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Tuesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Tuesday’s business headlines.

Wells Fargo

Well Fargo, the fourth-largest U.S. bank, is rolling out an initiative to bring more people into the banking system.

The firm said it will increase access to affordable products, expand financial-education offerings and launch a national unbanked advisory task force.

Wells Fargo also will set a 10-year goal for reducing the number of people who are unbanked.

Airline weight

Airline passengers wmay be required to step on the scale at the airport or share how much they weigh before boarding a flight.

That’s according to the airline blog View from the Wing, citing an advisory sent out by the FAA.

Data airlines use to measure passenger weight to ensure safety onboard planes may be outdates as the obesity rate in the U.S. increases.

Amazon

Amazon is establishing a program focused on improving the health and wellness of its hourly warehouse staffers, after years of criticism over worker safety.

Called WorkingWell, it aims to better educate some of its employees to avoid workplace injuries and improve mental health on the job.

The online retailer began testing parts of the program two years ago and plans to expand it to 1,000 facilities by the end of the year.

Cosmic Crisp

The new apple variety, Cosmic Crisp, is becoming so popular. It’s price is going up.

The apple was created at Washington State University.

Cosmic Crisp brought in $4.5 million in sales during April.

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