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What A Day

Nov 1 2021 • 19 mins

President Biden and other leaders formally endorsed a new global corporate minimum tax at the G20 Summit in Rome. Under this agreement, corporations trying to avoid taxes by moving their profits to low-tax countries will now be forced to pay the difference. The world leaders also made several pledges on the environment ahead of a UN Climate Summit that began in Scotland. Employees at several Starbucks stores in the Buffalo area of New York have been looking to unionize, and the National Labor Relations Board last week gave them the go-ahead to hold elections. If they vote “yes,” it would be a first for the company and could lead to a broader push around the country.  And in headlines: the FDA authorized Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for children 5-11, American Airlines canceled over 1,800 flights this past the weekend, and The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inducted Carole King, Jay Z and more. Show Notes: The Buffalo News: “Buffalo Starbucks workers get ready to vote on union” – https://bit.ly/3myqtpK For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices