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  • SpaceX lays off 577 employees at headquarters

    SpaceX is taking the ax to its headquarters in California.

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  • More Amazon warehouse employees push to unionize

    A group of workers at Amazon's Staten Island fulfillment center are seeking to unionize, in the latest attempt by employees of the online retail giant to organize against the company's labor practices. What are the details?Employees of the New York facility announced the union push led by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union on Dec. 12. The RWDSU issued a report Nov. 28, accusing Amazon of having a history of "deadly and dehumanizing working conditions." Amazon workers in Great...

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  • NASCAR lays off dozens of employees, including in Charlotte

    NASCAR is cutting dozens of jobs amid a proposed bid to buy International Speedway Corporation, which owns and manage racing facilities that host NASCAR races. Roughly 50 NASCAR employees in

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  • Employees at Amazon’s Ring have been spying on customers

    If you own a Ring doorbell camera system, we’ve got some bad news. The smart home company owned by Amazon, which the internet retail giant shelled out more than $1 billion to acquire, has apparently been violating its customers’ privacy in a pretty shocking way. A new report from The Intercept quotes unnamed sources who

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  • Tesla is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees in an effort to cut costs and increase profits. He revealed that while Tesla will run a second consecutive quarterly profit, it will be less than wh

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  • SpaceX will lay off hundreds to ‘become a leaner company’

    SpaceX plans to lay off approximately 10 percent of its workforce in order to manage its costs, the company confirmed to TechCrunch today. The news comes as the company embarks on an ambitious plan to develop and test an interplanetary spacecraft while simultaneously performing frequent orbital launches.

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  • 'We are not robots': Amazon warehouse employees push to unionize

    Workers announced launch of union push in response to working conditions as company says it does not recognize allegations As Amazon’s workforce has more than doubled over the past three years, workers at Amazon fulfillment center warehouses in the United States have started organizing and pushing toward forming a union to fight back against the company’s treatment of its workers. Continue reading

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