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June 18, 2020 - 7:44 am
About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and employers bring some people back to work.
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April 20, 2020 - 10:07 am
Walt Disney Co. will stop paying more than 100,000 employees this week, nearly half of its workforce, as the world's biggest entertainment company tries to weather the coronavirus lockdown, it was reported today.
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April 03, 2020 - 8:36 am
Saying they don't know when they'll be able to re-open many of their businesses with the coronavirus spreading, Walt Disney Co. officials announced they will start furloughing some workers in two weeks at its theme parks resorts in Florida and California.
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March 31, 2020 - 8:49 am
Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
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Carla Jara
March 23, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Which retailer and grocery stores are hiring right now?
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CBS News
December 04, 2019 - 2:48 pm
While working a cash register or stocking shelves might seem like a relatively risk-free job, think again. In 2018, 3.5 of every 100 full-time retail workers suffered a nonfatal injury or illness while at work, according to federal labor data. That's a higher rate than in other potentially...
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November 01, 2019 - 10:33 am
If you're looking for a job and dream of wearing brown short pants to work every single day, you're in luck. CBS Reporter Diane King Hall says UPS is hiring full-time and part-time drivers and package handlers: "What can brown do for you? UPS is hoping to hire 100,000 workers to meet the demand for...
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October 10, 2019 - 11:43 am
African Americans stand to lose thousands of jobs to automation in some of the nation's largest cities over the next decade, according to new research from McKinsey & Co. The management consultancy found that blacks in the fast-food, retail and customer-service industries — especially those in...
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CBS News
September 11, 2019 - 1:15 pm
California lawmakers have passed a bill that would provide new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft. Such app-based businesses, worth tens of billions of dollars, have vowed to fight the measure. The 29-11 vote late Tuesday sends the bill...
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November 26, 2018 - 1:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — President Donald Trump says his administration and lawmakers are exerting "a lot of pressure" on General Motors in response to its decision to cut up to 14,000 workers in North America and possibly shutter up to five plants. Trump says he's being very tough on GM chief executive...
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