SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell 2.7 percent on Tuesday, in a broad retreat led by financial and energy stocks as oil prices slumped, weak Chinese data renewed fears of slowing growth, and Canada officially slipped into recession.
Major companies in Canada's energy industry are making another round of deep staff cuts and further shrinking their spending plans as oil and gas players scramble to stay afloat as the year-long commodity rout continues.
MONTREAL - Quebecor has locked out workers at its printing plant in Mirabel, north of Montreal. The Teamsters union said the lockout directly affects 44 press workers, mechanics, electricians and handlers.
VANCOUVER ISLAND - The company proposing a floating liquefied natural gas project at the former Bamberton development site has found a partner to build a 128-kilometre natural gas pipeline to fuel it.