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Machinists seek union vote at Boeing plant in South Carolina; company opposes move

...those who signed cards is not released, Larkin said. Boeing employs about 7,500 people in South Carolina.Company spokeswoman Candy Eslinger said the petition to the NLRB includes production and maintenance workers at the assembly plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/machinists-seek-union-vote
Honda adjusts North American output due to parts shortage

...production as the auto parts came in by air, but an Indiana plant and another in Canada still have to trim output, company spokeswoman Misato Fukushima said Friday in Tokyo headquarters.Production from Feb. 16 to Feb. 23 was already cut by 20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/honda-adjusts-north-americ
Health insurance giant's database hacked

...and it contacted the FBI and made "every effort" to close the security vulnerability once it discovered it.Company spokeswoman Kristin Binns said the data accessed was not encrypted, but that would not have thwarted this attack because the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/health-insurance-giants-da
Washington Crossing shopping center renovation nears completion

...Mediterranean chain, is on track to begin in February and conclude in the first half of this year, according to a company spokeswoman.Atlanta-based S.J. Collins Enterprises is redeveloping the 149,000-square-foot center and has announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-13/washington-
Yellowstone in talks to increase wireless capabilities

...CenturyLink has not submitted a formal application on the Yellowstone proposal, according to park officials and company spokeswoman Michelle Jack son. For the project to make economic sense, she said, the company has asked for most costs to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/yellowstone-talks-increase
Shoppers still look to layaway for holiday purchases

...securing the must-have gifts of the holiday season early to making a series of flexible payments over time," company spokeswoman Linda Connors said in an e-mail. "We also enhanced our layaway program this year to allow customers to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-12/shoppers-st
Starbucks moving closer to domestic production of VIA in south Augusta

...The Georgia Economic Developers Association lauded the Augusta Economic Development Authority for the project.Company spokeswoman Laurel Harper said a month to have the facility completed has not been pinpointed. Hiring efforts continue to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-07/starbucks-moving-closer-domestic-pr
Office Depot plans to close at least 400 US stores

...close 150 U.S. stores this year, mostly in the fourth quarter. It closed 14 stores in the first quarter, a company spokeswoman said.All of the store closures are anticipated to occur by the end of 2016.The company did not release a list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-06/office-depot-plans-close-l
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...hired by a different subcontractor and kept on, initially, after Infosys began working with Harley-Davidson.A company spokeswoman said Infosys has about 17,000 employees in the U.S., about 25 percent U.S. hires. In filings to the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Home Depot fires SUV dad

...The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV. Company spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Thursday that Justin Ross Harris no longer works for the company but wouldn't say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/home-depot-fires-suv-dad