The British and European car industries had lobbied for a delay in a measure that would have added costly tariffs to many electric vehicles.
New York Times
Once accustomed to a status outside the usual management-labor hierarchy, many health professionals now feel as put upon as any clock-punching worker.
The number of openings fell to 8.7 million from 9.3 million in September, the Labor Department said, a sign of continued cooling in the labor market.
The group, including Britain, France and the United States, said the agreement was critical to meeting nations’ climate commitments.
Jerome H. Powell, the central bank’s chair, has been interrupted recently by a climate group that thinks disruption will win the day.
The Biden administration issued new rules to prevent Chinese firms from supplying parts for electric cars set to receive billions of dollars in tax credits.
The Federal Reserve chair said officials could still raise rates “if” that becomes necessary, and that it’s too soon to guess when they will ease.
The Personal Consumption Expenditures price index continued to cool and consumer spending was moderate, good news for the Federal Reserve.
The United Automobile Workers’ effort, with a long-elusive goal, follows its success in securing big raises in contracts with the Detroit automakers.
Some firms argue that a law aimed at popularizing electric vehicles risks turning the United States into an assembly shop for Chinese-made technology.