MGM Springfield opens with fanfare

By Andy Rosen and Sophia Eppolito Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent   August 24, 2018 SPRINGFIELD — The MGM Springfield resort casino opened its doors Friday with a flourish that would befit the return of a conquering war hero. An army of uniformed workers at the downtown complex paraded past blocks-long lines of people who…

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Thousands of Amazon workers receive food stamps. Now Bernie Sanders wants Amazon to pay up.

The median Amazon worker received $28,446 last year. The company’s founder, Jeffrey P. Bezos, is the world’s wealthiest man, with a net worth of $157 billion. (Giulio Napolitano/Bloomberg) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will soon introduce legislation that would require large employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonald’s to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public…

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China Ex-Billionaire Goes Missing, Sparking Rout in Casino Stock

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Woman says she was fired via text message with manager saying it’s “not a good time” for her maternity leave

A pregnant Washington state woman said she was fired via text message from a sub shop where worked, with a store manager telling her “it’s not a good time to have somebody who is leaving for maternity leave in several months anyway.” Kameisha Denton told CBS Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV that she had told the manager she was…

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