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Nasty surprise: State learns it erred by using $2.5 billion in federal money to pay jobless claims

A pivotal question is whether employers, who pay into the state unemployment trust fund to cover jobless benefits, will have to bear some of the cost of the mistake.


Chamber hands out its annual awards

Stories you may have missed from the world of business.

Journalists at the country’s largest newspaper chain will walk off the job

Hundreds of staffers for 24 Gannett newspapers say they will not report to work for a day or two starting on Monday to call attention to budget cuts and put pressure on shareholders.

Mayor Michelle Wu signs new construction safety rules

The new rules will require construction and demolition projects to file detailed safety plans and will beef up enforcement by city inspectors.

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Are bus-only lanes on Summer Street a way to ease Seaport traffic congestion?

A stalled plan is back in play, but not everyone thinks it’s a smart idea.

Money stored in Venmo, other payment apps could be vulnerable, financial watchdog warns

The alert comes several weeks after the failure of three banks that experienced runs after fearful customers with uninsured deposits pulled their money en masse.

Supreme Court rules against union in labor dispute involving truck drivers and wet concrete

The decision united liberal and conservative justices in labor's latest loss at the high court.

Amazon to pay $31 million in privacy violation penalties for Alexa voice assistant and Ring camera

Amazon said it disagreed with the FTC’s claims on both Alexa and Ring and denied violating the law, but said the settlements “put these matters behind us.”