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YouTube’s Factory Workers Are Angry

YouTube’s Factory Workers Are Angry

YouTube’s Factory Workers Are Angry YouTube’s Factory Workers Are Angry This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. People who make YouTube videos don’t clock in every morning or hang out in the break room. But for those who make money off their science videos or baking tutorials, YouTube is …

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Warehouse Workers in a Bind as Virus Spikes in Southern California

Warehouse Workers in a Bind as Virus Spikes in Southern California

Warehouse Workers in a Bind as Virus Spikes in Southern California Warehouse Workers in a Bind as Virus Spikes in Southern California BLOOMINGTON, Calif. — When Thomas and Kim Rocha bought their house in 2006 in this unincorporated swath of San Bernardino County about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, they looked out on a view of snow-capped mountains and …

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Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Its Workers Back

Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Its Workers Back

Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Its Workers Back Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Its Workers Back The British government, facing a potential avalanche of layoffs in the fall, announced a host of tax and spending measures on Wednesday to preserve and create jobs in Britain as the nation reopens its economy. Rishi Sunak, chancellor of the Exchequer, laid out to …

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United Airlines Could Furlough 36,000 Workers as Virus Cases Soar

United Airlines Could Furlough 36,000 Workers as Virus Cases Soar

United Airlines Could Furlough 36,000 Workers as Virus Cases Soar United Airlines Could Furlough 36,000 Workers as Virus Cases Soar United Airlines said on Wednesday that it could furlough as many as 36,000 employees, or nearly 40 percent of its global work force, this fall if travel remained weak and more workers did not accept concessions like reduced hours or …

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United Says 36,000 Workers Could be Furloughed: Live Updates

A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport in April.

United Says 36,000 Workers Could be Furloughed: Live Updates United Says 36,000 Workers Could be Furloughed: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport in April.Credit…Justin Sullivan/Getty Images United Airlines said on Wednesday that it could furlough as many as 36,000 workers, or nearly 40 percent …

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Workers in shut-down sectors may never be able to stop working

Workers in shut-down sectors may never be able to stop working

Workers in shut-down sectors may never be able to stop working Workers in shut-down sectors may never be able to stop working The devastating effects on the global economy of the coronavirus pandemic are rapidly making their presence felt on a very domestic level. Unless you have been living under a rock – which might not be a bad idea …

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Laid Off and Locked Up: Virus Traps Domestic Workers in Arab States

Laid Off and Locked Up: Virus Traps Domestic Workers in Arab States

Laid Off and Locked Up: Virus Traps Domestic Workers in Arab States Laid Off and Locked Up: Virus Traps Domestic Workers in Arab States BEIRUT, Lebanon — When the nine African women lost their jobs as domestic workers in Saudi Arabia because of the coronavirus lockdown, the agency that had recruited them stuffed them in a bare room with a …

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Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices

Live Coronavirus Updates: New Cases in U.S. Are Up 80% in Past 2 Weeks

Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices The federal work force in the U.S. is returning to the office under inconsistent reopening plans. As virus cases increase around the United States, some of the federal government’s 2.1 million employees are heading back to their offices …

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European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food.

European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food.

European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food. European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food. LONDON — In the southeast corner of Ireland, Brian Byrne’s event-planning business was confronting a calamity. It was the middle of March, and the coronavirus pandemic was nearing peak lethality. As the government barred gatherings like music festivals, his revenue disappeared, forcing …

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Ex-eBay Workers Sent Critics Live Roaches and a Mask of a Bloody Pig Face, U.S. Says

Ex-eBay Workers Sent Critics Live Roaches and a Mask of a Bloody Pig Face, U.S. Says

Ex-eBay Workers Sent Critics Live Roaches and a Mask of a Bloody Pig Face, U.S. Says Ex-eBay Workers Sent Critics Live Roaches and a Mask of a Bloody Pig Face, U.S. Says BOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Six eBay employees mounted a cyberstalking campaign — including sending boxes of live cockroaches and a Halloween mask of a bloody pig’s face — against …

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