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Amazon ditches two week COVID leave following CDC rules

• CDC said last week that asymptomatic people with COVID-19 isolate for five days instead of ten days • Amazon shortened its paid leave to ten days, in line with guidance from the CDC Amazon cuts the ...

By  Yashasvini On  2022-01-08 02:41:00
Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan to reimburse quarantine expenses in Hong Kong

• Morgan Stanley said in a memo that it would provide its employees with a one-time payment of up to $5,130 • Hong Kong has imposed one of the world's toughest quarantine regimes of up to three weeks ...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-11-25 02:28:00
Declassifying the biggest leak of financial documents: Pandora Papers

In the biggest leak of financial documents witnessed by the world, the secret wealth of many businesspersons, politicians, and world leaders has been exposed. Reports containing information about the ...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-10-05 03:54:00
China summons DiDi & 10 other ride-hailing firms, issues deadline to rectify issues

Chinese regulators have summoned 11 ride-hailing firms including DiDi Global Inc and issued an ultimatum on Wednesday to fix certain issues by December 1, 2021. China's Ministry of Transport and other...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-09-03 00:23:00
Uber and Lyft drivers joined day-long strike for better pay

Drivers of ride-hailing service provider Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc went for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday across California, saying their earnings are declining and aimed their message at Was...

By  Arghyadeep On  2021-07-22 21:11:00
New York’s biometrics privacy law takes effect, regulating collection and usage of data

New York joined U.S. states like Texas, California and Washington DC as its recently enacted biometric privacy ordinance has taken into effect from Friday, regulating what businesses can do with biome...

By  Arghyadeep On  2021-07-09 21:10:00
Biden to issue executive order to curtail non-compete clauses : White House

President Joe Biden will issue an executive order to restrain non-compete agreements, part of a broader set of executive actions to increase competition in the marketplace. Non-compete agreements prev...

By  Arghyadeep On  2021-07-08 01:46:00
Biden legitimizes Juneteenth as new federal holiday

President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign a bill on Thursday establishing Juneteenth, the date marking the end of slavery in the United States, as a federal holiday. The signing ceremony at the White H...

By  Ishika Dangayach On  2021-06-18 01:36:00
MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist and Jeff Bezos's ex-wife, wrote in a blog post on Tuesday that she has donated $2.7 billion to a variety of charities. Scott has donated to 286 organiza...

By  Shubhangi On  2021-06-16 00:04:00
McDonald’s beats bias lawsuit by Black franchise operators

McDonald's Corp. defeated a lawsuit accusing the fast-food chain of discriminating against the Black franchise operators in Tennessee restaurants by forcing them to work in crime-ridden neighborhoods....

By  Shubhangi On  2021-06-11 01:32:00
Estee Lauder reports increase in Black hiring

Estee Lauder Cos. says it has made progress on its internal anti-racism work and still has further to go, after a year since it aimed to work towards diversity in its workforce. The cosmetic giant als...

By  Shubhangi On  2021-06-09 02:28:00
NBA All-Stars among 150 Latinos and Blacks invest $1 billion in Boston project

Four National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Stars are investing in a billion-dollar Harvard Real Estate Development Project, along with 150 Black and Latino professionals. Wall Street Journal (WSJ)...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-06-02 02:35:00
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