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Ruling: Uber Driver Considered Employee, Not Contractor

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A San Francisco-based Uber driver is considered an employee, not a contractor, according to a ruling by the California Labor Commission. The ruling, filed on Tuesday in state court in San Francisco, said Uber, a smartphone-based ride-hailing service, is “involved in every ...

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First-Time Unemployment Benefits Fall To Historically low Level

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The number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits dropped last week, a positive sign companies are laying off fewer employees and the economy continues to steadily add jobs. Initial claims for unemployment benefits, a measure of layoffs across the U.S., ...

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McDonalds Desperately Needs To Re-Brand Themselves With Upscale Restaurants

Chef Dan Coudreaut

Oak Brook, Illinois – McDonalds restaurants are quickly losing customers, and the company’s corporate profits have been steadily sinking. A recent report stated that as many as 700 McDonalds franchise locations would be closing across the US alone. It is believed ...

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Louisiana’s $1.6 Billion Deficit Will Likely Raise Cigarette Tax

Louisiana’s $1.6 Billion Deficit Will Likely Raise Cigarette Tax

Louisiana’s health advocacy groups see an opportunity this legislative session to get a long-sought cigarette tax hike in a state that has one of the lowest tobacco taxes in the country. As lawmakers look to raise new money to plug ...

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Fast Food Workers Spark Protests On Tax Day For $15 Minimum Wage

Fast Food Strike On Tax Day

There are many industries across the country that could use a boost in hourly wages. Fast food is one of those industries where even a full-time worker would not be able to earn a livable wage, unless they were in ...

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Half A Million Walmart Employees Getting Raises to $9 Per Hour Across US

Walmart Minimum Wage 10 Dollars Per Hour

Bentonville, Arkansas – At almost every Walmart store across the US, nearly half a million workers are preparing to get raises this month. Walmart started a $1 billion initiative in 2015 to invest in their employees by increasing wages in ...

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Booming Business Relies Heavily On Social Ownership And Contribution

eBay

In today’s day and age, some of the largest businesses in the world make their money off of providing opportunities and interaction for everyday people. The transportation company Uber has risen to become the largest taxi service in the world, ...

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