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McDonald’s, In-N-Out, and Chipotle are spending millions to block raises for their workers

New York CNN  —  California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new state law setting worker conditions and minimum wages up to $22 an hour for fast-food employees in the nation’s largest state. Chipotle, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, In-N-Out Burger and KFC-owner Yum! Brands each donated $1 million to Save Local Restaurants, a coalition opposing the law. Other top fast-food companies, business groups, franchise […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023


Remote Workers Face a Lonely Wave of Layoffs – The New York Times

Remote Workers Face a Lonely Wave of Layoffs  The New York TimesEx-Googler says 'spidey-senses' detected job cuts, layoff email 'cold'  Business InsiderToo many companies botch mass layoffs. Here's how they should approach them  CNNSome Google employees found they were laid off only when their badge didn't let them into the office: "Inhuman"  Boing Boing'Should I keep working hard?': Google layoff survivors  Greatandhra Source link

todayJanuary 25, 2023 1


Amazon strikes: Workers claim robots are treated better – BBC

Amazon strikes: Workers claim robots are treated better  BBCAmazon workers go on STRIKE | 'We've had ENOUGH'  GBNews‘Robots are treated better’: Amazon warehouse workers stage first-ever strike in the UK  CNBCGMB Union: Amazon Workers in UK Need a Wage to Live on  BloombergAmazon UK warehouse workers walk out in first ever strike in protest over 50p pay rise  The Independent Source link

todayJanuary 25, 2023


Tech Layoffs Shock Young Workers. The Older People? Not So Much. – The New York Times

Tech Layoffs Shock Young Workers. The Older People? Not So Much.  The New York TimesThese major companies are laying off workers at a huge rate  Fox BusinessStung! Sting reportedly played elite Microsoft event as layoffs loomed  The Seattle TimesWhy tech giants are on a sacking spree  MoneycontrolTech layoffs in 2023 are already one-third of last year’s number and it’s only January  FortuneView Full Coverage on Google News Source link

todayJanuary 20, 2023


Wayfair Is Laying Off 1,750 Workers – WSJ – The Wall Street Journal

Wayfair Is Laying Off 1,750 Workers - WSJ  The Wall Street JournalWayfair layoffs 2023: Company prepares to cut 1,000 jobs, report says - Boston Business Journal  Boston Business JournalWayfair planning second round of job cuts  The Boston GlobeWayfair prepares to cut more than 1000 jobs - WSJ  ReutersMass.-based Wayfair is preparing to lay off over 1,000 workers  MassLive.comView Full Coverage on Google News Source link

todayJanuary 20, 2023


France strikes: Workers walk out in mass protests against plans to raise the retirement age

Paris/London CNN  —  Strikes disrupted train services, flights, schools and businesses in France on Thursday as labor unions led huge protests against the government’s plans to raise the retirement age for most workers. Protests in major French cities, including Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, Nantes and Nice, brought transport services to a standstill on Thursday. The Eiffel Tower was closed to visitors, and the country’s energy network was also under strain. Eight […]

todayJanuary 19, 2023


Tech layoffs bleed into 2023. Why companies are firing workers

While last year's labor market was remarkably strong, the tech industry was an exception.  After a massive hiring spree in the first two years of the pandemic, industry giants like Amazon and Meta reversed course in 2022. There were at least 154,000 layoffs from more than 1,000 tech companies last year, according to, a website that has been tracking tech layoffs since March 2020. The website's tallies – which are likely an undercount – have continued at […]

todayJanuary 19, 2023


Twitter’s laid-off workers cannot pursue claims via class-action lawsuit-judge

Jan 14 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc has secured a ruling allowing the social media company to force several laid-off workers suing over their termination to pursue their claims via individual arbitration than a class-action lawsuit.U.S. District Judge James Donato on Friday ruled that five former Twitter employees pursuing a proposed class action accusing the company of failing to give adequate notice before laying them off after its acquisition by Elon […]

todayJanuary 14, 2023


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