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Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workers

Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said it will provide its workers...

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workers

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Amazon reportedly plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work? Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees—...
00:16, 07/16/2019

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs. ...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Amazon Plans to Spend $700 Million Retraining Its Workforce Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or else...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce Amazon.com plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do the...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce Amazon.com Inc. plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees d...
20:16, 07/11/2019

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pl...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax bene...
14:16, 07/19/2019

Amazon CTO Vogels battles through protesters in AWS keynote as company pledges $700 million to upskill workers Amazon CTO Werner Vogels noted protesters during a keynote and said: "I'm more than willing to have a conversation, but maybe they should let me finis...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Delta to workers: Spend money on video games, not dues; union supporters outraged The International Association of Machinists is trying to organize Delta ground workers and flight attendants and Delta is fighting the effort.  ...
15:32, 05/10/2019

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the a...
12:16, 06/20/2019

Amazon asked some advertisers to increase spend on Prime Day by at least 100% Amazon Prime Day 2019 is an opportunity for Amazon to push companies to spend more on ads, some experts told CNBC. Amazon made $2.72 billion in its "o...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Get £10 off a £25 spend when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering £10 off a £25 shop if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to ...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Tom Steyer Will Run for President and Plans to Spend $100 Million on His Bid Mr. Steyer, the hedge fund investor turned impeachment activist, may disrupt the Democratic primary with his vast fortune and confrontational tactics....
15:16, 07/09/2019

Here's how the average American would spend $10 million If given $10 million dollars, the average American would spend it all in only seven years. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.   &...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Caliber hospitality is expected to spend $20 million on a new hotel TUCSON – It’s been in the works for a while but today city leaders and business people broke ground on a hotel at the Tucson Convention Ce...
08:16, 05/14/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match G...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the ...
16:16, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to financial relief f...
18:32, 07/17/2019

PlayStation accounts for one-quarter of game industry’s $29.4 million TV ad spend in April PlayStation ramped up its marketing in April and ended the month accounting for 26.9% of all gaming-industry ad spend on national broadcast and cable ...
17:16, 05/11/2019

Papa John's will spend additional $80 million on franchisee relief and marketing Papa John's said Wednesday that the company will invest an additional $80 million in its domestic franchisees and marketing, as the pizza chain&#...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Spend management software provider Ivalua raises $60 million at a $1 billion valuation Ivalua, a company developing cloud-based enterprise spend management software, raised $60 million in growth equity at a $1 billion valuation.Read More...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a ple...
18:00, 07/09/2019

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other is...
08:48, 07/16/2019

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the ...
23:16, 07/08/2019

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security eng...
15:32, 07/12/2019

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. w...
12:32, 07/15/2019

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them ...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not...
19:48, 07/08/2019

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, l...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next w...
08:48, 07/13/2019

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sa...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon ...
12:00, 07/16/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions o...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Polish Amazon workers demand their salaries be doubled Amazon workers in Poland are demanding that their salaries be roughly doubled, the latest in a spate of labour disputes to hit the world's largest onl...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own...
02:48, 05/23/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood edu...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan...
09:32, 07/16/2019

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some emp...
05:32, 07/16/2019

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities in the country to strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work s...
05:48, 07/15/2019

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture ...
01:32, 07/16/2019

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to a...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Amazon to Roll Out Automated Packing Machines, Offers $10k for Employees to Become Gig Workers Amazon plans to introduce new packaging machines at its warehouses that could eliminate 1,300 jobs nationwide, according to a new report from Reuters....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wage...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.  &...
01:16, 07/16/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’ Amazon responded Monday morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages,” saying...
20:16, 06/17/2019

Brazil Mining Giant Vale to Pay $107 Million to Compensate Workers for Dam Disaster The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, wh...
02:16, 07/16/2019

Toys R Us workers win $2 million severance settlement year after stores closed A judge approved the settlement for 33,000 former Toys R Us employees who lost their jobs last year when the toy chain closed all stores.   ...
01:48, 06/28/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon responded this morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers "starvation wages" in a...
15:48, 06/17/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as ret...
00:48, 05/09/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.  ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Some of Amazon's highly paid tech workers say warehouse worker conditions are 'a source of shame' (AMZN) AP Images / Peter Wynn Thompson Some Amazon tech workers say they are ashamed of the working conditions of the company's warehouse workers. The tech ...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Over 34 million people use Amazon Fire TV Amazon Fire TV has over 34 million monthly active users, further widening its lead over competitor Roku. Jenn Prenner, head of global marketing, growt...
23:32, 05/15/2019

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.    ...
18:48, 07/10/2019

Amazon workers are planning a strike on Prime Day: 'We need change' Workers at an Amazon warehouse in suburban Minneapolis are using the strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.    &...
00:48, 07/09/2019

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping g...
05:32, 06/04/2019

Buffett's Berkshire reveals $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to u...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Amazon commits $700 million to ‘upskill’ a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025 Amazon has said that it's investing $700 million over a six year period to "upskill" 100,000 employees, representing a third of its U.S. workforce. Re...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to u...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Amazon is spending $800 million to make free one-day shipping standard for Prime More than a decade ago, Amazon launched its Prime membership service with the promise of free two-day shipping. The unique offer helped attract millio...
19:32, 04/29/2019

Amazon to donate $8 million to fight homelessness in its HQ cities, Seattle and Arlington Amazon on Tuesday said it will donate $8 million to fight homelessness in HQ cities. It will also match up to $5 million in employee donations.  ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 will last 48 hours and include a million+ deals and thousands of product launches While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still many months away, the busiest shopping day of the year for Amazon Prime members is right around the corn...
22:16, 06/25/2019

How to spend a day in Dubai for less than $100 We break down a typical tourist's day in Dubai by cost, based on popular hotels, restaurants, and activities. We give budget alternatives in each of ...
01:32, 06/02/2019

Europe: Borrowing to Spend In our research we've shown subscribers that throughout history, the one factor that has consistently preceded financial crises is the build-up of deb...
14:48, 05/01/2019

How much should you spend as a wedding guest? This is how much you should spend on a wedding if you’re only a guest. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.     &...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Spend too much? Here's what is causing you to be a shopaholic Even in the absence of shopping "holidays" like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day, designed to entice consumers to spend on items they never planned t...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Watch How To Spend A Day In Dubai For Less Than $100 100 USD - or approximately Rs 7,000 - is actually enough money to cover your stay, food and sightseeing for a day if you're exploring Dubai on a budge...
13:48, 06/20/2019

I Have $200,000 to Spend on Something Faster Than My Audi RS7! What Car Should I Buy? Robert has an Audi RS7 which is a very fast car but better suited as a daily driver, he wants a weekend toy and maybe some track days. It needs to be ...
02:32, 06/28/2019

Facebook's Pricey Ad Spend May Not Impress Facebook plans to spend big to revamp its image with users. But while the social media giant has made its fortune selling other companies’ ads, its ow...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Here's how US border officials want to spend $20.8B in 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Department of Homeland Security entity, has asked Congress for $18.2 billion to fund operations in fiscal 2020, ...
23:48, 05/09/2019

SUV owners spend up to £409 more on fuel each year News 7 May, 2019 Investigation compares average annual mileage and economy figures for SUVs against similar saloons, estates and hatchba...
14:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Detroit could spend $9M to fix streetlights DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit filed against manufacturer of LED streetlights that Detroit officials say are burning out prematurely or cracking...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Game industry TV ad spend craters in May There was a huge decrease in gaming industry TV ad spend from April to May, down to an estimated $9.3 million from the previous $29.4 million.Read Mor...
00:32, 06/17/2019

Nonfiction: Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
20:32, 05/21/2019

DDoS Attacker Will Spend Two Years In Prison One of the men behind a series of 2013 attacks on games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 has been sentenced to 27 months in jail, and must pay $95,00...
12:00, 07/04/2019

Google Pixel 3a review: The best (non iPhone) $400 you'll ever spend After having spent a week reviewing Google's Pixel 3a, I've got to say it impressed me. A lot. And at $400, it might just be the best Android phone on...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the...
05:16, 07/04/2019

Spend Some Quality Time With The Tyrrell Six-Wheeler If you’re going to pick an unorthodox Formula One car from history to be the one you idolize and hold on high above all others, the Tyrrell P34 isn’t ...
04:16, 05/20/2019

Spend $20 On Stuff You Need to Buy Anyway, Get a $30 Mrs. Meyer's Gift Set For Free Here’s your no-brainer deal of the day. If you visit this page and enter your email, Grove Collaborative will give you $30 worth of Grove and Mrs. Mey...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Pro-Trump group to spend $20M on registering voters in Fla., Pa., N.C., Ga. The pro-Trump group America First Policies this week is kicking off a $20 million bid to register voters in four states, a huge amount aimed at gettin...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 mln on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match G...
22:32, 06/14/2019

Liberal Millionaires Will Spend Big in States in 2020 2020 will be a crucial election year not just for the roughly 55 percent of this country that wants Trump out, but for the possibility of any kind of ...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Rearrange Your Furniture Before You Spend Money on Redecorating Every now and then, you might feel the urge. You can’t imagine why you ever picked out a couch in that shade of grey. You’re starting to think the ant...
10:00, 05/11/2019

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
14:00, 06/06/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretch...
11:00, 06/26/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in wareh...
22:32, 07/03/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Re...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole ...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Alphabet continues to spend hundreds of millions on 'other bets' The year is looking bright for Google. Despite being slapped with a $1.7 billion fine by the European Commission for its "abusive" advertising prices ...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, and wil...
21:32, 04/30/2019

Spend Three Minutes Watching This R34 Nissan GT-R Get Lovingly Detailed Maybe I’m weird because I enjoy watching detailing videos, but there’s something just so inherently satisfying with watching a car being deep cleaned....
21:16, 05/29/2019

Comment of the Day: If You're Going to Spend Money on Anything, Make It Tires Edition Our dear David Tracy is off on another adventure, kind of, having acquired yet another a $500 Jeep he’ll probably end up driving for years. But the po...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Lonely hearts: Older Americans spend half the day alone Americans 60 and older spend about half their waking hours alone, and for those who have no partner, “alone time rises to over 10 hours a day,” accord...
18:32, 07/03/2019

Crypto is coming: get ready to spend Facebook’s money The social network is likely to release details of its cryptocurrency this week: and it won’t be much like BitcoinFirst it had your friends, then it h...
08:32, 06/16/2019

US adults spend billions on video games for their smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 85 percent more than in 2015, a...
22:01, 05/09/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. ...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   &...
16:16, 06/13/2019

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stabi...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Steyer pledges to spend $100M on 2020 presidential bid, already going up with TV ads Billionaire progressive activist and Trump impeachment advocate Tom Steyer is planning to pour millions of his own money into his newly launched campa...
23:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. might spend up to $1 billion to make U.S. networks 100% Huawei-free FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, a Democrat, was confirmed by the Senate in January to that position joining fellow lefty Jessica Rosenworcel to make...
16:16, 06/23/2019

The world's 14 quirky places to spend the night From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.  ...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Spend a Night in the Glass House from Black Mirror Want to spend a night in the middle of a desert like a tech billionaire in need of a digital detox? If you haven’t binge-watched the new season of Bl...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the ...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2...
15:00, 05/11/2019

How much money do rich families spend to get their kids into college? A CNBC survey of America’s millionaire population found that, on average, they spent less than $1,000 to increase their child’s college en...
01:16, 06/15/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon. ...
16:00, 07/09/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to thi...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Spend the summer at these secret East Coast beach towns See shells, not crowds. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, countless New Yorkers flock to the Kiawahs and Kennebunkports of the Eastern seaboa...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognitio...
13:00, 07/16/2019

US must spend $4.5bn to prevent more child migrant deaths at border, warns CBP CBP’s acting commissioner blames rising number of deaths of child migrants in US detention on a lack of federal fundingMore children may die in the de...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled...
04:48, 06/20/2019

NBA free agency: Which teams have money to spend on All-Star talent? Several NBA teams, including the Knicks, Nets, Clippers, Lakers and Kings, have plenty of cash to spend in free agency, which opens Sunday.  ...
00:48, 06/30/2019

Heading south for retirement? Here are the top 10 cities where you should spend your golden years It should come as no surprise that moving south is a popular choice for retirees. These are the top U.S. Southern cities, taking into account things s...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Verizon will hook you up with a gift card if you spend at least $100 on select accessories Verizon isn't generally known for its generosity when it comes to either service rates or smartphone prices, but if you're currently in the market for...
00:48, 06/07/2019

India Moves to Spend More and Draw Investment to Spur Growth India said it would increase state spending and allow more foreign investment in an effort to accelerate the growth of an economy that is increasingly...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Why not spend some time with Mark Cuban, 2 Chainz, and the most expensivest horses? Like most of what he does, 2 Chainz’ Most Expensivest series is a delight, and this installment with Shark Tank shark and Dallas Mavericks owner/blowh...
23:48, 06/27/2019

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private as...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Men spend more on impulse buys than women. Here are 6 ways to break the habit A new CNBC and Acorns survey shows that men spend more on impulse buys than women, breaking old stereotypes. Experts give tips on how to break the hab...
17:32, 07/01/2019

Madrid: How to spend an unforgettable weekend in football’s capital city "Madrid eats, sleeps and breathes football. Home to three of Spain’s top-flight teams during the 2018-2019 season and to some magnificent stadiums, it...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Why New Yorkers spend big bucks for ‘exclusive’ Hampton Jitney memberships The Hampton Jitney, the bus that runs hourly between Manhattan and the North and South forks, is now offering a limited-in-number membership. Yep, you...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer sa...
18:32, 07/11/2019

Google to spend further 1 bln euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including...
18:16, 06/24/2019

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but ne...
10:16, 06/28/2019

SuperData: Millennials spend average of $112 a month on gaming content Millennials spend an average of $112 a month on gaming content. That is more than any other age group, including the Gen X and Gen Z demographics.Read...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on th...
22:00, 05/21/2019

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the allianc...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Man says women he invited to spend the night swiped watches, $25K in cash A Madison Avenue resident awoke to find two of his pricey watches — including a $42,000 Rolex — and $25,000 in cash were stolen after he i...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Google to spend further 1 billion euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including...
16:32, 06/24/2019

You Need This Memory Foam Seat Cushion If You Spend Your Workday In an Office Chair It is literally no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in an office that sitting in a desk chair sucks. Even if your chair isn’t totally uncomforta...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Samsung to spend more than $14 billion in second phase of China chip plant: Xinhua South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will spend more than $14 billion in the second phase of investment in its memory chip plant in Xian...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Doctor who attacked boy in ‘ski rage’ assault will spend next three Valentine’s Days in jail A New Jersey doctor who pummeled a 12-year-old boy in a “ski rage” attack three years ago will spend the next three Valentine’s Days...
08:48, 06/28/2019

America Could Spend $400 Billion on a Wall to Hold Back the Rising Seas—and It Might Not Be Enough At the end of the day, everything about climate change is a choice. And among the most serious choices are the ones we’ll face are along our coasts.Re...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.      &#...
03:16, 07/18/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the best deals on Amazon UAE Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here, and we're already scrambling to find the best deals to add to our carts. Our Prime Day deals list is ...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Quirky places to spend the night around the world, from a birds' nest to a potato From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.  ...
18:16, 07/14/2019

For once, I had time to spend 15 minutes on my teeth. And boy, did it feel good | Hannah Jane Parkinson Tiny grooming actions can make a big difference to your state of mindA couple of years ago, after coming out of a secure psychiatric ward, I stayed fo...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Florida inmates spend Fourth of July comforting shelter dogs from fireworks Dogs at a Florida shelter won’t have to endure Fourth of July fireworks all alone. The animals — known to be frightened during one of America...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 m...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 millio...
18:00, 05/20/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says....
03:32, 06/15/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Donald Trump, Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer agree to spend $2T to fix U.S. infrastructure President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress met Tuesday, and said they agreed that efforts to repair and maintain U.S. infrastructure...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Look: Jennifer Lopez, Hoda Kotb, Jessica Biel spend Fourth of July with family Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, Hoda Kotb and Joel Schifferman, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, and other stars celebrated Fourth of July with ...
15:48, 07/05/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar ...
00:32, 07/16/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technolog...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents....
23:32, 05/24/2019

Roberto Luongo's retirement leaves Florida Panthers with room to spend on free agents With Roberto Luongo retiring, the Florida Panthers are front-runners for Sergei Bobrovsky. Our ranking of potential unrestricted free agents.  &...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Cotton mocks Iran official's sanctions complaint: Won't be able to spend Iranians' money in '5-star restaurants' Sen. Tom Cotton mocked Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for lashing out against the “hard-hitting” sanctions against the regime, saying he...
15:48, 06/25/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options co...
16:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 bil...
05:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options cont...
16:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million co...
05:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts...
16:16, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 milli...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Moms spend nearly 100 hours a week doing 'mom jobs' After parenting for 97 hours a week, mom might need a night off. The two biggest “mom jobs” are meal planner and cook.    ...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The com...
14:48, 05/08/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 200...
23:00, 05/20/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in Januar...
05:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that s...
05:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per...
16:16, 05/03/2019

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-c...
05:32, 07/17/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the firs...
05:48, 05/03/2019

US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration is making 30,000 more temporary visas available for seasonal work through the end of September. According t...
19:00, 05/06/2019

More than 270 workers dead after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be cond...
06:48, 06/28/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
13:16, 05/02/2019

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Jus...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak ...
16:00, 05/10/2019

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief exec...
22:48, 05/24/2019

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the gap between chief executives and their workers, whose pa...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Labour Day Or May Day: Top Facts About The Day Dedicated To Workers Labour Day 2019: May Day has its origins in the labour union movement in the United States in the 19th century when the industrialists used to exploit...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet ano...
19:48, 06/15/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on th...
07:00, 06/07/2019

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February....
05:48, 05/03/2019

Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it...
23:48, 07/08/2019

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due. It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad work...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office ...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Workers celebrate annual “May Day” at Armory Park TUCSON – The annual May Day “International Workers’ Day” Celebration was held at Armory Park on Wednesday, May 1.  The event helps celebrate wha...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report fro...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.  &...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of...
02:00, 05/16/2019

America's farm workers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new r...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
04:48, 07/02/2019

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fi...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults...
13:00, 07/15/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook empl...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous num...
23:00, 05/12/2019

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduc...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Instacart Workers Discover an App Is a Terrible Boss Instacart has a checkered past when it comes to fair and dignified labor practices, and now dozens of its contract workers are claiming that the compa...
20:48, 07/15/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee asse...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target peopl...
17:32, 07/02/2019

Generation Z workers expect promotion within six to 12 months Employers are familiar with the wants and needs of millennials and baby boomers but they will need to learn and prepare for what Generation Z specific...
12:32, 05/04/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Workers 'scarred' by financial crisis a decade later Graduates who started work in the middle of the financial crisis face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects compared to others, a stu...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Factory Workers Become Coders as Companies Automate As automation changes the way factories operate, some U.S. companies are training workers in programming and robotics, letting machinists get a taste ...
12:48, 05/20/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, t...
19:16, 07/08/2019

20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Modi's "Grand Welcome" The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party he...
06:48, 05/23/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidat...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.     ...
20:48, 07/17/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Au...
09:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid d...
16:48, 05/01/2019

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreig...
06:16, 06/15/2019

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made ...
17:16, 07/17/2019

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Fr...
16:48, 06/07/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize u...
04:16, 06/15/2019

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconcep...
17:16, 06/11/2019

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated...
01:32, 06/28/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement...
12:00, 06/13/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the U...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to wor...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less tha...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:00, 04/29/2019

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's ...
00:32, 06/09/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the...
03:00, 04/30/2019

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded p...
16:16, 05/03/2019

Gunmen kidnap Canadian, Scottish oil workers from Nigerian oil rig Gunman kidnapped three oil workers from Canada, Scotland and Nigeria at a rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, officials said - the second abduc...
23:48, 04/28/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an ...
08:32, 04/29/2019

2 more duck boat workers indicted in sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summ...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger worke...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twit...
19:32, 06/06/2019

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for the...
21:00, 06/06/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Bring Mixed Fortunes for U.S. Workers Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17...
01:00, 07/09/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional craft...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
15:32, 05/09/2019

The endless talk about a shortage of skilled workers in Germany How big is the shortage of qualified workers in Germany really? In some industries, the line of job seekers is running low. In many others, the proble...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.    ...
12:16, 05/07/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a ga...
09:00, 06/12/2019

"Okay To Discipline Party Workers": Mamata Banerjee On Cut Money Row Making her stand clear on the cut money issue, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asserted that there i...
20:48, 06/26/2019

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do bett...
14:00, 05/01/2019

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
07:32, 06/22/2019

2 workers, gunman dead at California Ford dealership A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police...
13:16, 06/26/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They pro...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Former Orange bosses stand trial over workers' suicides Former bosses at leading French telecoms group Orange were due to go on trial on Monday over a series of suicides at the company in the late 2000s - a...
13:00, 05/06/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating again...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Singapore workers more anxious about change than losing their job to automation Unfazed about potentially losing their job, employees in Singapore instead are concerned that workplace automation will result in them having to learn...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Accenture Retrains Its Workers as Technology Upends Their Jobs The consulting firm, an adviser on automation, has promised to retrain nearly every worker at risk of losing a job to technology, at a cost of nearly ...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roa...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official s...
01:32, 05/05/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic se...
08:00, 05/22/2019

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer ...
16:16, 07/08/2019

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level i...
23:32, 06/10/2019

Workers of the world face multiple challenges, says new report As you might expect, there are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as ...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least f...
22:16, 06/22/2019

'It's because we were union members': Boeing fires workers who organized Workers terminated by the aircraft maker in South Carolina see their dismissals as part of efforts to stifle a nascent unionRichard Mester worked for ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

HAL Workers Go On Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike Over Wages About 500 employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited went on an indefinite relay hunger strike from today, demanding settlement of wages and also sala...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like off...
11:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media plat...
17:16, 05/06/2019

GM Still Hasn't Found Jobs for 500 Workers from 'Unallocated' Plants Where General Motors’ laid off employees currently stand, a Fiat Chrysler settlement approval, new land for a new plant and more await you in The Morn...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Unifor says GM Oshawa closure could throw 1,700 parts workers out of a job Unifor, the union that represents about 40,000 workers in the auto industry, wants to ensure parts workers affected by GM's decision to end vehicle as...
23:16, 06/25/2019

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing w...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Costco chief among best CEOs for female workers, according to women Compiled data from female staffers found the CEOs who ranked highest for women included the heads of software and IT companies.    ...
04:16, 06/25/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said T...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Descendants reflect on Chinese rail workers 150 years later More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a token...
09:16, 05/09/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be...
20:48, 05/01/2019

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more ti...
22:48, 06/30/2019

Air Travel Workers Seek to Capitalize on Newfound Clout A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win bett...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role i...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in t...
04:32, 06/15/2019

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additio...
23:32, 05/30/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day str...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Google workers share retaliation stories at sit-in protest Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 2...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her roots slinging drinks in New York City on Friday — serving up cocktails in Queens in support of raising wages...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Facebook Invites Journalists to See New 'War Room,' Won't Let Them Ask Workers Questions Facebook, the social media giant that helped enable genocide and yet is still allowed to exist for some reason, had a big public relations push this w...
15:16, 05/06/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have ...
01:16, 07/12/2019

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing ...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1...
19:00, 06/28/2019

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse t...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Workers plan walkout over sales to migrant camps Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to m...
20:16, 06/26/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louis...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto...
07:32, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Au...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil slu...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations...
18:16, 07/10/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials sai...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged state legislators on Thursday to keep the Sout...
02:48, 06/21/2019

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal'...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end d...
10:48, 06/17/2019

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal in...
10:16, 06/12/2019

Disabled workers help Haitians who lost limbs in 2010 quake Haitians who lost a limb in the devastating 2010 earthquake are getting help nearly a decade later thanks to a small group of disabled workers at an i...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center i...
19:32, 06/16/2019

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Dunkin' dumps store owners for hiring undocumented workers The world famous doughnut maker Dunkin', outraged that some franchises are not using the required E-Verify system to make sure its workers are documen...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government pl...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Trump tax cut doesn't benefit workers, Dem candidate Andrew Yang says Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that recently released economic numbers do not reflect the situation that many Americans de...
11:00, 05/08/2019

There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump The recovery, which has brought low unemployment and rising wages elsewhere, hasn’t really lifted industrial northeast Ohio. But President Trump has l...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
20:16, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Chinese rail workers hailed at anniversary event OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on events marking the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Descendants of Chi...
23:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating again...
20:16, 05/21/2019

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we ...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Dems want to undo Cuomo’s cost savings, pay new government workers more State lawmakers are looking to fatten pensions of the most recently hired government workers by undoing reforms that were approved to control runaway ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection...
04:48, 06/21/2019

Who are the best CEOs for women workers? Big tech leaders fall in new ranking CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Apple's Tim Cook.     ...
17:32, 06/24/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an inten...
04:00, 06/18/2019

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, ...
17:16, 06/21/2019

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the ...
00:00, 07/12/2019

E-bike bandits are terrorizing Bronx delivery workers: cops A pair of e-bike thieves have been terrorizing delivery workers in the Bronx over the last two months and stealing their souped-up cycles, according t...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, offici...
17:00, 06/21/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Y...
11:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scru...
21:48, 05/13/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.    ...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Lei...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Report: Blaze engulfs 2 Iranian pipelines, 5 workers injured TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency says firefighters have brought under control a blaze that engulfed two oil and gas pipeline...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – thos...
22:48, 05/06/2019

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders abo...
09:32, 07/09/2019

Walmart managers take home an average of $175,000 a year. How much do their workers make? All of Walmart's U.S. employees earn more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, with the average wage for full-time hourly workers $14.26 per h...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera start...
08:48, 07/09/2019

GM Oshawa workers could collect up to $110K, vehicle voucher to retire As GM prepares to close a longtime Canadian assembly plant, and retool it to build replacement parts, some of the factory's 2,300 workers set to lose ...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, o...
00:32, 05/07/2019

New Jersey first state to require panic buttons for hotel workers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation’s first requiring most hotels to p...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoug...
08:32, 07/09/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefit...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Teamsters Union nixes popular NYCHA workers’ deal The members of the biggest labor union at the city's embattled New York City Housing Authority rejected a tentative contract deal that traded bon...
07:48, 05/09/2019

As temperatures climb, there's a new federal push to keep workers safe With global temperatures rising, there's greater health risks for outdoor workers. Proposed legislation could protect them from heat-related illn...
11:48, 07/15/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.  &#...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scru...
22:16, 05/13/2019

Meet the secret ‘ghost workers’ paid to keep the internet safe Kala, a 43-year-old mother of two, sits alone at her home office, in the corner of a tiny bedroom, and studies her laptop screen, trying to determine ...
22:32, 05/18/2019

Trump Wants Fewer Family Members and More Skilled Workers to Immigrate When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up t...
18:00, 06/22/2019

BJP Workers Evicted From Hotel After Trinamool Candidate Alerts Cops Hours after BJP chief Amit Shah held a rally in West Bengal's Barasat, about 40 km from Kolkata, there was high drama in the constituency last night....
08:48, 05/14/2019

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three w...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees...
19:16, 06/19/2019

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization....
05:32, 06/15/2019

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 2019...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of pla...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living...
05:00, 06/29/2019

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
09:32, 06/02/2019

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised ...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Workers barely benefited from Trump’s sweeping tax cut, investigation shows Big companies drove the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act, but did not commit to any specific wage hikes, the Center for Public Integrity foundBig companies drove...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with camp...
23:48, 06/04/2019

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.R...
00:00, 06/03/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in ...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Canadian businesses have a message ahead of the election: We need immigrant workers Canadian unemployment is at an all-time low and businesses have a message for politicians ahead of October's national election: We need immigrant work...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of...
13:16, 07/04/2019

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an in...
12:16, 06/06/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this m...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a sharehold...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Workers at KSC told they’ll be fired for taking rocket photos [Updated] Enlarge / In 2011, media representatives vie for the best positions for their camera tripods at Press Site 1 near Space Launch Complex 17B on Cape Can...
19:32, 05/02/2019

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 milli...
10:48, 05/30/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions ov...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Wayfair Workers Stage Walkout Over Sales to Border Camps Employees of Wayfair Inc. walked out of the company’s Boston headquarters in protest of the online retailer’s sale of $200,000 worth of bedroom furnit...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Bombardier to sell key Northern Ireland plant, shocking workers Canada's Bombardier Inc shocked workers in Northern Ireland on Thursday by announcing it would sell its Belfast operation, the largest high-tech manuf...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant’s shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday...
01:00, 05/29/2019

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orien...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded fro...
19:48, 06/05/2019

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been di...
06:16, 06/28/2019

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and...
08:16, 06/04/2019

Domestic Workers Are Killed in Cyprus, and Authorities Face a Reckoning At least seven women and girls are believed to be victims of a Cyprus serial killer. The case raised questions about the treatment of domestic workers...
04:32, 05/03/2019

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its ow...
17:32, 06/28/2019

Lowest unemployment in 19 years for workers without bachelor's degrees in April Unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees fell to the lowest rate in 19 years in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a si...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time. ...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Ford Workers Question Auto Maker's Path to Turnaround More of the auto maker's workers are feeling unsure about its strategy and looking for clearer communication from the company’s leadership team, accor...
00:32, 04/30/2019

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the s...
13:16, 06/04/2019

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas distric...
19:32, 06/08/2019

Mayawati's Party Sacks 2 Brothers For Allegedly Misbehaving With Workers Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday expelled two former legislators - Guddu Pandit and his brother Mukesh Sharma - for misbehaving with the party work...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Wayfair Workers Walk Out, and the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities f...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss h...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Search for missing workers resumes at plant rocked by blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are resuming their search for two bodies believed to be buried in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland gove...
01:48, 06/04/2019

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but yo...
20:00, 05/30/2019

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period en...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $...
04:48, 05/29/2019

North Korea touts ability to separate ‘patriots from traitors’ on Workers’ Day North Korea marked International Worker's Day, a worldwide holiday celebrating the working classes, by calling attention to the state ideology of "sel...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Workers are creating massive wealth. Why are corporations hoarding it all? | Cory Booker Our economy works best when no one is left on the sidelines, writes Cory Booker, US senator for New Jersey and a Democratic presidential candidateRead...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a dro...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Exxon evacuating workers from Gulf of Mexico platforms as storm nears Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it has removed non-essential staff from three U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms, but expected a storm forming in the G...
18:16, 07/10/2019

BHP removing offshore workers from two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of storm BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it began evacuating workers and reducing operations at two offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as a safety prec...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers. ...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design fi...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual...
03:48, 07/03/2019

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory em...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transitio...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Democratic presidential candidates seek union support at workers' forum Six Democratic presidential hopefuls declared their support for American workers and a $15 federal minimum wage on Saturday as they seek the backing o...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradi...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union...
13:16, 05/16/2019