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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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