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Talking Biz News Today – Oct. 2, 2023

October 2, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

UK Treasury chief says he’ll hike the minimum wage but rules out tax cuts while inflation stays high, by Jill Lawless

The UAE holds a major oil and gas conference just ahead of hosting UN COP28 climate talks in Dubai, by Joe Gambrell


A contract for 75,000 workers is about to expire. The largest US health care strike in history could be next, by Samantha Delouya

California law raises minimum wage for fast food workers, by Danielle Wiener-Bronner, Natasha Chen and Jack Hannah

The Wall Street Journal

Walgreens Test of Ad-Enabled Cooler Doors Ends Up in Court, by Katie Deighton

Small Business Bankruptcies Rising at Worst Pace Since Pandemic, by Ruth Simon


Ford CEO says UAW is ‘holding the deal hostage’ over EV battery plants, by Michael Wayland and John Rosevear

United Airlines pilots approve new contract with up to 40% raises, by Leslie Josephs


Walmart says is streamlining job titles, changes pay for corporate staff, by Gursimrankaur Mehar

News about business journalism:

Dallas Biz Journal names Anderson its editor

How Healthcare Brew reached 100,000 subscriptions

WSJ editor Tucker on Gershkovich detention

Washington Post taps Bogage to be Congress economics correspondent

Mahal departs Business Insider for the AP

WSJ Washington biz editor Corrigan departing

Nover departing Quartz for Slate

Wired hires Gilbert to cover extremism and disinformation

Former Fox News analyst Rodriguez named co-host of Bloomberg podcast

FT looks to end print editions in some countries















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