Inflation, audits, supply chain issues, and your calls.
The Big Three 10-14-21
1 Consumer prices rose by more than expected in September as food and energy costs surged, new government data show. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, the annual inflation rate climbed to a 13-year high of 5.4 percent in September, coming in higher than the median estimate of 5.3 percent.
2 Walmart,UPS, and FedEx are moving to work more shifts—including 24 hours per day, seven days per week—to address global supply disruptions that have contributed to a surge in inflation, theWhite Housesaid Wednesday.
3 A federal judge on Tuesday orderedUnited Airlinesnot to place workers seeking an exemption to the company’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on unpaid leave.
The temporary ruling was issued by U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman so workers who filed for an exemption aren’t unduly harmed before he can hear oral arguments in the case.
Six United workers sued the company last month over its plans to put on leave any employees who requested religious or medical exemptions. The suit said the employees were effectively told they’d be terminated if they sought exemptions and alleged that the company was violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA.
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