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Tesla executive exhorts workers to ramp up Model 3 production and prove ‘haters’ wrong

March 29, 2018 |

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…


L.A. Times – Business

U.S. job openings soar to a record-high 6.3 million as companies seek skilled workers

March 19, 2018 |

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…


L.A. Times – Business

Toys ‘R’ Us Tells Workers It Will Likely Close All U.S. Stores

March 14, 2018 |

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.
WSJ.com: US Business

McDonald’s workers quit as mobile-app orders and new offerings create chaos

March 13, 2018 |

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…


L.A. Times – Business

Are You Underpaid? U.S. Firms Reveal How Much They Pay Workers

March 11, 2018 |

Companies are disclosing how much they pay the rank and file, and how that stacks up to the CEO, resulting in some surprises—including an oil chief who made 935 times the salary of his median employee.
WSJ.com: US Business

Disneyland workers demonstrate at Walt Disney Co. meeting, demanding ‘living wages’

March 8, 2018 |

A group of workers from the Disneyland Resort waved signs, chanted and demonstrated outside Walt Disney Co.’s shareholders meeting in Houston on Thursday, demanding the company provide a “living wage.”

The demonstration was the latest effort by a coalition of unions at the Anaheim theme parks that…


L.A. Times – Business

Unions at the Disneyland Resort propose ballot measure to raise wages for workers

March 3, 2018 |

A coalition of unions that represent workers at the Disneyland Resort is proposing a ballot measure that would force the theme park and other Anaheim employers that receive city subsidies to pay workers a living wage.

The measure, submitted Thursday to the Anaheim City Clerk, would require the…


L.A. Times – Business

Workers at Terranea Resort and Trump golf club want ‘panic buttons’ in case of sexual assaults

February 27, 2018 |

Hospitality workers in Rancho Palos Verdes are proposing an ordinance to require the exclusive Terranea Resort and nearby Trump National Golf Club to supply employees with “panic buttons” to alert authorities in the case of a sexual assault.

A union representing hospitality workers said it will…


L.A. Times – Business

Visits by federal immigration authorities are spooking California businesses and workers

February 26, 2018 |

When federal immigration agents visited Los Angeles 7-Eleven stores and trucking companies near the ports in recent weeks to conduct audits of employee records, it sent a chill through those businesses and others in the region.

Immigrant advocates said some employees at the audited firms stopped…


L.A. Times – Business

Germany’s Economy Leaves Female Workers Behind

February 25, 2018 |

In the past five years, Germany’s booming economy has created so many jobs that it has made unemployment almost a thing of the past. But one group has been left by the wayside: women.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe