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Teamsters Vote for Sean O’Brien, a Hoffa Critic, as President

Sean O’Brien was a rising star in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 2017 when the union’s longtime president, James P. Hoffa, effectively cast him aside.But that move appears to […]




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Retailers Scramble to Attract Workers Ahead of the Holidays

Macy’s is offering referral bonuses of up to $500 for each friend or family member that employees recruit to join the company. Walmart is paying as much as $17 an […]




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Google Wants to Work With the Pentagon Again, Despite Employee Concerns

Three years after an employee revolt forced Google to abandon work on a Pentagon program that used artificial intelligence, the company is aggressively pursuing a major contract to provide its […]




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Corporate Climate Pledges Often Ignore a Key Component: Supply Chains

For nearly 30 years, the pharmaceutical giant Bristol Myers Squibb has proclaimed it’s been setting and meeting ambitious targets around energy and greenhouse gas emissions. These days, those goals include […]




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How Amazon Mishandled Paying Dozens of Workers on Leave

In internal correspondence, company administrators warned of “inadequate service levels,” “deficient processes” and systems that are “prone to delay and error.”The extent of the problem puts in stark relief how […]




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Amazon Workers on Staten Island Aim for Union Vote

Tucked in four plastic tubs in a tent by a Staten Island bus stop are stacks of cards with valuable autographs: the signatures of more than 1,700 hourly Amazon workers.“I, […]




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As Big Tech Grows in the Pandemic, Seattle Grows With It

There is also a “desire to improve diversity,” he said, by establishing a presence in cities, like Atlanta, Miami and Washington, that have large populations of Black and Hispanic people, […]




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New World Is Amazon’s Biggest Video Game Hope Yet

One oft-cited reason for Amazon’s struggles is that the typical mind-set of big tech companies — taking an analytical approach that involves throwing money at something, scaling up and hoping […]







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Affirm and Afterpay Soar as Customers Buy Into Paying Later

Pay-later services can fall into something of a gray area because of the length and terms of their products. They don’t carry the same dispute protections that consumers have come […]