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Business Wal-Mart announces expansion of veteran hiring Wal-Mart announces expansion of veteran hiring
As the two-year anniversary approaches of the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment program the company launched on Memorial Day 2013, the retail giant announced Wednesday that it is expanding its original plan to hire 100,000 veterans by 2018 to hire a total of 250,000 recently discharged veterans by 2020.
Business ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle salmonella criminal case ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle salmonella criminal case
ConAgra Foods agreed Wednesday to pay $11.2 million to settle a federal criminal charge that the company shipped Peter Pan peanut butter tainted with salmonella from a plant in Georgia more than eight years ago, triggering a massive recall and food-safety investigation after more than 600 people got sick.
Business Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
Business PayPal facing $25M sanction for illegal credit sign-ups PayPal facing $25M sanction for illegal credit sign-ups
Federal regulators are proposing that PayPal Inc. pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it illegally signed up customers for its online credit product, used misleading advertising and mishandled billing disputes.