A group of Democratic senators want to know if Amazon was retaliating against whistleblowers when it fired four workers who raised concerns about the spread of Covid-19 in the company’s warehouses, the New York Times reported. The lawmakers, including senators Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris, asked for more information about the company’s firing policies. Amazon told the New...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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