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Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...workplace, particularly for employees in the many states where workers can still be fired for being gay.Cook's sexual orientation...comment to The Associated Press.Fifty-three percent of workers in the U.S. who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/apple-ceo-tim-cook-publicl
Federal Reserve ends bond-buying stimulus

...policy meeting Wednesday dropped a previous reference to "significant" in referring to an "underutilization" of available workers. Instead, the Fed said the excess of would-be jobholders is "gradually diminishing." It also noted solid hiring gains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/federal-reserve-ends-bond-
Lindsey Graham says his remark about helping white men was joke

...leaders he thinks immigration reform has to be tied to changing Social Security and Medicaid because the nation needs more workers to support its aging population."Where do you get the workforce if 80 million Baby Boomers are going to retire unless you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-30/lindsey-graham
Jumbled on jobs

...decades," she said. "Our economy grows when businesses and entrepreneurs create good-paying jobs here in America and workers and families are empowered to build from the bottom up and the middle out."It's hard to imagine anyone so "absolutely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/jumbled-jobs
Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

...advertised prices from competitors' physical stores for several years. In 2011, it simplified the policy by making sure workers have the advertised prices of competitors on hand at the register, eliminating the need for shoppers to bring in an ad from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr
Georgia, states have power to restrict Ebola patients

...Georgia have a tiered response requiring quarantine for high risk travelers with exposure and active monitoring for health care workers who aren't showing symptoms.That has led to a "patchwork of responses, with some states responding more strongly to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-30/georgia-states-have-power-re
Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches in Georgia

...Senatorial Campaign Committee are still airing ads this week hammering Perdue as a wealthy corporate executive who mistreated workers and sent jobs overseas. DAVID PERDUEThe Republican's last ad opens with his familiar tactic of associating Nunn with President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
SRS officials detail future nuclear waste storage plans

...improvements."Maintaining our infrastructure is a challenge, based on the budgets," Gunter said.Also at the meeting, site workers discussed the need for additional space to store processed waste because of a delay opening a permanent federal repository...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/srs-officials-detail-futur
Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

...for Good Govern ment audience.Jordan's concerns also lie in equal pay for women, rural health care and emergency service workers, the environment and water."Women need equal pay for the jobs they are doing," she said. "As your senator, I will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
No SC plans for Ebola quarantine

...requiring 21-day quarantines for health care workers returning from West Africa after caring...which call for active monitoring of those workers but no quarantine.Several states have imposed 21-day quarantines for health care workers returning to the United States, regardless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-29/no-sc-plans-ebola-quarantine