Hundreds of jobs in huge new Buy It Direct warehouse near East Midlands Airport

More than 200 jobs lie ahead as an online retailer moves into its massive new warehouse near East Midlands Airport. Buy It Direct is looking to fill positions as quickly as possible and is offering an attendance bonus of £ 500 for new entrants due to a UK-wide labor shortage. …

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Supply chain issues causing tamale shortage and rising prices

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – The Christmas season in Texas isn’t complete without delicious tamales. But statewide and here in central Texas, supply chain issues make it difficult and expensive for restaurants and tamale makers to get their hands on the ingredients they need. For the Gama family, they bake tamales …

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A Changed Economy, Auto News, ET Auto

The stimulus helped avert disaster. The global economy contracted in 2020, but only 3.1%. The IMF now expects record growth of 5.9% for 2021. Workers at a fast food restaurant in Sacramento, Calif., Exasperated by working in sweltering heat for low wages, demanded more pay and a new air conditioner …

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Inmates get jobs at Bernard Matthews turkey factory to fill vacancies

Make bird! Inmates get jobs at Bernard Matthews turkey factory to fill vacancies as part of government campaign to rehabilitate criminals Nearly 100 prisoners or former prisoners work in the poultry and hotel industries Manpower collection is part of government initiative to rehabilitate criminals Turkey Producer Bernard Matthews and Greene …

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COVID sugarcane shortage and supply chain issues

It is the great sugar cane crisis of 2021. Weak peppermint crops and logistical problems caused by COVID have created a problem for Big Candy. “We only got half of our order of candy canes for the holiday season and sold out almost immediately. We don’t have any in stock …

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Lowry: No, inflation is not a corporate conspiracy | News, Sports, Jobs

President Joe Biden has the misfortune of being president when American companies have decided to band together and defraud American consumers. At least that’s the story the White House and its allies, especially Senator Elizabeth Warren, want to tell. The White House has particularly targeted meat packers in recent days. …

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Is Fido capricious? Pet Foods Affected by Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply chain issues do not spare pets. Finicky felines and picky puppies may find different food in their bowl these days due to the disruption. Freshpet Inc. FRPT, -3.20%, which makes pet food from natural ingredients, issued a revenue warning on Friday after supply chain issues hit the company. “Supply …

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Nissan worker bailout fails to secure most jobs – CVBJ

Closed on December 31 CHERRY FLIX Madrid Updated on Saturday, December 18, 2021 – 08:19 The withdrawal of the Chinese GWM, which was the flagship project, will be offset by the strengthening of the role of the electromobility pole. Industry says 1,400 jobs are “covered” Nissan’s reindustrialization commission, made up …

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supply shortage: supply shortages and emboldened workers: a changing economy

Workers at a fast food restaurant in Sacramento, Calif., Exasperated by working in sweltering heat for low wages, demanded more pay and a new air conditioner – and got both. Orders poured in to an Italian auto supplier, which struggled to source enough of everything from plastics to microchips to …

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The closure of Highway 5 risks disrupting an already fragile supply chain

This week, weather conditions caused an almost 8-hour shutdown of I-5 near the Oregon-Washington border. The pause in two-way traffic on the main interstate highway, and essentially no detour options for the major hubs, will almost certainly cause delays in the delivery of various cargo. Mark Gibson, owner of the …

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