Tag Archives: Personnel

Amazon hikes pay for warehouse and delivery workers

A worker sorts out parcels in the outbound dock at Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, California on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. Watchara Phomicinda | MediaNews Group | The Riverside Press-Enterprise via Getty Images Amazon is raising its hourly wages for its warehouse and delivery workers, the company announced Wednesday. Beginning …

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Climate Club to help employees track emissions; Facebook a customer

Adam Braun and Philip Charm, co-founders of Climate Club Photographer is Bonnie Rae Mills, photo courtesy Adam Braun Adam Braun’s first two entrepreneurial ventures had to do with education. First, he launched Pencils of Promise in 2008, a nonprofit organization that has started more than 500 schools in Ghana, Guatemala, …

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Google CEO Pichai fields questions on cost cuts at all-hands meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee dissent over cultural changes, CEO Sundar …

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Amazon union election in Albany to begin in October

Amazon workers arrive with paperwork to unionize at the NLRB office in Brooklyn, New York, October 25, 2021. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Amazon will face a union election at one of its warehouses in upstate New York next month, the company confirmed to CNBC. Employees at the warehouse, which is …

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How to use a mouse jiggler to make it look like you’re working

Employers are monitoring productivity more than ever, in part thanks to the boom in remote work. Employees are turning to gadgets to outsmart monitoring software. One such tool is a mouse mover, or mouse jiggler, that’s supposed to keep your screen on. I decided to give one a try to …

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Tesla ban on pro-union shirts violated workers’ rights: NLRB

An aerial view shows the Tesla Fremont Factory in Fremont, California on February 10, 2022. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Tesla violated workers’ rights when it told employees they couldn’t wear shirts with pro-union insignia at the factory, The National Labor Relations Board ruled in a decision out Monday. …

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Google employees frustrated after office Covid outbreaks

Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Google employees are receiving regular notifications from management of Covid-19 infections, causing some to question the company’s return-to-office mandates. The employees, who spoke with CNBC on the condition of anonymity, said since they have been asked to return to offices, infections notifications pop …

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Google workers petition management for equal abortion benefits

Bambi Okugawa is a data center technician in one of Google’s data centers in a U.S. state with one of the strictest abortion bans in the nation: Tennessee. The state will ban abortions as early as six weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest, on Aug. 25 due to …

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Amazon workers at warehouse near Albany file for union election

Workers and supporters hold signs after filing a petition requesting an election to form a union outside the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional office in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon workers at a warehouse in …

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Amazon workers walked out over pay, safety fears at California air hub

An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter, nicknamed Amazon One, flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on Aug. 5, 2016 in Seattle. Getty Images Amazon workers at the company’s largest air hub in California walked off the job earlier this week to demand higher pay and safety improvements. …

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