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9 Nov
Cornet and four other Twitter employees had filed a lawsuit in California federal court on Friday accusing the social media company of violating federal and California laws requiring employers to give 60 days' notice before engaging in mass layoffs.
9 Nov
Meta Platforms Inc META.O said on Wednesday it will let go of 13% of its workforce, or more than 11,000 employees, in one of the biggest layoffs this year as the Facebook parent battles soaring costs and a weak advertising market.
10 Oct
Like the US and other European countries, France is experiencing its own "Great Resignation". Between the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022, resignations hit an all-time high, at almost 520,000 per quarter. The previous record dated from 2008, just before the financial crisis.
9 Oct
More and more people in the US are quitting their jobs. Skilled workers are badly needed and many employers offer benefits like joining bonuses or enable their employees to work from home.
13 Sep 2021
US President Joe Biden says a "distinct minority of Americans" are to blame for preventing the United States from overcoming the pandemic during a speech from the White House on the nation's fight against the Covid-19 Delta variant. He says he will mandate companies with 100 or more employees to vaccinate all workers or administer weekly Covid-19 tests in a new effort to defeat the surging Delta virus.
13 May 2020
Moscow's streets remain depopulated despite thousands of employees heading back to work. More than 500,000 Moscow employees in industry and construction have been authorized to return to work.
13 Apr 2020
Only employees of Buchenwald's memorial site attended the anniversary event due to Germany's coronavirus lockdown measures. Authorities called out increasing right-wing extremism in a "Thuringian declaration."
12 Oct 2019
General Electric Co. is freezing pension benefits for about 20,000 U.S. employees in a move that could help trim $5 billion to $8 billion from the company’s pension shortfall. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Brooke Sutherland has the details on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." Her opinions are her own.
21 Sep 2019
Some 49,000 employees in the US walked out after contract talks on pay and benefits with General Motors came to a grinding halt. It marks the first national strike since 2007 for the union autoworkers at GM.
25 Mar 2019
Facebook Inc. disclosed a flaw that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees, but that they were never visible to anyone outside of the company.

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6 hours ago
France has received a request from the Burkinabe military junta to withdraw its troops from the Sahel country and will do so within a month. The success of the counterterrorism operation has been limited, experts say.
6 hours ago
New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
6 hours ago
Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges. Finally, faced with about 15,000 tonnes of "e-waste" dumped in landfills every year, Rwanda is focusing more resources on recycling old smartphones.
7 hours ago
The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
7 hours ago
The Rwandan government says it had to take "defensive measures" after a Congolese combat plane violated its airspace. The Democratic Republic of Congo says the incident amounts to an "act of war."
7 hours ago
Russia's repeated assaults on Ukraine's energy grid has forced many cities to roll out power cuts to save energy. In the capital Kyiv, city authorities have restricted public lighting at night - with serious consequences for people out on the streets.