A new study is highlighting the disproportionate harm experienced by fast food workers across L.A. County during the pandemic, and it shows many have not had access to the gear they need to stay safe.
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OpEd: I’m beginning to think that maybe it’s not the workers who are at fault here.
(Bloomberg) -- Farm equipment giant John Deere boasted record profits in 2021 as the global pandemic made consumers and countries more reliant than ever on a functioning agricultural sector. Also last year, unionized workers demanded a piece of the company’s growing pie, and after a strike forced John Deere to provide better compensation to the men and women who make its products.Most Read from BloombergEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show mRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessJeremy Grantham Doubles Down on Crash
Workers are in the driver's seat in the labor market, and that doesn't look likely to change anytime soon. It's also starting to alter the competitive landscape across the business world.Driving the news: The terms of competition are shifting, especially in labor-intensive industries. Companies that have some distinct advantage in their ability to attract the best workers are likely to fare better.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Why it matters: It's not
(Bloomberg) -- VMware Inc. employees are sharply criticizing the company’s decision to hire a former Amazon Web Services executive who was subject to an internal investigation over alleged discriminatory comments.Most Read from BloombergJeremy Grantham Doubles Down on Crash Call, Says Selloff Has StartedEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show mRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessStocks Decline as Traders Eye Risks; Bitcoin Sinks: Markets WrapCrypto Selloff Pushes Bitcoin to a Six-Month Low of $38,000American Airline
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The workers alleged their manager was unfairly fired. Noah's NY Bagels told KCRA it was looking into the matter.
We’re in our 60s, my husband plans to work until he ‘drops dead’ and our medical bills are overwhelming – how can we retire like this?
It is wonderful to hear that you have a home you’re almost done paying off and have some retirement accounts, even if it isn’t enough for you both right now. Whether you’re talking to your insurance company, your doctor’s office or the medical institution you received a procedure, be honest about what you are able to afford.
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(Bloomberg) -- Intel Corp. will announce Friday the next step in Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger’s plan to build up semiconductor production in the U.S., seeking to restore the chipmaker’s edge in manufacturing technology.Most Read from BloombergJeremy Grantham Doubles Down on Crash Call, Says Selloff Has StartedEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show mRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessStocks Decline as Traders Eye Risks; Bitcoin Sinks: Markets WrapCrypto Selloff Pushes Bitcoin to a Six-Month Low of $38,000A
The current retirement system doesn't work, Michael Doran argues in 'The Great Retirement Fraud'
Chinese woman told by Lowe's customer to go back to her country is scolded by store employee for filming
A Lowe’s in Illinois has come under fire after a Chinese woman and Springfield resident claims another customer told her to go back to her country. Xuna Hu says she was shopping for two fire pits when the other customer tried to get Hu to hand over one of the pits, leading up to the alleged racist encounter at a Lowe’s branch on Wabash Avenue on Jan. 17. "I was like alright, I’ll just give you one then,” Hu told WICS Channel 20.
If you need a side job to create extra income, read this list of viable side jobs to create your own schedule and breaking out of the 9-to-5 grind. According to Business Insider, real estate and tourism businesses often hire local writers to craft city and neighborhood guides.
After just one year into his term, President Biden has already had a major impact on how Americans retire -- but not nearly as major as he would have liked. The president pitched bold and sweeping...
- American City Business Journals
The space company has 4,000 employees nationwide but none in Colorado right now. The brewery is considering expansion in Texas instead of locally.
- Business Insider
Applicants to the vacancy of part-time Housekeeping Assistant at Holyroodhouse will be offered 33 days holiday and a 15% pension contribution.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
Federal officials said the former employee was repeatedly referred to as “Black boy,” “the Black boy” or “little Black guy.”
- Lexington Herald-Leader
The Kentucky Supreme Court upheld previous rulings, which said Kearney did not meet the state requirements to be considered a whistleblower.
Dealers who don't end bad practices like overcharging on reservation fees, adding massive "market adjustment" prices or using sales brokers will risk losing their Chevy Corvette Z06 allotments.
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Saving enough for retirement can be challenging, but making regular contributions from an early age can make the task much easier. If you make $50,000 per year and stash 15%, or $625 per month, in a retirement account every year that earns a 10% average annual rate of return, you'll have close to $1.3 million after 30 years of savings. Your nest egg is able to grow so quickly in these final five years because you're earning a 10% annual return on a much larger sum.
- Miami Herald
Venezuela has doubled its oil production in recent months thanks to Iran and other players that are helping it evade U.S. sanctions, but the country’s industry is now running near the top of its capacity and it is unlikely it could go much higher than current output levels, according to industry analysts.
- The Columbus Dispatch
The state won't say what the event is about, but The Columbus Dispatch has reported Intel has picked Licking County for a $20 billion chip factory.