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Instacart is eliminating the jobs of unionized workers

Instacart plans to lay off nearly 2,000 of its workers, including the 10 workers from the Kroger-owned Mariano’s who unionized early last year, Vice reports. These workers are responsible for in-store shopping and packing of groceries. Accordin.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJan 21st, 2021

Okta Says It"s Buying Security Rival Auth0 For $6.5 Billion

Okta, whose cloud software allows office workers to access all of their apps through a secure online service, said on Wednesday that it's spending $6.5 billion to acquire rival Auth0. CNBC reports: Okta's shares plunged about 13% in extended trading.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 35 min. ago

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had "statistically significant improvements" in emotional health, according to a study released Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

U.S. will review impact of SK Innovation ruling on Biden green transportation goals

Sen. Raphael Warnock said the ruling "seriously threatens" the viability of SK Innovation's $2.6 billion Georgia plant with 2,600 planned workers, currently under construction......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

All US Apple stores are open for the first time in almost a year

COVID-19 isn't gone, but like much of the US, Apple is moving forward. Enlarge / NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 - Staff workers serve customers outside an Apple store on Fifth Avenue. (credit: Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images) For the first time in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Silicon Valley Stays on Top as Tech Salaries Climb Across U.S.

In the San Francisco Bay Area, AR and VR jobs pay the most When Hired released its annual report on the state of software engineers in 2020, it warned that the steady upward trend in tech salaries couldn’t be counted on to continue, given the.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

The Algorithms That Make Instacart Roll

Instacart crunches petabytes daily to predict what will be on grocery shelves and even how long it will take to find parking Photos, top and bottom: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images; middle: Cheney Orr/Reuters In These CO.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

"Email Is Making Us Miserable"

Cal Newport, writing for New Yorker: A study, published in 2019, looked at long-term trends in the health of a group of nearly five thousand Swedish workers. They found that repeated exposure to "high information and communication technology demands".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Instacart doubles its valuation for the second time since pandemic began

For the second time since the the pandemic began, Instacart has doubled its valuation as a privately-held startup......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Instacart raises $265M at a $39B valuation

On-demand grocery delivery platform Instacart has raises a $265 million funding ground from existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, D1 Capital Partners and others. The new funding, which, like its past few rounds, isn̵.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Apple alum’s jobs app for India’s workers raises $12.5 million

A startup by an Apple alum that has become home to millions of low-skilled workers in India said on Tuesday it has raised an additional $12.5 million, just five months after securing $8 million from high-profile investors. One-year-old Apna said Sequ.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

“We knew T-Mobile couldn’t be trusted,” union says after 5,000 job cuts

T-Mobile claimed Sprint merger would create thousands of jobs "from day one." Enlarge / A T-Mobile logo at a store in New York on April 30, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile has cut at least 5,000 jobs since completing its acqu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Auto industry groups back legislation to incentivize clean-energy manufacturing

The American Jobs in Energy Manufacturing Act would incentivize manufacturers to retool, expand or build facilities to produce clean-energy parts or technologies such as electric vehicles, batteries and memory chips......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Biden throws support behind Amazon workers holding milestone union vote

President Joe Biden on Sunday night lent his support to Amazon workers who are pushing to unionize — and appeared to warn Amazon not to deter them......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines reaching auto plants, but challenges remain

Stellantis became the first automaker in the U.S. to begin vaccinating its hourly workers from COVID-19. But automakers have to deal with different rules in each state and help make sure workers even want the vaccine when it's available.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Want to work at Dezeen? Check out these four job opportunities listed on Dezeen Jobs

Dezeen is hiring! We are looking for diverse, talented and ambitious people to join our award-winning team, with editor, reporter and sales positions currently listed on Dezeen Jobs. Read more Dezeen is hiring! We are looking for diverse, ta.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Best Buy Lays Off 5,000 Workers, Will Close More Stores

Best Buy said it laid off 5,000 workers this month and is planning to close more stores this year as more consumers buy electronics online. From a report: The news comes at a time when big chains face growing competition from Amazon and other sites t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Best Buy lays off 5,000 workers as it shifts focus to online sales

The pandemic has accelerated Best Buy's transition to selling online. Enlarge / Snow outside of a Best Buy store in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Feb. 17, 2021. (credit: Nick Oxford/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Best Buy says it has trimmed its he.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Mortality rises among public when health workers get sick in an outbreak, model suggests

When healthcare workers become ill during a disease outbreak, overall case counts and mortality rates may significantly increase, according to a new model. The findings may help to improve interventions that aim to mitigate the effects of outbreaks s.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Digital Workplace Complexity Is Slowing Down Your Workforce

Workplace complexity is one of the biggest challenges for modern workers. How can we fix it? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Stellantis cuts 150 jobs at Jeep Cherokee plant in Illinois

The layoffs are part of efforts to rebalance staffing levels and realign production "to meet global demand" for the Jeep Cherokee, according to the company......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021