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Kroger-Albertsons Suit Wields Antitrust to Protect Union Workers

By Danielle Kaye Source: Bloomberg Law The US Federal Trade Commission’s challenge to Kroger Co.'s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. tees up a new antitrust argument impacting labor markets: The deal would hurt competition among unionized grocery workers. The FTC’s emphasis on the effect on unions brings a fresh [...]

2024-02-29T16:24:13-08:00February 29th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

We must start preparing the US workforce for the effects of AI – now

By Steven Greenhouse Source: The Guardian As artificial intelligence spreads rapidly across America’s economy, there’s a lively debate about how it will transform the future of work. What many people fail to realize is that AI has already changed millions of workers’ jobs – often for the worse. At Amazon, [...]

2024-03-01T13:02:01-08:00February 29th, 2024|Tags: , , |

US sues to block merger of grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons, saying it could push prices higher

By Dee-Ann Durbin Source: Associated Press The Federal Trade Commission sued to block a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons, saying the $24.6 billion deal would eliminate competition and lead to higher prices for millions of Americans. The FTC filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Oregon [...]

2024-02-26T11:40:09-08:00February 26th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

Is Kroger, Albertsons merger a good deal or rip-off? Lawsuit from feds, states could help shoppers find out.

By Editorial Board Source: Chicago Sun-Times We're pleased that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general across the country are expected to join forces next week in a lawsuit to block the planned merger of supermarket giants Kroger and Albertsons. Under a plan announced in 2022, Kroger would buy Albertsons [...]

2024-02-21T10:59:54-08:00February 21st, 2024|Tags: , , |
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