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State statisticians lose a whole year’s strike days

Tower Hamlets council workers on strike last year (Pic: Guy Smallman) How many workers went on strike in 2020? One good answer might be “not enough”. But the official answer is “we will never know”. At the start of the pandemic the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced it was …

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Stock Futures Edge Down Ahead of Powell’s Comments

U.S. stock futures edged lower Tuesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony in Congress on the health of the economy. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked down 0.1%. The benchmark stocks gauge on Monday fell for a fifth consecutive day, its longest losing streak since last …

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