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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 the world's top exporters of textile and garments....

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world

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Stern Center report urges minimum wages for Ethiopia's garment workers Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein....
12:32, 05/07/2019

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 for National Statistics (ONS)....
13:16, 07/09/2019

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 US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center fo...
01:00, 06/18/2019

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 employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
20:32, 05/08/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
15:16, 08/17/2019

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 time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
12:00, 05/01/2019

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....
14:00, 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 if what she’s reading is offensive. Her part-time job, which she picked up as a way to feel “fruitfu...
12:48, 05/18/2019

House moving to provide paid family leave for federal workers Up to 12 weeks of leave available for parental or other family purposes would switch from unpaid to paid time under an amendment attached to defense spending bill....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Remember That Trump Speech at the Pennsylvania Plant? Workers Had to Attend, Take Paid Time Off or Lose a Day of Pay Turns out that those cheering plant workers behind President Trump at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant didn’t have many choices when it came to attending the event. In fact, they only had three choices: either attend the event to get paid, use pa...
16:48, 08/19/2019

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 workers are openly sharing words of encouragement to those warehouse employees, who are planning on ...
02:16, 07/13/2019

How did Canelo become one of the highest-paid athletes in the world? Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is not a charismatic international figure or a flamboyant extrovert like Muhammad Ali was. But he is the right fighter at the right time -- and a damn good one, writes Nigel Collins....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

You could get paid $65K to review luxury yachts and travel the world A start-up website is advertising for what could be one of the best jobs in the world, with the successful applicant traveling the world testing luxurious yachts and being paid to do so....
20:48, 05/10/2019

Man Utd to make David De Gea highest-paid goalkeeper in the world Manchester United are set to make David De Gea the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world after a breakthrough in talks to hand the Spaniard a new deal....
04:32, 07/16/2019

Reduce Plastic Waste by Bringing a Garment Bag to the Dry Cleaner Every spring, I dry-clean a dozen of my winter coats. By the time I’ve stocked them back in my closet, I have enough barely used plastic material to wrap up my entire apartment....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
10:16, 05/18/2019

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye WestSinger Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely follo...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Join the world’s highly paid cybersecurity elite with this $31 bundle Everybody needs them, so help fill the world’s lack of tech talent with the training in The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle. Right now, TNW Deals has slashed the price on this collection down to just $31, over 90 percent off the re...
06:16, 07/17/2019

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Qatar-based investment firm in talks to buy 2 Garment Center buildings Middle Eastern entities are locking up more city assets, including a nearly billion-dollar purchase on Fifth Avenue and two other purchases in the Garment Center. Alduwaliya Asset Management, a Doha, Qatar-based investment firm, is in contract to buy...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Taylor Swift Is the World's Highest-Paid Celebrity of 2019--But Kylie Jenner Isn't Far Behind Congratulations are in order for Taylor Swift! Forbes released its list of the top 100 highest-paid entertainers in the world on Wednesday, and the 10-time Grammy winner landed the top......
12:48, 07/10/2019

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 well, says a new report on global working conditions....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
22:48, 04/29/2019

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 the owners have threatened to heavily fine the strikers....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Bored Man Who Got Paid: "Board Man Gets Paid" As Kawhi Leonard plays the most impressive basketball of his NBA career, The Athletic’s Jayson Jenks checked in with Leonard’s teammates from his two seasons at San Diego State. It may not shock you to learn that Leonard was, even then, a man of few ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland is world’s most innovative country, UNICEF delivers cash ‘lifelines’ in Yemen, Ebola health workers in DRC face ‘deadly environment’ Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, UNICEF delivers cash for 9 million vulnerable Yeme...
12:32, 07/24/2019

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Draymond Got Paid How much is defense worth in the NBA? According to the Golden State Warriors, the price of an elite defensive player is a cool $25 million a year. Per an Adrian Wojnarowski report, the Warriors have locked Draymond Green up with a max four-year exten...
14:16, 08/03/2019

AI Needs Your Data—and You Should Get Paid for It A new approach to training artificial intelligence algorithms involves paying people to submit medical data, and storing it in a blockchain-protected system....
05:48, 08/08/2019

More than $1.6M to be paid to MPs not running for re-election Thirty-nine sitting MPs have declared they won't run again in the next election, of whom 18 are eligible for severance payments totalling an estimated $1,618,850....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Instead of being tracked, get paid to see online ads "You are not a product," says the pitch for the rival to Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Advertisers pay to be seen, and Brave splits it 70/30 with us.       ...
10:16, 07/06/2019

Who Got Refunds, Who Paid More: Inside the New Tax Law The first tax-filing season under the new law jostled the upper-middle class, as people making between $100,000 and $250,000 became less likely to receive refunds and more likely to owe money with their returns....
10:00, 07/02/2019

Get Paid to Move to These States If you work remotely and are dreaming about a different setting in which to plant your laptop, it might be time to make a move: States and cities are starting to offer cash incentives to people who move to their areas. ...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Brady jokes about not being highest-paid QB Tom Brady turned to humor Thursday when asked about not being among the NFL's highest-paid quarterbacks, which was appropriate considering it was during an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
08:32, 05/03/2019

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston...
22:48, 06/17/2019

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid – It’s the Influencer Economy Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a particular subject, no matter how odd, can expect to...
00:16, 08/07/2019

Subway Got Too Big. Franchisees Paid a Price. Sabotaged meatballs. The wrong soap. Franchisees say supervisors manipulated inspections — then took their stores. A company ‘hit man’ says it’s true....
18:00, 06/28/2019

'Rage 2' will receive at least two paid add-ons after launch Just because Rage 2 is a single-player game doesn't mean its gameplay will remain all that static. Avalanche and Bethesda have published a 2019 roadmap for the open-world shooter, and it's evident that the developers want to treat the game...
13:16, 05/12/2019

Gordon: Chargers 'home,' but 'want to get paid' Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, wants "to get paid" but also wants "to end up with the Chargers."...
16:16, 07/13/2019

A former 'Jeopardy' champion says he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia, but has yet to be paid HQ Trivia One-time "Jeopardy" champion Alex Jacob claims that he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia in June — but one month later, he says he has yet to be paid. "It may take some eligible winners up to 90 days to receive cash prizes," HQ Trivia told Bu...
23:32, 07/08/2019

More than 100 moms will get paid $12K for poverty study More than 100 New York City moms living below the poverty level will be given $12,000 with no strings attached as part of a new study measuring the effect of poverty on early-childhood ­development. The study, named Baby’s First Years and partially f...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Get Paid to Watch Ads in the Brave Web Browser Brave, a chromium-based web browser that boasts an ad-free browsing experience, will now pay users to watch ads. That’s right—the ad-blocking browser will now be running ads, but in a more thoughtful way than we’re accustomed to....
10:32, 04/28/2019

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource that helps people compare internet providers in their area, someone who’s willing to go off the ...
17:48, 08/07/2019

It’s ridiculous that golfers are being paid like rock stars On Sunday, the winner of golf’s final major of the year, the British Open, will raise the fabled Claret Jug. While it’s one of the most iconic accolades in sport (and comes with a check for almost $2 million), you don’t need to win trophies or titles...
11:32, 07/20/2019

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salary negotiation....
12:48, 08/09/2019

Lena Dunham sells Brooklyn pad for less than she paid Actress and director Lena Dunham made her career with HBO’s “Girls,” about young women launching their lives in Brooklyn. Like the show’s characters, Dunham has since moved on by returning to Manhattan, where she grew up. Now she is in contract to se...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at the iconic event, though iconic isn’t how anyone would have described the day back then....
15:32, 08/15/2019

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
14:00, 05/28/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ claims he won $20K from HQ Trivia — but was never paid “Jeopardy!” champion Alex Jacob claimed he won money through the HQ Trivia app but has not heard anything regarding his prize. Jacob, who won the game show’s “Tournament of Champions” in 2015, tweeted Monday, “Guys, I need your help. I won $20,000 on...
19:00, 07/10/2019

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the su...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Best WordPress themes (paid and free) of 2019 The WordPress platform is one of the simplest ways to create colorful and well laid out webpages. Setup is usually performed with a few mouse clicks, so no coding knowledge is required.The platform supports thousands of various themes, some of which ...
12:16, 05/30/2019

Jeffrey Epstein could have ‘paid’ for help with suicide: Former Gotti pal The jail where Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself was a nest of corruption in the early ’90s, according to one of late mobster John Gotti Sr.’s top associates — who insists it’s still a place where almost anything can be boug...
23:16, 08/10/2019

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
12:48, 08/07/2019

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economic Policy Institute....
18:00, 08/15/2019

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying for new nuclear reactors before they are built, and for taxpayers to pay a share of any cost overruns ...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Toni Duggan: ‘I believe we should be better paid, but not the same as the men’ | Suzanne Wrack Striker wants better facilities and better crowds for women’s football but does not think England’s Lionesses should earn the same as their male counterpartsOn the eve of the World Cup, Toni Duggan is keen to talk about equality. “I don’t want to jus...
17:48, 06/05/2019

NYC mansion sells for $22.25M, double what owners paid A newly renovated Upper East Side townhouse just sold for $22.25 million. The buyer is shielded behind an LLC, but it appears to the successful female founder of a high-profile fashion retail website. The two-building property first went on the marke...
20:16, 07/03/2019

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that...
19:32, 06/27/2019

This boy really wanted a teddy bear – and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son, Noah to an indoor play center...
11:48, 05/23/2019

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occ...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Mother who paid $6.5M to college scammer says she was duped BOSTON (AP) — A mother who says she paid the consultant at the center of the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme $6.5 million says she was duped into believing the money would help underprivileged students. A statement was released Thursday by...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges. (July 15)  ...
18:16, 07/15/2019

You Paid for Bottle Service for MAGAholics and You Didn’t Even Know It Remember back when America was trying to figure out how Donald Trump the business man and Donald Trump the president were going to coexist, considering Trump could, say, host events at, say, a property he owns, like Mar-a-Lago, and, I’m just spitball...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Best alternatives to Skype 2019: paid and free Skype was one of the early success stories when it came to easy-access VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). By the end of 2010 it had recorded over 600 million users around the world.However, after Microsoft bought Skype in 2012 they began to make ch...
05:32, 06/27/2019

Choosing Football Has Already Paid Off For Kyler Murray Kyler Murray officially became a part of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday when the first-overall pick signed his rookie contract with the team. His deal, according to multiple reports, is a standard four-year contract with a fifth-year option. He’ll...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Alex Rodriguez isn’t being paid by the Yankees anymore For the first time since 2003, the Yankees’ payroll does not include Alex Rodriguez. A Yankees spokesman confirmed that A-Rod no longer draws a salary from the team, even though the Yankees’ 2019 media guide lists the three-time American League Most ...
14:48, 07/29/2019

Fentanyl use could end the opium era in Mexico: 'The only crop that paid’ The market price for opium has plummeted as addicts in the US have swapped heroin for fentanyl, and could force Mexico’s impoverished farmers to abandon the narcotics trade Every six months over the past two decades, Pedro García has planted a small ...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Iowa places volleyball coach on 30-day paid leave IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has placed volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on paid administrative leave for 30 days for what it says was an unspecified violation of NCAA rules. The Hawkeyes said Monday they notified the NCAA and an investigation is ongoi...
12:32, 05/20/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
22:32, 05/22/2019

Source: Seahawks make Wagner highest-paid ILB The Seahawks and All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner have agreed to terms on a three-year extension worth $54 million with $40.2 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter....
07:48, 07/27/2019

Mets’ stud draft pick kept his cool, and it paid off Matt Allan entered the draft prepared for “crazy” things to happen and said that helped him cope with the anxiety of not getting selected earlier. Considered a first-round talent who slipped to the third round because of concerns over whether he woul...
01:16, 06/29/2019

Epstein Paid Off Suspected Co-Conspirators To "Influence" Them: Reports Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with sexually abusing young girls in a case that led to the resignation of the US labor secretary, was accused Friday of paying off possible co-conspirators to......
18:48, 07/12/2019

She Paid $6.5 Million To 'Consultant' For Stanford Entry. She Was Tricked The mother of a Chinese student said she was unwittingly ensnared in a sprawling college admissions scandal, believing the $6.5 million she paid to get her daughter into Stanford University was a......
20:00, 05/03/2019

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the c...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Have central bank gambles paid off? | Mohamed El-Erian Unconventional policies may have staved off short-term economic collapse but they may not foster long-term growthIn recent years, central banks have made a large policy wager. They bet that the protracted use of unconventional and experimental measur...
04:48, 07/22/2019

Halsey Paid a Fan's Speeding Ticket Because They Were Listening to Her Song Halsey just saved a fan from a bit of a speeding ticket nightmare. As fans well know, the songstress dropped a new single and music video less than a week ago by the name of......
13:16, 05/22/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
16:32, 05/22/2019

USWNT hit back at 'ruse' after US Soccer says women are paid more than men US women’s team involved in lawsuit with bosses over equal payUS Soccer releases its analysis has tension mounts between sidesUS Soccer says the players on USA’s Women’s World Cup champions were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 throug...
23:16, 07/29/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared to be complaining on social media about any problem...
14:32, 05/08/2019

He Paid $9,100 To Buy House Online. It Turned Out To Be Strip Of Grass A Florida man thought he had landed a steal deal after paying $9,100 (approximately Rs 6.3 lakh) for a villa in Tamarac, only to be told that he had only bought the strip of grass in front of the......
04:16, 06/20/2019

A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration....
14:16, 06/18/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
11:16, 07/08/2019

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
04:16, 07/07/2019

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, at a wreath laying ceremony in honour of those “brave men and wo...
11:32, 05/24/2019

"You Have Paid Price For My Decision": Ex-Cop Sanjiv Bhatt To Family Sanjiv Bhatt, the Gujarat-cadre IPS officer who took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots and in June was sentenced to life in prison in a 30-year-old custodial death case, has......
12:48, 08/03/2019

Apple lost the 5G battle, but it paid Intel $1 billion to win the war Apple plans to buy Intel's modem business for $1 billion, in a deal expected to close by the end of 2019. The move puts Apple in a position to control its future in 5G....
06:00, 07/26/2019

Virginia town remembers the high price paid on D-Day Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry....
11:48, 05/19/2019

Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would eliminate the new graduates’ student loans....
14:48, 05/19/2019

DR officials identify man believed to have paid Ortiz hitmen Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the attempted killing of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he recovers in a hospital in Boston...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Dropbox Reports Slowest Paid User Growth Since IPO Dropbox's paid user growth has been slowing despite its try-to-buy freemium offer, causing investors to worry about its ability to convert free users into paying ones....
23:48, 08/08/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,....
10:32, 05/29/2019

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service. The epic transfer was signaled by Binance CEO Changpang Zhao earlier this morning in a tweet. We wi...
16:16, 05/29/2019

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t the Blast) pending, but Robert “R.” Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
13:32, 06/19/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
18:16, 06/07/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega. Mauricio Funes engaged in a Twitter exchange M...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
06:48, 07/15/2019

Netflix just lost US paid subscribers for the first time in eight years The last time Netflix lost domestic subscribers was in 2011 after the company raised prices and tried to separate its streaming product.       ...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also higher than those offered by savings accounts....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects....
20:32, 08/16/2019

Bolton Wanderers Players And Coaches Have Not Been Paid In Four Months Despite staving off administration twice over in months prior, Bolton Wanderers finally met that dreaded fate on May 8. Since then, the club has been nothing but a disaster. With no potential owners stepping up to buy the team, and an unpaid tax bill...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Bolton players under ‘severe stress’ after not being paid for 20 weeks • Club’s friendly match at Chester on Friday cancelled• Players and coaching staff of League One club issue statementBolton’s friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “se...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day after a report said Trump had approved a $2 million bill from Pyongyang for the American student's care...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Trump Paid $1 Million of Taxpayer Money for Limousines He Might Not Use President Trump has spent $1 million of taxpayer money on four limousines he may or may not use on his trip to Ireland this week, according to The Guardian. The spending was confirmed by USASpending.gov, a government website that tracks federal spend...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Marshawn Lynch paid $5K in quarters for useless AAF interview Here’s hoping Marshawn Lynch has an extra large piggy bank. While supporting his cousin at the now-defunct Alliance of American Football’s quarterback draft last November, the former Raiders running back and Skittles fanatic agreed to an ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans c...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Mozilla will reportedly launch a paid version of Firefox this fall Mozilla’s reportedly set to launch a premium version of its revered Firefox browser this fall. In an interview with German media outlet T3N, the company’s CEO, Chris Beard, said that it’s aiming to launch the new version by October, with features lik...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Here's How Long It Takes for Paid Debt to Be Reported to Credit Bureaus You just made the last payment on a large purchase you’ve been paying off for what seems like forever. A celebration is in order, right? Go ahead, dance in your seat as you hit that “pay now” button for the very last time. Crack open some bubbly. Cal...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Best email providers of 2019: Free, Paid and business services Getting hold of an email account is easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google and other big names will get you more. Buy a decent web hosting package and you'll probably get enough ...
14:16, 07/31/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
07:16, 07/05/2019

Source: Titans make Byard highest-paid safety The Titans and safety Kevin Byard have agreed to a five-year, $70.5 million deal that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history, according to a source....
18:48, 07/24/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Northwestern paid football coach Pat Fitzgerald more than $5.1 million in 2017 Northwestern's new federal tax return shows that football coach Pat Fitzgerald received more than $5.1 million in compensation for 2017 calendar year.       ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request....
19:48, 07/10/2019

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers....
03:16, 08/07/2019

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about ...
17:16, 05/28/2019

HMRC outlay on Amazon over six times what firm paid in corporation tax – GMB UK tax authority spent £11m to use online giant’s web-hosting services in 2018, says reportHM Revenue & Customs spent £11m to use Amazon’s web-hosting service last year, more than six times the £1.7m it received in corporation tax from Amazon’s main ...
02:48, 06/11/2019

The Angels Paid Tribute To Tyler Skaggs With A Combined No-Hitter In their first home game since the death of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1, the Angels threw a combined no-hitter in a 13-0 win over the Mariners on a night dedicated to the player’s memory....
08:48, 07/13/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
21:32, 07/04/2019

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with the campaign trailer that dropped on May 30, the com...
23:32, 06/03/2019

Data: U.S. importers paid 3 times more in China tariffs in June The Trump administration's repeated acts to punitively tax China during the long-running trade conflict is costing U.S. businesses -- to the tune of $3.4 billion in the month of June alone, federal data shows....
06:16, 08/07/2019

My Father Paid 6 Crore To Arvind Kejriwal For Ticket: AAP Candidate's Son Just a day before polling in Delhi, the son of an Aam Aadmi Party candidate made a sensational allegation on Saturday, claiming that his father had paid Rs 6 crore to party chief and Delhi Chief......
07:00, 05/11/2019

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, but no, video subscriptions is an entirely separate thing....
23:16, 08/08/2019

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
23:32, 06/17/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Get up to £120 in pre-paid credit cards with BT's fresh fibre broadband deals With Amazon Prime Day now just a few days away, we've kicked into full deals hunter mode and we've just spotted an absolute bargain from BT. Offering up fast fibre speeds with a £100+ reward - BT's making it hard to say no. Obvio...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
03:50, 07/06/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her daughter Celena was born that August, Carpenter was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The temporary...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:00, 08/13/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
07:48, 06/13/2019

College majors with the lowest unemployment: Teachers well represented, but not well paid Teaching positions make up five spots on the list, but all of them have an average salary below $40,000 per year.        ...
06:16, 06/26/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice chats to determine if AI had correctly interpreted ...
13:01, 08/13/2019

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
18:48, 06/11/2019

Student whose family paid $6.5M in scam says ‘hard work’ got her into Stanford A newly unearthed video appears to show the Chinese student whose family allegedly paid a fixer $6.5 million to get her into Stanford bragging that she’s living proof you don’t need to be that smart to get into the elite school. In a live...
17:48, 05/02/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
05:32, 05/17/2019

Firefox to Get a Paid Subscription for Premium Features, New Logo Unveiled Mozilla, the maker of open source browser Firefox, is planning to offer a subscription service within Firefox that would offer users access to "premium" features....
03:00, 06/12/2019

ProSieben to launch streaming JV on June 18, paid version in winter German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18 with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on Wednesday....
02:16, 06/12/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was r...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Florida city that paid $500,000 Bitcoin ransom, fires IT director Lake City, the Florida city that paid a $500,000 Bitcoin ransom last week, has fired an employee following the debacle. In an interview with local television, the city manager of Lake City, Joe Helfenberg, said the city’s director of information tech...
04:48, 07/02/2019

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the pre...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the c...
14:16, 05/30/2019

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
21:32, 05/23/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

$20m compensation paid to family of woman shot dead by police The US city of Minneapolis will pay $20m (£15m) compensation to the family of an unarmed woman who was shot and killed by a police officer outside her home....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Prince Harry paid damages over pictures of his Oxfordshire home Duke and Duchess of Sussex forced to move out of house after ‘security threatened’Prince Harry has accepted substantial damages and an apology from a news agency that took aerial photographs of his Cotswolds home, forcing him and his wife, the Duches...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
06:48, 06/18/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with fathers over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
18:48, 05/31/2019

Jaguars corner Jalen Ramsey sends clear message that he wants to be paid Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey sent a clear message by arriving to training camp in an armored truck: Pay me       ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
04:32, 06/18/2019

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
04:32, 06/10/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped,...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud conviction....
11:48, 08/07/2019

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
04:48, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by th...
12:16, 06/18/2019

Porn star Lynn Pleasant allegedly paid ‘hitman’ to have son’s dad killed Pornhub star Lynn Pleasant could face up to 10 years in prison for paying a “hitman” $4,875 to murder her son’s father. The 31-year-old’s plot was revealed when the hitman she paid turned out to be an undercover police officer...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.35B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: Sources Taiwanese-Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kylie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced ...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Getting Women of Color Paid More Fairly Sen. Elizabeth Warren—who in this muddled primary has definitely distinguished herself as the Candidate with Plans—on Friday unveiled a proposal to close the gender pay gap, with a particular focus on women of color....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Philadelphia refiner pre-paid employee vacation in advance of layoffs: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions overnight pre-paid some employees vacation compensation in advance of anticipated layoffs and the expected closure of its 335,000-barrel-per-day refinery complex, according to sources familiar with the plans....
09:00, 06/26/2019

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemalans who pay price for west’s need for nickelGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes during its first four years of ...
11:00, 06/19/2019

‘We weren’t raised like that’: Meet the kindhearted cops who paid for shoplifter’s food “We weren’t raised like that,” a kindhearted NYPD lieutenant explained Friday, when asked why he and two fellow bike cops did not arrest a hungry shoplifter at a Whole Foods in Union Square — instead, paying for her lunch. The...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light looking to hire summer intern TUCSON – Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light may be able to help. The company is looking to hire a “Natty Intern” this summer to attend sporting events, travel to various events, create social media content, design promoti...
00:48, 05/11/2019

NCC partners with Parkbus to pilot paid shuttle from Ottawa to Gatineau Park For eight Saturdays in August and October, non-profit Parkbus and the National Capital Commission are piloting a shuttle service from downtown Ottawa to Gatineau Park....
15:32, 07/25/2019

Mom who paid $6.5M in college scam thought she was making donation to Stanford: lawyer The Chinese woman who allegedly paid college-admissions schemer Rick Singer $6.5 million to get her daughter accepted to Stanford University thought she was making a donation for scholarships, staff and the school’s athletic program, her lawyer said ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, it has been reported....
02:49, 07/06/2019

Best cloud storage of 2019 online: free, paid and business options Businesses and consumers are increasingly reliant on cloud based storage solutions instead of in-house, on-premise local storage hardware.Your files are stored in the cloud, which is a simplified view of what is essentially someone else's infras...
09:32, 05/10/2019

New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, will receive the la...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.37B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced ...
14:32, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
21:32, 07/12/2019

Tom Brady gets candid about not being NFL’s highest-paid quarterback: ‘My wife makes a lot of money’ On an appearance with “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, New England Patriots star Tom Brady spoke about why he is not the NFL’s highest-paid quarterback....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Oregon could soon have nation's most progressive paid family leave law, will the US follow? The U.S. is one of only two industrialized nations in the world without a national paid family medical leave act. Advocates want to change that.        ...
10:16, 07/28/2019

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from including paid loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics and othe...
13:32, 05/08/2019

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governme...
17:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Tencent Music profit beats as paid subscribers grow China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as more users paid for its music streaming services....
15:16, 05/13/2019

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark Music streaming service Spotify says the number of its paying subscribers has hit 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser $70,000 per quarter to lobby against counterfeit vendors From July 2018 until March 2019, Amazon paid Ballard Partners up to $70,000 each quarter to combat in the import of counterfeit goods.        ...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA's lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter....
10:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
21:00, 08/13/2019

Grand Theft Auto maker has paid no UK corporation tax in 10 years – report Rockstar North made huge profits while claiming £42m in tax relief, says thinktankRockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past 10 years, despite making billions in revenue for its parent...
09:48, 07/29/2019

Corey Johnson not sold on push for mandated paid vacation time "If payroll costs are going to go up, and small businesses are seeing rent increases and seeing all of these costs that are not going down, how do we do it in a way that [doesn't] adversary affects small businesses?" worried Johnson....
21:32, 08/12/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it is to purchase social media propaganda campaigns....
13:16, 06/12/2019

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought m...
09:48, 07/01/2019

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Fox News Hosts Have Reportedly Been Paid Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at GOP Events Fox News’ most opinionated hosts are all but registered shills for the Republican Party, but a new analysis from Media Matters reveals just how much anchors including Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham are making off with through paid appearances at R...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Epstein Paid Off Alleged Accomplices After Miami Herald Report, Prosecutors Say In a memorandum asking a federal judge to deny bail to pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors say the multimillionaire transferred $350,000 to two people who “might be witnesses against him at a trial” shortly after the Mia...
08:48, 07/13/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
04:32, 08/14/2019

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and only a few small victories for labor groups. Now, ...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've ...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s paid online mode won’t let you matchmake with friends A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. [credit: Nintendo ] ...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.38B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced ...
19:00, 08/16/2019

Neil Armstrong's family 'paid $6m by hospital' in wrongful death claim Settlement reportedly reveals hospital’s fears of adverse publicity over family’s allegations of botched surgery A hospital has paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6m in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical compl...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity Singer Taylor Swift was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan - reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West....
05:16, 07/10/2019

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Failed PED test has a highly paid offensive lineman sharing polygraph results "I want everybody to know that I've never taken this supplement knowingly and I've never cheated the game," Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan said in a tearful video....
23:16, 07/24/2019

Tennessee Titans make Kevin Byard highest-paid safety in NFL history The Tennessee Titans reached a multiyear contract extension with Pro Bowl safety Kevin Byard that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history....
02:00, 07/25/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
05:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser to lobby against vendors who sell counterfeit goods Brian Ballard, a leading fundraiser in Florida for Trump, has been lobbying members of Trump's administration and Congress on Amazon's behalf to fight back against third party vendors who are selling fake products to their customers....
18:32, 06/04/2019

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain....
11:48, 07/17/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the district announced Sunday. Warwick Public Schools, whic...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Jeffrey Epstein worth more than $500 million, paid potential witnesses, federal prosecutors say Prosecutors called Jeffrey Epstein — who had been friends with presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton — "a serial sexual predator who is charged with abusing underage girls for years."...
15:00, 07/12/2019

New York's Medicaid system paid $60,000 for sex offenders to get erectile dysfunction drugs: audit The New York state Medicaid system was found to have improperly shelled out nearly a million dollars for the treatment of erectile dysfunction over a six-year period, with more than $60,000 going toward registered sex offenders who are barred from su...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Documents Reveal How Trump's Team Paid Hush Money To Stormy Daniels Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money......
10:48, 07/18/2019

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid...
12:48, 06/04/2019

"Rajiv Gandhi's Insult Is Price Rahul Paid For Insulting Savarkar": Sena In the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's verbal attack against late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Shiv Sena today said this is the price Congress president Rahul Gandhi has to pay for......
03:48, 05/09/2019

Maryland teens on prom night shocked by kindness of stranger who paid for their dinner A woman in Maryland made a generous gift to a group of teens she apparently didn't know, paying for the Clarksburg High School students' dinner on prom night....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Chinese Mother Who Paid $6.5 Million to Get Daughter into Stanford Says She Thought Money Was a Donation A Chinese mother says she was misled into thinking she was donating to Stanford University, after paying $6.5 million to an adviser at the center of the U.S. college admissions scandal. The mother of Yusi Zhao, identified only as Mrs. Zhao, said she ...
05:16, 05/03/2019

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff The most dedicated players of 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II could stray from the Italian Renaissance adventures of Ezio Auditore to solve puzzles that unlocked a 37-second video of a naked Adam and Eve running through a high-tech city in some unknown ye...
00:16, 07/23/2019

Hospital paid Neil Armstrong's family $6 million settlement after his death His family publicly said he suffered complications from surgery. But his sons privately claimed Mercy Health made a string of lethal mistakes.        ...
16:32, 07/23/2019

FBI: Tech company Asurion paid $300K ransom after private data was stolen A data thief at Asurion thief threatened to leak "sensitive data" on thousands of the company's employees and more than one million customers.       ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Family of inmate who died of dehydration in jail cell paid $6.75 million settlement Terrill Thomas was discovered dead in his jail cell in 2016 seven days after the water was turned off.        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, but paying those users nothing for their troubles....
15:16, 08/06/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
10:48, 07/05/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
22:48, 06/19/2019

A man says he planned to travel to Hawaii with his ex-girlfriend because he paid for most of their trip, but a therapist thinks he should just eat the cost AP Photo/Marco Garcia An anonymous Reddit user recently shared a post on the "Am I the A--hole" subreddit detailing a purported argument with his ex-girlfriend over a vacation they had previously planned to Hawaii. In the now-viral post, he wrote th...
02:32, 08/14/2019

Spotify shares jump after it hits 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service Spotify Technology reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
09:32, 04/29/2019

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an elaborate scheme to make millions and stick the American taxpayer with the bill, the US Department of Ju...
15:16, 06/05/2019

Reuters: Apple paid Samsung $684 million for unrealized iPhone OLED screen sales Since Apple started the transition to OLED screens for the iPhone, we’ve been hearing reports that Apple kept cutting orders for Samsung, its biggest supplier for the iPhone X and iPhone XS models, as a result of weaker than expected sales. A s...
05:16, 07/05/2019

I grew up eating turkey dinosaurs and tinned spaghetti. Have my kids paid a genetic price? Some families hand down money to the next generation; others bequeath fat. Guess which mine didMy nana once said: “You can never be too rich or too thin.” I don’t think she’ll mind me saying that she’s never been too much of either. Nevertheless, her...
23:48, 05/05/2019

Ellen Pompeo said she almost quit 'Grey's Anatomy' after learning Patrick Dempsey was paid double what she was Getty Images In an interview for Variety, "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo said that during early seasons of the show her former co-star Patrick Dempsey was being paid almost double what she was making. Pompeo also said that, for the first 10 year...
15:48, 06/05/2019

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09:00, 05/23/2019

Morgan Stanley executive suggested senator wife's girlfriend be paid through private firm Connecticut state Sen. Alex Bergstein's divorce case with her husband, Morgan Stanley managing director Seth Bergstein, has exposed her romantic relationship with her former campaign manager, Nichola Samponaro....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
08:00, 06/04/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
18:48, 07/04/2019

Alleged bribers who bought Coney Island apartments paid sliver of market rate It was a steal by any measure. The cash-rich alleged bribers who swindled their way into Coney Island co-ops intended for lower-income New Yorkers paid graft that was significantly more than the units’ intended prices — but a sliver of the market rat...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Picture of Smiling Teachers Holding Noose Lands All Four on Paid Leave Alongside Principal Four teachers in California decided to get cute and pose with a noose. Now, their bosses will decide if they, along with their principal, will receive their direct deposits from the school district or state unemployment....
17:16, 05/11/2019

Elton John paid for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's private flight to France Despite Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's professed commitments to fighting global climate change, the couple doesn't seem to have a ton of interest in lowering their own carbon footprints....
18:48, 08/19/2019

This year's commemoration of the D-Day obscured the real cost of winning WWII in Europe and who paid the price REUTERS/Carlos Barria Leaders of Western countries gathered in Europe this month for a poignant and heartfelt ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. But the commemoration reflected a habit of obscuring how the Allies really won...
15:00, 06/25/2019

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootin...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Astronauts on the International Space Station paid tribute to Star Wars’ Peter Mayhew The death of actor Peter Mayhew last week was sad news for his colleagues, his fans, and, as it turns out, the astronauts currently residing on the International Space Station. These men and women who have dedicated their lives to science and space e...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Assistant claimed Arizona coach Sean Miller paid DeAndre Ayton $10K per month An assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona told a recruiter for a professional sports agent in June 2017 that Wildcats head coach Sean Miller had “bought” the services of star center DeAndre Ayton for $10,000 per month. Th...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Kevin Durant paid the price for playing hurt. Robert Griffin III can feel his pain. Few athletes understands exactly what Kevin Durant went through in Game 5, but Robert Griffin III knows the internal and external pressure associated with returning from injury -- and suffering the worst-case scenario-- better than most....
17:32, 06/11/2019

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him “Substantial Damages” (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an ap...
10:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
04:32, 04/29/2019

'I've paid a huge personal cost:' Google walkout organizer resigns over alleged retaliation Longtime employee who helped organize global protest alleges Google’s response was designed to ‘have a chilling effect’ on growing workplace activismA prominent internal organizer against Google’s handling of sexual harassment cases has resigned from...
07:32, 06/07/2019

11th suspect arrested in David Ortiz's shooting as details emerge on who allegedly paid for attempted hit Dominican Republic authorities arrested an 11th suspect in the murder-for-hire plot against former Red Sox player David Ortiz as details emerge on who allegedly paid for the attempted hit....
08:48, 06/19/2019

Nearly three-quarters of bills will be paid digitally by 2022 — this is how banks can stay ahead of the trillion-dollar opportunity This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Between housing costs, utilities, taxes, insurance, loans, and more...
18:00, 05/01/2019

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids....
21:16, 05/28/2019

'Bachelor' alum Chris Soules paid $2.5M in Iowa farmer wrongful death suit: report Chris Soules, a former contestant on “The Bachelor,” was ordered to pay the family of an Iowa farmer $2.5 million in a wrongful death suit settlement earlier this year, a report on Tuesday revealed....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Cute ways Meghan Markle and Prince Harry paid tribute to baby Archie with their outfits MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry seem to adore their first born son, Archie. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex paid tribute to him with their outfit choices....
07:00, 07/05/2019

Trump Campaign Called Out for Using Stock Videos and Paid Actors Pledging Support to Orange Foolius The Trump campaign will stop at nothing to look like the Trump campaign is a real campaign, including hiring paid spokesmodels to pledge their support for the president of white women who dress as handmaids....
14:32, 07/03/2019

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent,” according to church officials. Instead, regular Americans have been emptying their pockets i...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Oregon father paid for erotic massage with daughter’s Girl Scout cookie money: prosecutors An Oregon father who reported a home robbery in March admitted Monday he made it up to hide that he'd paid $700 for an erotic massage with his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie earnings, prosecutors said....
03:00, 05/21/2019

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business calle...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Deputies were told to leave Epstein's jail cell door unlocked and were paid to 'provide security' during his work release Elizabeth Williams via AP Multimillionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein led a privileged life even behind bars, The Washington Post reported, including having his cell door at least temporarily left unlocked. Epstein also pai...
16:48, 07/21/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN...
18:48, 07/11/2019

A group of people paid $2.25 an hour to work at a makeshift 'office' in a San Francisco parking space, and it shows just how expensive and crowded the Bay Area has become randy andy/Shutterstock In San Francisco, a group of people paid $2.25 an hour to work in a parking space called WePark. Victor Pontis told BBC he set up WePark last week after being inspired by a funny tweet. WePark is the latest trend highlighting...
18:00, 05/01/2019

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversations and overall chatter is distracting to those o...
14:32, 08/18/2019

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-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
10:32, 07/16/2019

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party workers in other states to learn from the......
00:16, 08/02/2019

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 conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers about the controversial system. In an update this we...
22:48, 06/27/2019

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
12:16, 08/01/2019

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 told CNN on Monday....
16:16, 04/30/2019

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
01:32, 07/20/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
11:32, 07/22/2019

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 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
01:16, 07/12/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
13:00, 07/22/2019

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 election official said....
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
11:48, 06/15/2019

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. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very satisfied" in their current job....
11:48, 07/16/2019

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 executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and...
07:32, 07/02/2019

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 to a copy of the rule obtained by The Associated Press, only those foreign workers who have held such...
09:48, 05/06/2019

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means.       ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.       ...
18:48, 07/31/2019

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 Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core el...
18:00, 05/01/2019

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 picture....
07:32, 05/10/2019

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 this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some hu...
22:48, 06/06/2019

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked up to be....
07:48, 08/05/2019

Jamie Lynn Spears to Troll: "I Have Never Been Paid a Dime" by Britney Spears Jamie Lynn Spears is still not here for trolls' criticism of her support for her sister. Britney Spears, 37, has been going through personal turmoil in recent weeks; she completed a......
14:48, 05/11/2019

We Were Paid Way Too Much Money By The National Bread Council To Post These 5 Pics Of Rye Bread When the National Rye Bread Council approached us about working on a sponsored post, we figured they’d give us $10,000, tops. Instead they offered $11 million, no questions asked, and told us they didn’t want us to post anything other than these five...
03:48, 06/22/2019

Perfect stage for England to prove they are world-beaters in Cricket World Cup final England have generally been hopeless at World Cups and the last time they were at Lord's 16 days ago, this campaign — which they planned so meticulously that they held the favourites tag — looked to be veering off-piste just like the rest....
10:00, 07/12/2019

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
23:32, 05/28/2019

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
12:00, 07/10/2019

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
16:32, 07/09/2019

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England live stream telecast is on Hotstar in India, with other apps offering live score updates for the England vs India game in other regions....
06:16, 06/30/2019

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
22:32, 07/18/2019

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some traveling — on an epic scale. Over the course of 18 months, the now 24-year-old visited every country ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
00:16, 07/20/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:16, 07/20/2019

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 by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
06:48, 07/17/2019

Ford To Lay Off Arora Around 200 Workers At Canadian Plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on......
02:48, 07/21/2019

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't make clear that this was happening. Last month it cha...
22:32, 07/23/2019

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....
14:32, 07/01/2019

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 work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure governm...
13:00, 07/12/2019

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 going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
03:48, 05/15/2019

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 can help and support survivors. There’s no questioning that sex workers face judgement and stigma, ...
07:16, 07/08/2019

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 study has found....
04:16, 05/13/2019

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who stormed into the tiny pizzeria demanding, “Where’s m...
03:48, 07/22/2019

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, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
12:00, 07/08/2019

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.        ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

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 people as they drive by sites or even park their cars in competitors’ lots....
08:16, 07/02/2019

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 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
04:48, 05/08/2019

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 engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
06:32, 07/12/2019

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 that have hampered efforts to stop the deadly spread of the virus....
07:00, 07/15/2019

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 number of hours to jack up their paychecks. ​”​This is about stealing. This is about fraud. This ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years (July 15)       ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

'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 candidates in the country’s general election to support their demands for better health and welfare services...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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 company app torments them into accepting shitty jobs or suffering the consequences.Read more......
12:32, 07/15/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
10:00, 07/23/2019

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 of coding....
08:32, 05/20/2019

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 educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
17:16, 07/09/2019

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 U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holi...
17:00, 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 workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction....
07:00, 05/14/2019

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 with the ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

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 headquarters in Delhi this evening. The large......
20:48, 05/22/2019

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 assembly plant....
15:48, 05/22/2019

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 last contract was bargained over in better times....
06:16, 06/19/2019

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....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they were...
13:32, 08/16/2019

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.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

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 fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working...
18:16, 05/24/2019

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 foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Pair of robbers posing as NYCHA workers rob man of $2.5K Two robbers posing as city housing workers stole $2,500 from a man in a housing complex on the West Side of Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, cops said. The men, wearing blue New York City Housing Authority uniforms, robbed the man at the Lillian Wald H...
01:16, 08/01/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some sort of universal income will be required. While ...
02:16, 08/08/2019

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipme...
17:48, 05/29/2019

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individ...
00:16, 08/09/2019

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 that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
11:48, 06/27/2019

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 Friday....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are g...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Millions of workers are "unaligned" with their organization's strategy A new survey from Slack has revealed that millions of employees are “unaligned” and this puts them at odds with their organization's strategy, vision and operating principles.To compile its new “State of Work Report” ...
21:32, 08/15/2019

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 than a week....
11:48, 04/28/2019

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 domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
09:48, 05/01/2019

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 misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
09:32, 06/11/2019

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 funds. Some employers are offering cash and other incentives....
03:00, 06/13/2019

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 specifically wants from their careers....
04:00, 05/04/2019

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 what organized labor and unions have done for the working community, while also memorializing workers w...
18:00, 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 from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

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 under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly pl...
21:00, 06/14/2019

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 what you should know....
06:48, 06/08/2019

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 Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
01:16, 06/15/2019

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 gig economy....
17:16, 04/29/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
08:16, 05/09/2019

World's largest hot dog weighs 75 pounds and set a Guinness World Record. A piece costs $10 The New York eatery Feltman's is widely credited with creating the hot dog. It just earned a Guinness World Record for making the world's biggest one.        ...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Mom from China who paid $6.5M to Rick Singer says Stanford daughter a 'victim' of admissions scam The families of Yusi Zhao and Sherry Guo are not named in the Varsity Blues college admissions case, but both allegedly paid millions to Rick Singer.        ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Paid "VIP Entries" To Kedarnath Shrine Reduced To Allow More Free Entries After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath, the shrine has seen heavy footfall, but the growing number of pilgrims led to long queues, with some claiming they had to wait for two days for......
16:00, 06/03/2019

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
13:48, 06/13/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
03:16, 06/19/2019

World Cup: Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
16:16, 05/24/2019

Sports world celebrates USWNT's dominant World Cup win Somehow, the USWNT exceeded ridiculous expectations with its 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final and the sports world loved it.       ...
16:48, 07/07/2019

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
05:32, 05/29/2019

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
16:16, 06/14/2019

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
04:48, 05/30/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Carl Beech latest: Met Police 'paid another force £1 million to investigate jailed fantasist' The Metropolitan Police paid nearly £1 million to another force to investigate Carl Beech, who was jailed for his lies about a murderous paedophile ring, it has been reported....
13:16, 08/07/2019

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
11:16, 06/05/2019

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 a federal government source....
17:00, 07/09/2019

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 better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
10:16, 05/01/2019

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 said Wednesday....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December       ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state....
00:16, 08/08/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr 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 San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D.C. and $18 per hour in Seattle....
12:16, 05/13/2019

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 over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
12:00, 07/10/2019

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 abduction in the area in less than a week....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed in an effort to spur the country’s moribund economy....
16:48, 07/24/2019

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 problems are not as they seem and are often homemade....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax bill once you've retired....
07:32, 07/20/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
00:32, 05/28/2019

DoorDash to Change Pay Model for Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed minimum payments....
11:48, 07/24/2019

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. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher ...
17:16, 05/30/2019

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report Wednesday. Skype warns its users that some conversat...
13:16, 08/07/2019

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 an emergency....
10:48, 06/11/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation 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 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
09:16, 05/01/2019

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 Louisville, Kentucky, jail. News outlets report a U.S. Department of Justice statement says the federal i...
09:00, 05/09/2019

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
23:48, 08/10/2019

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 mention in history. Members of the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association are gathering i...
00:16, 05/09/2019

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 to use the E-Verify system to make sure workers are documented....
11:48, 07/12/2019

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 gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019...
23:48, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Restaurants Sweeten Pay and Perks to Find Scarce Workers Restaurants are sweetening pay packages and adding perks like more scheduling flexibility to attract and retain workers in the tightest job market in decades....
20:16, 07/21/2019

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 new skillsets or change the way they carry out their tasks....
01:32, 04/30/2019

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 crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
12:16, 06/12/2019

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 week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new...
21:00, 07/12/2019

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 in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now...
14:00, 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 branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
18:32, 05/30/2019

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....
07:48, 05/09/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate's beating Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail....
09:48, 05/09/2019

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's Hooghly district and one person was critically......
16:32, 06/27/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
03:32, 04/29/2019

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid gr...
07:16, 05/31/2019

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 Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
19:16, 06/14/2019

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 debate on the bill prematurely....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is crumbling and will be torn down within four years, officials said....
07:16, 08/09/2019

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 climbed....
11:00, 07/11/2019

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 are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
02:32, 08/14/2019

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 Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
03:32, 06/15/2019

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 online retailer....
05:00, 05/09/2019

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 election official said....
19:16, 04/28/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy...
14:16, 06/11/2019

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 workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
19:48, 06/10/2019

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 the South....
21:00, 06/14/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undocumented people people earlier this year, Trump construction workers have told the Washington Post....
11:16, 08/10/2019

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 in decades....
18:00, 06/10/2019

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 sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
20:16, 05/21/2019

"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 their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
11:00, 06/06/2019

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 traumatic episode that shocked the nation and raised questions over corporate culture....
03:16, 05/06/2019

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator's help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak summer tourist season as the labor dispute surfaced in the 2020 presidential campaign....
20:16, 07/27/2019

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 of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
20:48, 07/15/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they were...
18:00, 08/16/2019

UAW workers lament closing of GM's transmission plant in Mich. While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
05:16, 08/01/2019

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 weekend. And if the news stories that came out are giving you a sense of deja vu, you’re not alone.Re...
08:16, 05/06/2019

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 office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary meetings took the top three spots in the company&a...
02:32, 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 platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
08:48, 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 Morning Shift for Monday, May 6, 2019....
09:00, 05/06/2019

How much awkward small talk office workers put up with each week How was your evening? Did you see “Big Little Lies”? Questions like these might sound familiar, as the average office worker endures 21 bouts of awkward colleague small talk per week, according to new research. A study examining the intri...
21:48, 07/26/2019

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
13:16, 07/15/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
04:16, 08/02/2019

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 sales promotion....
10:16, 07/15/2019

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manage the heavily indebted company's delicate financial situation....
19:48, 07/31/2019

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 two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid inc...
00:16, 07/16/2019

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
11:16, 08/19/2019

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 time off ranks top of the wish list....
18:16, 06/30/2019

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 restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
11:32, 07/16/2019