Hitachi-Mitsubishi Merger Talks Hit Snag

Hitachi Ltd and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will likely suspend talks to combine some infrastructure-related businesses, and chances of a full merger appear slim, sources with knowledge of the matter Thursday.

SAG, AFTRA Formally Discussing Merger

The Screen Actors Guild and its smaller sister union, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, have begun formal discussions to merge their unions. Committees approved by the respective boards of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA to come up with a plan to combine the unions met for the first time over the weekend.