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Economist awarded medal of freedom by Trump says low wage employees ‘aren’t worth $15’

Economist awarded medal of freedom by Trump says low wage employees ‘aren’t worth $15’

Economist awarded medal of freedom by Trump says low wage employees ‘aren’t worth $15’ Economist awarded medal of freedom by Trump says low wage employees ‘aren’t worth $15’ An economist favoured by Donald Trump has triggered outraged for saying that low-wage employees “aren’t worth $15”, during a discussion about job automation. Art Laffer, in an interview on Tuesday, told Fox …

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New Yorker Employees Stage Protest Outside Anna Wintour’s Townhouse

New Yorker Employees Stage Protest Outside Anna Wintour’s Townhouse

New Yorker Employees Stage Protest Outside Anna Wintour’s Townhouse New Yorker Employees Stage Protest Outside Anna Wintour’s Townhouse On Monday morning, union employees at The New Yorker unveiled a website that included their demands for higher pay and better job security, as well as the statement that they were “on the verge of a strike.” On Tuesday evening, the employees …

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Two in five employees ‘have more flexible working hours then before pandemic’

Two in five employees ‘have more flexible working hours then before pandemic’

Two in five employees ‘have more flexible working hours then before pandemic’ Two in five employees ‘have more flexible working hours then before pandemic’ About two in five (42%) employees say they have more flexibility in their working hours now than they did before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Nearly a fifth (17%) of people surveyed have a lot more flexibility, …

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India and Israel Inflame Facebook’s Fights With Its Own Employees

India and Israel Inflame Facebook’s Fights With Its Own Employees

India and Israel Inflame Facebook’s Fights With Its Own Employees India and Israel Inflame Facebook’s Fights With Its Own Employees SAN FRANCISCO — When India’s government ordered Facebook and other tech companies to take down posts critical of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic in April, the social network complied. But once it did, its employees flocked to online chat …

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Brooklyn Museum Employees Take Steps Toward a Union

Brooklyn Museum Employees Take Steps Toward a Union

Brooklyn Museum Employees Take Steps Toward a Union Brooklyn Museum Employees Take Steps Toward a Union Employees at yet another of New York City’s major museums have taken steps to form a union. This time the organizing effort is taking place at the Brooklyn Museum, where a proposed union would represent a mixture of full- and part-time workers. The Technical, …

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Delta will require that new employees be vaccinated.

Delta will require that new employees be vaccinated.

Delta will require that new employees be vaccinated. Delta will require that new employees be vaccinated. Delta Air Lines will require new hires to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, but will exempt current employees from that mandate, making it one of the first major corporations to embrace such a requirement. “Any person joining Delta in the future, a future employee, …

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At Blaine Wetzel’s Willows Inn, Employees Report Years of Workplace Abuse

At Blaine Wetzel’s Willows Inn, Employees Report Years of Workplace Abuse

At Blaine Wetzel’s Willows Inn, Employees Report Years of Workplace Abuse At Blaine Wetzel’s Willows Inn, Employees Report Years of Workplace Abuse When she was hired full-time, she said, Mr. Wetzel told her she was in line for a sous-chef position. (Many employees said they had heard the same promise, usually when they were on the verge of quitting.) But …

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Bloomberg Employees Get Access to Hospital’s Vaccine Slots

Bloomberg Employees Get Access to Hospital’s Vaccine Slots

Bloomberg Employees Get Access to Hospital’s Vaccine Slots Bloomberg Employees Get Access to Hospital’s Vaccine Slots NYU Langone Health, a major New York hospital system, has set aside Covid-19 vaccination shots for employees of Bloomberg L.P., the financial data and media company owned by the billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg. Bloomberg employees were told of the arrangement in an internal memo …

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Organizing Gravediggers, Cereal Makers and, Maybe, Amazon Employees

Organizing Gravediggers, Cereal Makers and, Maybe, Amazon Employees

Organizing Gravediggers, Cereal Makers and, Maybe, Amazon Employees Organizing Gravediggers, Cereal Makers and, Maybe, Amazon Employees A group of gravediggers in Columbus, Ohio, who just negotiated a 3 percent raise. The poultry plant that processes chicken nuggets for McDonald’s. The workers who make Cap’n Crunch in Iowa. The women’s shoe department at Saks Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The Retail, Wholesale …

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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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