Midweek and welcome to the Business News Headlines for Wednesday the 4th day of October. Just ahead it would seem as if this has been the summer of labor actions and we've got two stories about how unions are flexing their muscle post pandemic. For the interview you'll meet Paul Kelly the President/CEO of MaxiForce the company his father founded back in 1994. But more than a business story you'll learn about the CIA, the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion that resulted in Paul's father Santiago Morales being in a Cuban prison for 18 years. Make sure you click through. Meanwhile, if you want to reach us on social media and if you're on Threads you can find us @Insight_On_Business. And you can hook up with us all day on Twitter or "X" @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here's what we've got for you today:
- 75,000 health care workers are on strike;
- Las Vegas hospitality workers vote to strike;
- Apple fixing their "HOT" iPhone 15 models;
- More student loan forgiveness has happened;
- The rising cost of buying a home...it's ugly;
- Some food news...think tacos;
- The Wall Street Report;
- Hate to return packages? Uber has a solution.
For the interview you'll meet Paul Kelly who is now the head MaxiForce a business dealing in agriculture and construction diesel engine parts. The business was started by his father Santiago Morales. Here you'll learn the "back-story" of Santiago, the CIA, and the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion that landed Santiago in a Cuban prison for 18 years. To listen click our player.
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