Business & Economy

Delta Air Lines says cancellations continue as it tries to restore operations after tech outage
Airlines, including Delta Air Lines, continued to struggle to restore operations two days after a faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide and resulted in several carriers grounding flights.
Growing people, not crops, is the goal of a Moorhead farm
The Red River Valley is well known for large farms growing an abundance of corn, soybeans and sugar beets. But there’s a unique farm near Moorhead that’s finding success by focusing on a very different kind of growth: human skills and knowledge.
As new tech threatens jobs, Silicon Valley promotes no-strings cash aid
Many tech entrepreneurs have long suggested that guaranteed income could cushion job losses from AI and automation. The latest and largest study of the idea was spearheaded by the man behind ChatGPT.
Trench collapses have killed hundreds of workers in the U.S. over the last decade
More than 250 people have died since 2013 when trenches they were working in caved in. In most cases, the employers failed to follow basic government regulations for making trenches safe.
American Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendant union, avoiding strike
American Airlines has struck an agreement with the union representing the company's flight attendants, avoiding a large-scale strike that had threatened the airline's profits. 
The FDA misses its deadline again to propose a ban on formaldehyde in hair products
The FDA's proposed rule would take a large step in shedding light on the potential harm that formaldehyde can cause to the many Black women who typically use hair straightening products.
Minnesota executive Carla Vernón on leading and inspiring the next generation
This show has been rescheduled. Coming up, MPR News host Angela Davis talks with Carla Vernón about leading in corporate America while staying true to yourself. Vernón is CEO of The Honest Company, which sells baby, bath and beauty products and is a former executive at General Mills and Amazon.
Rainbow Health abruptly closes, shocking workers
Long-running Twin Cities HIV and LGBTQ+ health center Rainbow Health announced Thursday that it’s suddenly closing, citing financial challenges. The union representing staff says the news came as a shock to workers.
Fridley bakery closing amid strong job market
A Twin Cities union leader said that he expects 170 people who work at a commercial bakery in Fridley will be able to find similar jobs after the facility closes later this year as part of a cost-cutting move.