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Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees

Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees

Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Thursday laid off roughly 185 people from its Postmates division, or about 15 percent of Postmates’ total work force, said three people with knowledge of the actions, as the ride-hailing giant consolidates its food delivery …

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The New Yorker Magazine Union Employees Stage Daylong Walkout

The New Yorker Magazine Union Employees Stage Daylong Walkout

The New Yorker Magazine Union Employees Stage Daylong Walkout The New Yorker Magazine Union Employees Stage Daylong Walkout The New Yorker’s union employees did not go to work on Thursday. The more than 100 employees represented by The New Yorker Union, which includes fact checkers, web producers and some other editorial employees, decided on the daylong walkout after recent rounds …

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Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize, Culminating Years of Activism

Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize, Culminating Years of Activism

Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize, Culminating Years of Activism Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize, Culminating Years of Activism OAKLAND, Calif. — More than 225 Google engineers and other workers have formed a union, the group revealed on Monday, capping years of growing activism at one of the world’s largest companies and presenting a rare beachhead for labor organizers in staunchly …

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Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows

Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows

Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows The fast-growing cryptocurrency start-up Coinbase has been rattled in recent months by tensions between executives and employees who said they were being treated unfairly because of their race or gender. While management at the company has argued that the complaints were limited …

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Gig economy, agency and zero-hours staff face worse employment rights violations than the rest of the working population, Citizens Advice has warned as the number of people on zero-hours contracts …

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Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees

Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees

Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees A federal agency said on Wednesday that Google had most likely violated labor law when it fired two employees who were involved in labor organizing, a spokesman for the agency said. The pair were fired in November last year as Google grappled …

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Employees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Vote to Unionize

Employees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Vote to Unionize

Employees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Vote to Unionize Employees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Vote to Unionize An overwhelming majority of the employees eligible to unionize at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, have voted to join the United Auto Workers, becoming one of the latest bargaining units within a leading American cultural institution. Election …

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Second Investigation at Victoria’s Secret, but Employees Wonder What’s Changed

Second Investigation at Victoria's Secret, but Employees Wonder What’s Changed

Second Investigation at Victoria’s Secret, but Employees Wonder What’s Changed Second Investigation at Victoria’s Secret, but Employees Wonder What’s Changed It has been more than a year since L Brands, the owner of Victoria’s Secret, said it was hiring a law firm to investigate its billionaire founder Leslie H. Wexner’s close ties to the convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein, but …

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Google Employees Are Free to Speak Up. Except on Antitrust.

Google Employees Are Free to Speak Up. Except on Antitrust.

Google Employees Are Free to Speak Up. Except on Antitrust. Google Employees Are Free to Speak Up. Except on Antitrust. OAKLAND, Calif. — Google employees are not shy about speaking up. In the last few years, they have openly confronted the company about building a censored search engine in China, the handling of sexual harassment claims and its work with …

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10 of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s employees test positive for coronavirus

10 of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s employees test positive for coronavirus

10 of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s employees test positive for coronavirus 10 of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s employees test positive for coronavirus The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. At least 10 employees at Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith‘s production company have tested positive for …

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