Tag: personnel

DoorDash and Grubhub sued by city of Chicago, which alleges deceptive fees and predatory practices

The city of Chicago filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against DoorDash Inc. and Grubhub Inc. on Friday, accusing the meal-delivery platforms of engaging in deceptive and...

Three advantages to hiring teens for your small business in this labor market

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.  Lingering labor shortages may encourage small businesses to hire more teenagers or try to keep them on...

Judge shoots down law that kept Uber and Lyft drivers from being employees

A judge late Friday shot down a law that would have allowed app-based companies to continue treating drivers as contractors instead of employees in California,...

Opinion: A pathway to citizenship could create 400,000 new jobs, but only if Congress acts

Even before the coronavirus crisis, the United States suffered from decades of sluggish economic growth, fueled in part by mounting inequality.  But our past doesn’t...

In the employer struggle to find workers, there may be a $12 billion fintech opportunity

A growing interest among younger workers to access their pay more quickly could create a $12 billion market for payroll providers and earned-wage upstarts that...

Chipotle’s lunchtime business is picking up, a sign that workers are heading back to the office

Lunchtime at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is picking up, according to Chief Financial Officer Jack Hartung, a sign that workers are heading back to their...

Uber and Lyft drivers strike, seek passage of PRO Act

Ride-hailing drivers across the country executed a strike Wednesday, calling on the U.S. Senate to pass the PRO Act, a bill that would allow them...

This lucrative tax credit pays business owners who hire eligible veterans, teens and other workers

It’s not easy to hire workers these days. But if your business hires a member of a certain group, you can claim the potentially lucrative...

Why online-travel giant Booking is getting into the fintech game

Add Booking Holdings Inc. to the list of e-commerce companies betting that a tighter control over the payments process will create a better experience for...

Game on? Netflix hires first videogame executive, signaling a new approach

Netflix Inc. announced its first major videogame hire Wednesday, potentially signaling a move beyond its streaming-video roots. Netflix NFLX, +1.34% hired Mike Verdu as vice...

‘Dear Intern: it gets better.’ Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter users backing the HBO Max intern behind the ‘Integration Test Email’ fail

Dear Intern: We’ve all been there.  HBO Max subscribers received a baffling email on Thursday night with the subject line “Integration Test Email # 1,”...

Chipotle’s upcoming launch of smoked brisket should make recent price hikes easy to swallow

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has raised prices, but that shouldn’t stop the fast-casual Mexican chain from gaining market share, according to Wedbush analysts. “We instituted...

U.S. inflation is still climbing and now higher labor costs are adding to the pressure

Surging U.S. inflation tied to reopening of the economy is supposed to start to fade by the end of the year, but rising wages threaten...

Vaccinated or not, California workers may keep masks on

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Major California businesses expressed frustration Thursday with proposed rules by state workplace regulators that would only allow workers to go maskless if...

India’s Covid-19 Crisis Tests the World’s Back Offices

India’s giant outsourcing firms are facing a two-front challenge: protecting the health of millions of employees as the nation suffers the world’s worst Covid-19 crisis,...

7 nooses halt construction at Connecticut Amazon warehouse

Amazon has temporarily shut down a new warehouse construction site in Connecticut after a seventh noose was found hanging over a beam ByThe Associated Press...

U.S. gains just 266,000 jobs in April ‘in a huge disappointment’

The numbers: The U.S. created just 266,000 new jobs in April even as the economy gained strength, suggesting companies might be struggling to fill open...

A million new jobs? That’s how many Wall Street thinks the U.S. created in April

The U.S. might have created a million-plus jobs in April as the economic recovery spread across the country and reached businesses that suffered the most...

Disney fan complains that Walt Disney World is becoming too ‘woke’ — here’s what’s changed at the park and why

A self-described longtime fan of Walt Disney World penned an op-ed blasting the company for making changes to popular attractions in the name of “wokeness.”...

UiPath IPO: 5 things to know about the ‘software robots’ company valued at nearly $30 billion

UiPath Inc. is launching its initial public offering at a valuation close to what it received from venture-capital investors, with help from automation it cheerfully...

Opinion: Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour

Democrats want to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour to address inequality, but that might not be the best way to fix that problem. Conservative—and...

Philanthropy is a ‘PR scam,’ says CEO who raised his workers’ minimum pay to $70,000

He’s not buying what America’s billionaires are selling. The CEO known for increasing his employees’ base pay to $70,000 says wealthy people donating their money...

Some 730,000 Walmart employees won’t be getting $15 an hour pay — they’re hardly alone

Walmart WMT, +0.49% has joined a growing list of retailers boosting employees’ wages to $15 an hour, but unlike rivals such as Target TGT, -1.35%,...

Over 80 police personnel injured in violence during tractor parade

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday said protesting farmers violated the conditions pre-agreed for their tractor parade and indulge in violence and vandalism, leaving...

Lawsuit seeks to throw out California measure that protects ‘gig economy’ business model

Ride-hailing drivers and the Service Employees International Union filed a lawsuit against California on Tuesday that asks the state Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 22...