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September’s jobs creation comes up short with gain of just 194,000

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The U.S. economy created jobs at a much slower-than-expected pace in September, a pessimistic sign about the state of the economy though the total was held back substantially by a sharp drop in government employment. Nonfarm payrolls rose by just 194,000 in the month, compared with the Dow Jones estimate of 500,000, the Labor Department...

Delta Air Lines CEO says 90% of employees are vaccinated against Covid without company mandate

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Delta Air Lines said Wednesday 90% of its workforce of about 80,000 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19, weeks before the company imposes a $200 monthly insurance surcharge on staff who haven’t gotten shots. The Atlanta-based airline’s CEO, Ed Bastian, earlier this month said about 85% of its staff was vaccinated. On Wednesday, Bastian said he expected...

United Airlines plans new flights to Jordan and Europe in bet on revival of international travel

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United Airlines plans to add 10 new trans-Atlantic flights in 2022, a bet that cooped up U.S. customers will race to get out of the country to visit Norwegian fjords, Jordan’s archeological sites or the Canary Islands after international travel was largely on pause since the Covid pandemic began. The additions include five new destinations: three-times-a-week service to...

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