COVID-19: Number of employees on UK payrolls returns to pre-pandemic levels

The number of employees on UK payrolls recovered to pre-pandemic levels last month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. A rise of 241,000 in August took the total number to 29.1 million, around the same level as in February 2020. The ONS also said the number of job vacancies in the June-August period climbed… Continue reading COVID-19: Number of employees on UK payrolls returns to pre-pandemic levels

3 employees wounded in Smile Direct Club workplace shooting in Tennessee

A disgruntled worker at a Smile Direct Club warehouse in Tennessee shot three co-workers early Tuesday before being killed by responding cops, police said. Nashville cops got a call for an “active shooter” just before 6 a.m at the warehouse on Antioch Pike, where a gunman opened fire before he was shot by responding officers,… Continue reading 3 employees wounded in Smile Direct Club workplace shooting in Tennessee

Employees Would Rather Work from Home Than Get a Raise

If you had the choice between a $30,000 annual raise or the option to work from home, which would you choose? Having experienced more than a year of remote work during the pandemic, American employees are clear on their priorities: 64% of employees polled by the anonymous professional network Blind said their employer can keep… Continue reading Employees Would Rather Work from Home Than Get a Raise

In email to Amazon employees, Bezos details reasons for stepping down as CEO

What’s next for Amazon after Bezos steps down as CEO? Dan Henninger of The Wall Street Journal discusses the future of Amazon and Jeff Bezos after he stepped down as CEO. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who revealed plans Tuesday to step down as CEO of the e-commerce giant later in 2021, explained the reasoning behind… Continue reading In email to Amazon employees, Bezos details reasons for stepping down as CEO

Coinbase hemorrhages employees following controversial culture stance

After adjustments to company policies, popular U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has seen backlash from employees who disagreed with the changes. Coinbase received national attention for a recent change to its policies, which required employees to avoid political and social distractions, and instead focus on its core mission of building “an open financial system for the… Continue reading Coinbase hemorrhages employees following controversial culture stance

Coinbase hemorrhages employees following controversial culture stance

After a change in company policy, popular U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has seen backlash, as some of the company’s employees disagreed with the changes.  “We subsequently decided to make a generous exit package available to any employee who didn’t feel they could be on board with this direction,” Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said in a… Continue reading Coinbase hemorrhages employees following controversial culture stance

TikTok and its US employees set to sue Trump administration over ban

TikTok and its US employees are planning to take President Trump’s administration to court over his sweeping order to ban the popular video app, according to a lawyer preparing one of the lawsuits. The employees’ legal challenge to Trump’s executive order will be separate from a pending lawsuit from the company that owns the app,… Continue reading TikTok and its US employees set to sue Trump administration over ban

Parks Dept employees spotted cleaning Coney Island bathroom with US flag

A day before Flag Day, two city employees were spotted using the Stars and Stripes to mop the floor of a filthy Coney Island restroom, a witness told The Post. Jose Gonzalez, a Guardian Angel who was on patrol on the boardwalk Saturday afternoon, said he saw two employees from the Parks Department wiping down… Continue reading Parks Dept employees spotted cleaning Coney Island bathroom with US flag

Twitter employees can work from home forever, CEO Jack Dorsey says

After being forced to backtrack on plans to travel to Africa this year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s work-from-anywhere philosophy is being vindicated by the coronavirus. The social network’s CEO on Tuesday emailed his staff to say that employees whose jobs permit it will be allowed to work remotely forever — even after the coronavirus pandemic… Continue reading Twitter employees can work from home forever, CEO Jack Dorsey says

Juul employees won’t stop vaping at work: report

Even Juul Labs employees are having a tough time kicking their vaping habit. Staffers at the San Francisco-based firm have continued to puff away at their desks and in meetings — even though Juul bosses have told them to cut it out and threatened punishment, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The company has tried… Continue reading Juul employees won’t stop vaping at work: report

NEM Foundation’s pink slip handouts become intense as employees feel the wrath of the bear market

The year 2018 has had a major effect on the cryptocurrency space, with price plunge of all the top coins in the market leaving the investors and project developers astray. This was evidenced by several projects reporting bankruptcy, layoffs and incomplete developments. Even blockchain-software company, ConsenSys and chip producing company, Bitmain, were one among them.… Continue reading NEM Foundation’s pink slip handouts become intense as employees feel the wrath of the bear market

Bitmain lays off 23 employees in Israel branch; company set on path of doom?

A local Hebrew-language news portal, Globes today reported that the cryptocurrency mining giant, Bitmain will shut down its development center based out of Ra’anana, Israel this week. The branch is run under Gadi Glikberg and will lay off all the 23 employees working at the location. Glikberg, the Vice President of Bitmain will also leave along with the… Continue reading Bitmain lays off 23 employees in Israel branch; company set on path of doom?

Regulations Round-Up: U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019

In recent regulatory news, the United States Office of Government Ethics has issued a document advising employees of the U.S. executive branch to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. In other news, Bank of Korea has rejected the notion of central bank-issued digital currencies, Crypto Finance AG has received licensing from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority… Continue reading Regulations Round-Up: U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019

Arrest Warrants Issued to Employees of South Korean Crypto Exchange

Arrest warrants have reportedly been issued to three employees of a small South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, including its representative director. The three are “suspected [of] fraud and embezzlement,” according to local media. Arrest Warrants for Crypto Exchange’s Employees On Monday, local media reported that arrest warrants have been issued to employees of a South Korean… Continue reading Arrest Warrants Issued to Employees of South Korean Crypto Exchange