Amazon Employees in 20 Countries to Strike on Black Friday Under ‘Make Amazon Pay’ Campaign

Amazon employees in 20 countries are preparing to strike on Black Friday under the “Make Amazon Pay” campaign in an effort to demand better working conditions and better pay from the tech giant’s top executives. Workers and activists “from oil …

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Cathay Pacific Fires Three Pilots Infected with COVID-19

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has fired three cargo pilots who were infected by COVID-19 in Germany after an internal investigation found a “serious breach” of crew requirements overseas. The pilots were suspected of leaving their hotel rooms in Frankfurt, …

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Tesla Ordered to Pay $137 Million in Damages to Racially Abused Worker

A San Francisco federal court ruled that automaker Tesla must pay a former worker approximately $137 million in damages after he was subjected to a hostile and racist work environment. Owen Diaz was awarded $130 million in punitive damages and …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for Federal Contractors

United States President Joe Biden on April 27 has signed an executive order raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractor workers. Under the executive order, all government agencies must include the increased wage in new contract …

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Senior Google AI Scientist Resigns after Colleagues were Fired

Google senior researcher Samy Bengio has left their AI department following the firing of two researchers on his team. Bengio resigned Tuesday afternoon following the removal of Timnit Gerbu and Margaret Mitchell, two women that also worked in Google’s AI …

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Theme Park Knott’s Berry Farm to Hire 1,700 Employees in Advance of 2021 Season Reopening

Knott’s Berry Farm, a theme park located in Buena Park California, plans to offer 1,700 jobs during their online job fair on March.  While southern California theme parks remain shutdown, Knott’s Berry Farm is offering various job opportunities in their …

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