New data released from the CDC shows just in 2020, opioids killed about the same number of Americans as those who died in the Vietnam and Korean Wars combined.
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In a public statement addressed to employees earlier this week, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said the company was reviewing policies and procedures to help promote a more respectful and inclusive workplace. To help accomplish that, the company has retained the services of prestigious law firm WilmerHale, which is the same law firm helping Amazon keep its workers from unionizing. Considering ongoing efforts to unionize game workers, the partnership is a little concerning.
Once, at the end of a long job interview, after discussing everything else under the sun, I asked the interviewer what the pay range was for the position. Her lips thinned; she was clearly offended. She said it wasn’t something the company was comfortable sharing. As frustrating as her response was, it was also typical. Anyone who has ever looked for a job probably has experience with companies being cagey about pay. But often we accept it as the way the negotiation game is played, like it’s a d
United said it has selected three suppliers to operate the airline's five kitchens and oversee menu design and administration. "We wanted to proceed in a way that allowed us to protect the vast majority of jobs for our United catering team members, and invest in solutions that significantly improve our customers' onboard experience," United's VP of customer innovation and strategy and catering, Mandeep Grewal, told staff. United expects to initiate the transition in October - when federal payroll aid that prohibited airline job cuts expires - and be working with its new partners by mid-November.
TSMC does not expect the incident to have significant impact on operations, it said in an emailed statement to Reuters. "To ensure that there will be no issues with production quality, TSMC is currently carrying out stringent follow-up operations," the company added. Apple did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.
Many of these remote openings are at Linkedin 2021 Top Companies.
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'They're hitting the pause button': Lumber price roller coaster forces Americans to delay costly renovations
Homeowners are worried about committing to new builds or renovations despite a recent drop in lumber futures as prices remain elevated amid COVID.
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A table-top gaming company handed out $7,000 bonuses to employees after a boom in pandemic sales. That's more than Microsoft, Walmart, and Facebook.
Games Workshop saw a 70% surge in profits after demand for its miniature figurines skyrocketed during the pandemic.
In this daily bar chart of SAVA, below, we can see that prices have exploded higher from a base pattern around $10. SAVA has soared above the rising 50-day moving average line. The 200-day line intersects down around $40 so when compared to the current price level we would consider SAVA extended or "overbought" at three times the level of long-term indicator.
A federal appeals court said former U.S. President Donald Trump and his adult children cannot move into arbitration a fraud lawsuit accusing them of exploiting their family name to promote a marketing scam targeting the poor and working class. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the plaintiffs' agreements to arbitrate claims against the multi-level marketing company American Communications Network did not extend to the Trumps, who had not signed those agreements. Lawyers for the Trump family did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Wednesday's 3-0 decision.
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Southwest is in a legal battle with 2 flight search engines over whether they breached the airline's terms by displaying cheap fares
A New York court has been asked to rule on whether flight search engines breached Southwest Airlines' terms of service by posting airfares.
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Amazon brought e-commerce to the U.S. consumer, and its all-time returns exceeding 187,000% make it one of most successful stocks ever. Investors may struggle to find another Amazon, but these three international e-commerce stocks all offer potential upside worth considering. Sea Limited (NYSE: SE) is an internet company that operates in Southeast Asia.
Trucking companies want answers after K-Ratio abruptly shut down its fuel hedging program in late June, two days before some carriers say they were scheduled to receive their fuel swap settlements for the previous month. But K-Ratio says it was incorrectly led to believe the program was being handled properly and that it faces huge losses if it honors the open contracts. A spokesperson for the fuel swap program, called K-Ratio X, told FreightWaves on Tuesday that it had notified 34 trucking comp
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As restaurants plead for patience and understanding, they’re actively recruiting new hires in unconventional — and sometimes controversial —ways.
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Hotel owner Vimal Patel has traced a familiar path to success in the U.S. hospitality industry. Patel is part of the Indian diaspora, which owns a sizeable share of the hotels and motels in the country. Now he’s spearheading a legal fight that reflects the growing clout and confidence of Indian Americans in the hospitality sector — and the toll of the coronavirus pandemic on their businesses.
In theory, retirement is a time to kick back and relax, but sometimes it doesn't work that way. Some retirees still want to work, whether add structure to the day, just get out of the house or to...
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Mexico’s anti-monopoly regulator on Wednesday openly criticized President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s plan to set a maximum price for cooking and heating gas. Mexico imports much of its LP gas, and prices have risen, while profit margins at some gas delivery companies appear to have reached almost 50%. “Price regulation could have consequences unintended by the decree, like shortages of LP gas,” the commission wrote.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -LinkedIn will allow employees to opt for full-time remote work or a hybrid option as offices gradually reopen, Chief People Officer Teuila Hanson told Reuters. This new policy is a shift from the initial indication last October that Microsoft Corp's professional social networking site would expect employees to work from an office 50% of the time when COVID-19 pandemic restrictions lift. The updated policy, offering the flexibility to work remotely full-time or work at an office part-time, will apply to LinkedIn's global workforce of more than 16,000 employees.
#ActiBlizzWalkout goes viral as Activision Blizzard employees walk out to protest the gaming giant's alleged discriminatory practices
A hashtag to show solidarity with the employees of Activision Blizzard who walked out from work Wednesday trended on Twitter.
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When you're making retirement plans, you need to understand the role Social Security will play in supporting you. According to a recent survey conducted by Nationwide, just 54% of people are aware what percentage of their income will be replaced by Social Security. With around 252 million adults in the United States, that means more than 136 million people are lacking a clear idea of the amount of income Social Security will provide relative to what they earned before retiring.
Advanced Micro Devices is knocking on a new high all-time high after their latest earnings report. $98 and then $123 are the price targets. The 52-week high is $99.23 but we are likely to make a new high close as well as refreshing the uptrend on the Point and Figure chart.