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The United States lags behind other countries in readiness for an increasingly automated world, placing ninth on a ranking of 25 advanced economies, according to a new report from Swiss technology giant ABB.
South Korea, Singapore, Germany and Canada are better prepared for the rise of machines,…
The toy giants each had roughly $ 5 billion in revenue last year. But their median-worker pay is quite different.
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Contract workers’ suit alleging racist behavior at Tesla threatens to shine unwelcome light on carmaker’s cultureApril 13, 2018 | dailybusinessnews
On a fall evening in 2015, Owen Diaz went to drop off food for his 20-year-old son Demetric, whom he’d helped find a job at the same Tesla Inc. factory where Owen operated elevators.
As he turned the corner, the two African American men allege in a lawsuit, Owen saw Demetric’s supervisor condemning…
The number of people who changed jobs has risen for seven straight years, reaching 3.11 million in 2017, as workers are lured by higher salaries and fewer hours amid a tighter employment market.
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On the first day of 2017, a new law took effect in France giving workers the legal right to avoid responding to work email or text messages on days off or at all hours of the night. A bill proposed by New York City Councilman Rafael Espinal seeks to bring the same idea to the city that never sleeps.
Some Google employees have sent CEO Sundar Pichai a letter . Well, more than some: It has at least 3,100 signatures—not quite 5% of the workforce—and implores Pichai to withdraw the company from Project Maven. That’s a Pentagon program focused on using artificial intelligence to analyze drone footage,…
Tesla Inc. exhorted its factory workers to disprove the “haters” betting against the company wrong and asked for volunteers to join the effort to ramp up output of the crucial Model 3 line.
In a pair of internal memos last week, the heads of engineering and production spelled out measures to free…
U.S. employers sharply ramped up their demand for workers in January, advertising 6.3 million jobs at the end of the month, the most on records dating back 17 years.
The number of job openings soared 645,000 in January, the Labor Department said Friday. It was the largest one-month increase in…
Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. told employees Wednesday the struggling big-box retailer will sell or close all its U.S. stores, a collapse that threatens up to 33,000 American jobs in the coming months.
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For Dudley Dickerson, the mobile-app orders were the last straw.
McDonald’s Corp. has been updating with new technology, delivery, a revamped menu and curbside pickup. But the chain’s “Experience of the Future” effort could backfire. Employees are handling more tasks, in many cases, they say, without…