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US Domestic News Roundup: California law requiring women to serve on company boards overturned; California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions – police and more

Below is a summary of briefs from US domestic news. California law requiring women to serve on corporate boards overturned A state court judge has ruled unconstitutional California law requiring public companies to include women on their boards, dealing another blow to the state’s drive to diversify corporate leadership. Los Angeles Superior Court […]

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Nielsen CEO David Kenny Says Company Numbers Still Matter

How did the simple act of counting viewers become so controversial? David Kenny thinks he knows. The Nielsen CEO has been under fire for months, ever since some of his company’s biggest clients – national television networks – began complaining about how Nielsen compiled viewership during the coronavirus pandemic. . They still complain. And Nielsen […]

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Russian state energy company cuts power to Finland as Helsinki prepares for NATO bid

Ukraine says it thwarted an attempt by Russian forces to cross a key river to the east, costing Moscow a significant number of troops and significant armored equipment in another setback for the Kremlin during its invasion of Ukraine as Germany urged President Vladimir Putin to agree to a ceasefire as soon as possible. On […]

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Shareholder: Amazon’s ‘astronomical’ misuse of customer data could ruin the company

Taking a new approach to draw attention to how Amazon uses people’s data, a shareholder is suing Jeff Bezos, Andy Jassy and 17 other Amazon executives who he says knowingly allowed the company to violate the state laws. Amazon has previously come under fire for the way it uses biometric data, things like fingerprints and […]

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Protesters rage against French company for stay in Russia

WARSAW, Poland – A man in Russian military uniform stood at the entrance to a large home improvement store in Poland’s capital, greeting shoppers and thanking them for funding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. Medal-adorned Polish activist Arkadiusz Szczurek demonstrated outside a French Leroy Merlin store in Warsaw as shoppers flocked to buy […]

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Redbox’s new owner is the company that saved Crackle from Sony

Redbox has tried to stay relevant over the years with streaming video on demand and free live TV, but it’s still best known as a company offering movie disc rentals at newsstands. However, he may soon have a better chance of shaking that reputation. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, the company that rebooted Sony’s […]

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Ties to ‘harmful’ spyware firm spark criticism of Ottawa adviser on internet regulation

One of the federal government’s expert advisers on internet malfeasance is being criticized for his role as an adviser to a global spy technology firm. Vivek Krishnamurthy, a law professor at the University of Ottawa, is one of 12 experts the Liberal government appointed this year to work on revamping Ottawa’s plan to regulate online […]

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Match Group Hires New CEO, Disney Streaming Poaches Two SVPs

“Moves,” our roundup of job changes in LA tech, is brought to you by Interchange.LA, dot.LA’s recruitment and career platform connects Southern California’s most exciting companies with top tech talent. Create a free Interchange.LA profile here– and if you’re looking for ways to boost your recruiting efforts, check out Interchange.LApremium recruitment service by emailing Sharmineh […]

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As workers at a Denver Starbucks vote on unionization, the company is accused of union-busting tactics

Next Tuesday, employees at Starbucks on Colfax Avenue in Denver will learn if their vote to unionize was successful. Their effort is part of a recent and historic uptick in worker activism across the country, driven in part by the impact of working conditions during the COVID pandemic. There are more than 50 Starbucks locations […]

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Tesla is the second major company to pay workers travel costs if they leave the state for abortions

Tesla is the latest company to announce it will pay staff travel and living expenses if they have to leave the state for an abortion as companies react to Roe v Wade leak Tesla will cover travel expenses for employees who must travel out of state to have abortions, the company announced on Friday. The […]

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Power company to pay $500,000 fine for deadly 2017 blast | app

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida power company has agreed to pay a $500,000 fine for a 2017 explosion that killed five people. Tampa Electric Co. pleaded guilty to violating an Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard causing death, according to a plea agreement filed Friday in federal court in Tampa. × This page requires […]

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Edo communities protest palm oil company Okomu over alleged marginalization and oppression – The Sun Nigeria

Since Tony Osauzo, Benign Host Communities of Okomu Oil Palm Company PLC in Edo State staged a protest yesterday against the alleged blockade, digging a trench on the road leading to their communities by the company. It was learned that the action began on Tuesday and continued yesterday with women and young people from the […]

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Just Eat COO under investigation for misconduct at corporate event

(Bloomberg) – Just Eat Takeaway.com NV is facing a full-scale crisis after the company launched an internal investigation into its chief executive and its chairman resigned after an investor uprising. Bloomberg’s Most Read Jorg Gerbig will no longer be reappointed as COO at his annual general meeting today, after a personal misconduct complaint at a […]

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Australian AGL Energy backs company split and resists billionaire’s move

Cannon-Brookes returned after being thwarted in March in a joint A$5.4 billion ($3.8 billion) takeover bid for the country’s biggest carbon emitter, seeking to speed up the shutdown of its coal-fired power plants and reverse a 75% drop in its share price over the past five years. The move injected further uncertainty into the outlook […]

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Climate activist wins 11% of AGL Energy in Australia, to vote against splitting the company

Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEO of Atlassian, attends the Allen and Co. Sun Valley annual media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Cannon-Brookes grabs stake ahead of split vote AGL plans to split into retailer and coal power producer AGL gains 20% since […]

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company Unveils New Room at Mann Center

Blood red in a spray paint-like font, the words are projected onto the stage at a certain point in time. The deep blue sea: “How does it feel to be a problem?” The words grow into blobs, and suddenly the whole scene is engulfed in crimson. Two dancers, Barrington Hinds and Marie Lloyd Paspe, twist […]

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Disney’s chief critic of Florida’s ‘anti-grooming’ law leaves the company after just 3 months

Geoff Morrell, officially director of general affairs for the Walt Disney Company, announced Friday his decision to part ways with the entertainment giant after just three months in the role. His departure follows Disney’s highly controversial response to Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act – a response that Morrell played a key role in shaping. […]

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Russian tycoon Tinkov, who has criticized the war in Ukraine, sells his stake to Putin ally Potanin

Hopes for the evacuation of civilians trapped in the beleaguered port city of Mariupol faded on April 29, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy indicated there was also little hope for broader peace talks with Moscow. Zelenskiy’s office had said an operation was planned to smuggle civilians out of the massive Azovstal steel plant, where some […]

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The Company refuses to perform at events of politicians with “shady” reputations

MANILA, Philippines — In this season of endless political campaigning and electoral solicitation, politicians want singers, top vloggers and other influencers to add credibility to their releases. Vocal group The CompanY have admitted they receive offers to perform at events from politicians who are not after their hearts. The group could have made easy money […]

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EXPLAINER: What Twitter Could Do as a Private Company | app

NEW YORK (AP) — If Elon Musk and Twitter have their way, the company will soon be privately owned and under his control. Probably the most obvious immediate change would be the delisting of Twitter shares from the New York Stock Exchange. But the company would also likely be freed from having to provide regular […]

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Federal reports expose abuse of pigs at major US sausage company

Reading time: 2 minutes According to US federal reports, workers at FB Purnell Sausage Co kick and beat pigs before they are sent to slaughter. The Kentucky-based company makes more than $70 million in sales each year and is known for its Old Folks sausages. The sausage brand’s slogans are “It’s Goo-od!” and “The best […]

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Transition to a circular business model with design

April 26, 2022The need to change the systems that perpetuate climate change has become obvious, and you don’t have to be an activist to see its urgency. Consumer movements to reduce air travel and meat consumption or follow “plastic diets” have become common; investors regularly ask questions about corporate carbon footprints and sustainability efforts that […]

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Guess shareholders re-elect Marciano Brothers to board – Sourcing Journal

Guess executives Paul Marciano and Maurice Marciano will remain on the denim brand’s board after its annual shareholders meeting on April 22. Shareholders voted to re-elect all four directors, including the Marcianos, as well as Anthony Chidoni and Cynthia Livingston. “The Board of Directors and the management team remain focused on maintaining the momentum of […]

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Major security firm reports spike in such crime in South Africa

Private security firm G4S Cash Solutions has called on the Minister of Police to urgently convene a meeting with all stakeholders to address the continued escalation of violence in the Cash in Transit (CIT) attacks. This follows a CIT attack across the road which occurred in Durban around 1.30pm on Monday April 25, where four […]

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The Waves – Tamasha Theater Company and Holy Mountain

Screenwriters: Erinn Dhesi, Corinne Walker, Danielle Fahiya, Stefanie Reynolds and Kamala Santos Directors: Gitika Buttoo, Alix Harris, Catherine Robinson and Niloo-Far Khan Podcast Drama Series Waves is the latest collection from the Tamasha Theater Company using five short commissioned plays to explore the impact of Britain’s colonial history. The plays, all written and directed by […]

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Andhra Pradesh: Fire breaks out at Pharma City business

A fire broke out at the Effluent Collection Plant of SNF (India) Private Limited at JN Pharma City at Parawada in Anakapalli district on Saturday afternoon. Police say no injuries or injuries were reported in the incident. The company specializes in the manufacture of polyacrylamide and within 15 to 20 minutes the fire was extinguished […]

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Amazon employees in New York accuse the company of retaliatory firings

An independent group of Amazon workers called Amazonians United accuses the e-commerce giant of firing four workers in Queens for “supporting a labor organization”. According to BuzzFeed News, the group filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board on April 14, arguing that the company fired the workers for “protesting employment conditions”. The group […]

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Bed Bath & Beyond shares jump after company receives offers for BuyBuy Baby unit

A view of the atmosphere at the Whitney Port & Bundle Organics #MomAsYouAre buybuyBABY product launch on November 17, 2018 in Torrance, California. Randy Shropshire | Getty Images Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond jumped on news that the company was considering bids to buy its BuyBuy Baby business. The news was reported by the […]

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McDonald’s billionaire investor blasts company for using cruel gestation crates for pregnant pigs

Billionaire investor and activist Carl Icahn has slammed McDonald’s for continuing to use cruel pregnancy gates for pregnant pigs, despite previous promises to phase them out by 2022. Icahn, 86, wrote an eight-page letter to McDonald’s shareholders, which he released on Thursday, saying the fast-food giant had failed to meet its 10-year pledge to end […]

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What’s next for Grubhub? The parent company plans to sell the business

Photography: Shutterstock Less than a year after its acquisition by Just Eat Takeaway (JET), third-party delivery provider Grubhub may soon be back on the market. Amsterdam-based JET said in a business update on April 20 that it is “investigating the introduction of a strategic partner into and/or the partial or full sale” of the Chicago-based […]

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Are these African leaders changing the world? -OZY

SUDAN A prayer for peace? Last March, the Sudanese government signed an agreement with a major rebel group in the Nuba Mountains guaranteeing freedom of worship and the separation of religion from state affairs. Could the concession now pave the way for minority Christian and African belief groups to find common ground with the rulers […]

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Hawaiian Airlines Partners with Mananalu, Jason Momoa’s Water Company, Offering Infinitely Recyclable Aluminum Bottles

Starting tomorrow, the Hawaii hometown airline will begin distributing the 16-ounce aluminum bottle of Mananalu to Premium Cabin customers on all international and US East Coast flights. The recyclable product will also replace plastic water bottles sold on Hawaiian’s Paul Hana snack cart on the carrier’s flights between Hawaiʻi and its 16 continental US gateway […]

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Foreign Office phones hacked even after spyware company claims to have blocked UK numbers

Foreign allies used Israeli spyware to hack into government phones after the company claimed it blocked surveillance on British phones, it has emerged. Pegasus spyware, sold by the NSO Group to intelligence agencies, was used to infect Foreign Ministry phones between July 2020 and June 2021, with India and the United Arab Emirates among the […]

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Israeli firm NSO’s Pegasus spyware used to infect Downing Street network – Report

Share this with more people! According to reports, the famous Israeli technology company Pegasus, NSO’s spyware, was used to infect Downing Street and the Foreign and Commonwealth Offices. According to reports, researchers from Canadian internet security watchdog Citizen Lab have concluded that the network at 10 Downing Street, which serves as the residence and office […]

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SNK Corporation was acquired by the Saudi dictator’s company:

Every now and then we report something that affects us personally and the gaming community as a whole. Activision Blizzard and Ubisoft’s sexual misconduct allegations are an example of this. Developers and publishers caught in the middle of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict are another. The death of a beloved member of the community definitely matters. It […]

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This company is reaching net zero with CO2-based products

As world leaders, politicians and activists lead a global campaign towards net zero emissions by 2050, the rest of us are doing our best to make the most sustainable choices in our daily lives in order to do our part. While considering the livelihoods of future generations isn’t always the easiest (and never the cheapest) […]

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Peloton’s latest strategy to save the company is the 1 thing no company should ever do

It’s been a tough few months for Peloton’s new CEO, Barry McCarthy. Since taking over the ailing business from its founder, John Foley, in February, its stock has been steadily falling. It is now down 38% during his tenure. Not only that, activist shareholder Blackwells released a presentation blaming McCarthy for not turning the company […]

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Michael F. Neidorff, 79, dies; His company was an Obamacare stalwart

When state officials and government regulators were concerned that some counties across the United States would be left without an insurer willing to sell insurance under the Affordable Care Act, Mr. Neidorff agreed to provide coverage on some of these markets, said Jesse Hunter, a former chief strategy officer at Centene, and “there was never […]

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Twitter’s board would rather crash the company than sell it to Elon Musk

The board of social media giant and liberal political activist Twitter has made it difficult for Elon Musk to buy more than 15% of the company’s shares without triggering a policy that would crush the value of his shares. To block it, the board voted for what’s called a “poison pill,” diluting the company’s stock […]

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Twitter-Elon Musk: society adopts the “poison pill”

Twitter Inc. has passed a measure that would shield it from hostile takeover bids, moving to thwart billionaire Elon Musk’s unwelcome bid to take the company private and turn it into a bastion of free speech. The board has put in place a shareholder rights plan, exercisable if a party acquires 15% of the shares […]

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Will Substack go beyond newsletters? A company weighs its future.

There are things newsletter editor Kirsten Han misses about Substack. They are simply not enough to compensate for the disadvantages. She didn’t like how the platform presented itself as a haven for freelance writers with fewer resources while offering six-figure advances to several prominent white men. The hands-off content moderation policy, which allowed transphobic and […]

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Darby’s Briarcliffe Fire Company votes to disband after members are accused of using racial slurs

A Delaware County Volunteer Fire Company, which was suspended in February, after some of its members were allegedly recorded using racial slurs and denigrating black residents, announced Wednesday that it had voted to disband. “Unfortunately, in light of frenzied public perception not based on fact, the Briarcliffe Fire Company can no longer operate,” fire company […]

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‘Only Hindus can apply’ Job offer in UAE is fake; company approaches dubai cops

A company based in the United Arab Emirates has been heavily criticized since Wednesday for a job posting posted on social media. The advert is looking for Security Officers for GBMT Steel Services, which is based in the United Arab Emirates. The announcement specified that “only Hindu candidates can apply”. Unsurprisingly, the clause caused an […]

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Ukraine: Russian-linked hackers target Ukrainian power company

A hacking group linked to the Russian military attempted to infiltrate Ukrainian electrical substations and deploy malicious code capable of knocking out electricity, Ukrainian government officials and private investigators said on Tuesday. The cyberattack appears to have been thwarted, and the Ukrainian government’s computer emergency response team said it prevented the attackers from “carrying out […]

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Indiana trucking company owner makes another bid for Congress

INDIANAPOLIS — Trucking company owner Mike Sodrel poured more than $1 million into his first campaign for a southern Indiana congressional seat nearly two decades ago. Sodrel won’t say how badly he’s writing a check this time as he seeks to squeeze out a slew of Republican candidates in the May 3 primary for the […]

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Rubicon Theater Company opens its 2022-2023 season with Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

RUBICON THEATER COMPANY, Ventura’s nonprofit professional theater company, opens the company’s 2022-2023 season on April 29 with an exclusive engagement of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 by Anna Deveare Smith. The production premiered on the 30th anniversary of the day the verdict was announced in an East Ventura County courtroom during Rodney King’s LA-triggering trial. Riots […]

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German media company hires journalist who protested Russian invasion of Ukraine on live show

Ukrainian forces dug in as Russia fielded more firepower and hired a decorated general as a wartime commander ahead of a potentially decisive showdown in eastern Ukraine that experts say could begin in days with a large-scale offensive. Maxar Technologies released satellite images on April 10 showing a Russian military convoy stretching about 13 kilometers […]

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At fifteen and already president and director of a company…

The future of women is… Stacey Fru Stacey Fru posing with her author books /Instagram screenshot/@staceyfru This young woman makes us shine with pride this week. At just 15, she’s authored five books, is a philanthropist, children’s rights activist and has now added being a company director and president to her list of accomplishments. Stacey […]

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Many Disney employees speak out against the company’s sweeping opposition to Florida’s anti-grooming bill

Despite Disney executives cowering at the LGBTQ lobby within their company, there are many voices in the House of Mouse who support the very law the company is actively fighting against. Author unknown, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons Progressive employees of The Walt Disney Company have used their positions to make Disney their shield and […]

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Opening of New Headquarters for The Brotherhood Sister Sol in Harlem

Gilbane served as the owner’s representative for the construction of a new building which is a national model for youth development. NEW YORK, April 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Gilbane Building Company joined today New YorkYouth development and social justice non-profit organization The Brotherhood Sister Sol (BroSis) to celebrate the opening of their new headquarters in […]

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Manila Water shortlisted for World Water Summit 2022 Water Company of the Year

Manila, Philippines – Philippine multinational utility Manila Water Company (MWC) has been shortlisted for the prestigious Water Company of the Year award by the 2022 Global Water Awards, with the winner to be announced at the World Water Summit scheduled for May 17, 2022 in Madrid, Spain (https://globalwaterawards.com). This was revealed during […]

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Starbucks workers in Phoenix speak out after company fires union organizers

April 8, 2022 12:39 p.m. EDT Starbucks workers in Phoenix speak out after company fires union organizers TAG24 spoke to organizers at Starbucks in Phoenix about the company’s attempts to slow their momentum by laying off pro-union employees. By Kaitlyn Kennedy Phoenix, Arizona – “A bit expected but also sudden,” is how labor organizer Alyssa […]

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Portland to sever ties with the company responsible for planting nearly a million trees in the city

PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – A local organization that has planted nearly a million trees across the state says the city of Portland has decided not to renew its contract. This comes after a recent report from Portland Parks & Recreation that indicates the city’s tree canopy is declining at a rapid rate. Friends of Trees […]

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Columbia Care’s acquisition by Cresco CEO Charlie Bachtell would make his company the biggest in the US marijuana industry

The proposed acquisition of Columbia Care would also resolve some strategic issues plaguing Cresco. Buying the industry’s No. 6 would give Cresco a path to major new recreational marijuana markets set to open in New Jersey and Virginia, while adding scale and efficiency that could improve profitability. and impress investors. If Bachtell succeeds, Cresco will […]

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Amazon is the best American company to work for to advance in your career

Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, Calif. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. MediaNews Group | The Riverside Press-Enterprise via Getty Images LinkedIn on Wednesday named Amazon the best US company to work for if you’re looking for career growth. This is the second year that Amazon has topped the list. LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2022 list follows […]

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Your company needs to get rid of bad bosses

Recently, my colleague from Inc., Jeff Haden, wrote about the link between bad bosses and toxic work environments, citing some 57 separate studies that came to the same conclusion: “Destructive leadership dramatically decreases employee job satisfaction. I immediately wondered why otherwise smart CEOs and thought leaders would need just one, let alone 57 studies to […]

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Musk joining Twitter board raises questions about corporate plans

BRITTA PEDERSEN | AFP | Getty Images Twitter announced on Tuesday that Elon Musk would join its board of directors. A day earlier, the CEO of Tesla and the world’s richest person revealed he was the largest shareholder in the social media company. Beyond becoming the latest Silicon Valley drama, investors are trying to figure […]

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Medical waste firm pictured by anti-abortion group denies transporting fetal remains

Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services says its company policy prohibits transportation of fetal remains or cadavers to its Baltimore facility. WASHINGTON — A Maryland medical waste company says it does not transport fetal remains and cannot explain why anti-abortion activists say they found at least five fetuses in packages with its labels at a DC […]

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China’s Assertive Position and the Impacts for Your Business – International Law

Deng Xiaoping pioneered the policy of reform and opening up and opened the door to the world in 1978. China’s GDP grew from 367.9 trillion yuan in 1978 to 15.45 trillion yuan in 2020 and made to transform China from a third world country into a global economic superpower. Over the past 40 years, China’s […]

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“In the Beginning…” — New Brunswick’s Crossroads Theater Company “Begins” New Plays with its Genesis Festival

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS By Bruce Chadwick originally published: 04/02/2022 “In the beginning” is the opening phrase of the Bible and evokes the beginning of all things. The Crossroads Theater Company, New Brunswick, has done so nearly every year since 1990 with its Genesis Festival, a week-long series of theatrical readings. Reading […]

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Amazon workers in the United States vote for the first union in the company’s history | News | DW

Employees of U.S. online retail giant Amazon voted on Friday to unionize a fulfillment center in New York, marking the first U.S.-based union in the company’s history. Staten Island warehouse workers voted 55% in favor of forming the Amazon Labor Union (ALU), according to a tally by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Previous attempts […]

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Shipping company to design student housing project in People’s Park

Rendering of the UC Berkeley student project on the old People’s Park. Credit: Hapag-Lloyd Architectural Design Inc. In a short-lived press conference Thursday night, UC’s Office of Housing and Student Development announced a series of major changes to the People’s Park student housing project. “We are under increased pressure to provide more student housing,” explained […]

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Staten Island Amazon workers vote for the company’s first unionized warehouse in the United States – NBC10 Philadelphia

Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse voted Friday to join a union, the first time it has happened at one of the company’s US facilities. The result represents a historic victory for unions, which have been trying for years to organize Amazon warehouse and delivery workers. By voting in a union, Staten Island workers […]

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GameStop shares soar over 10% as company plans to split its shares

GameStop shares jumped in extended trading on Thursday after the company announced it plans to implement a stock split. The video game retailer said it would seek shareholder approval at its next shareholder meeting for an increase in the number of Class A ordinary shares from 300,000,000 to 1,000,000,000 to partially proceed with a stock […]

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Knoxville Starbucks workers celebrate union win despite company challenge

March 30, 2022 7:53 a.m. EDT Knoxville Starbucks workers celebrate union win despite company challenge Organizers at Starbucks in Knoxville are confident the union vote will go their way once the NLRB resolves a challenge issued by the company. Knoxville, TN- Yet another Starbucks location looks set to join the ranks of unionized stores — […]

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Steven Mnuchin’s private equity group buys cybersecurity company

Steven Mnuchin’s private equity group made its first buyout since stepping down as U.S. Treasury Secretary in the Trump administration, taking a majority stake in mobile cybersecurity firm Zimperium for $525 million. dollars. Liberty Strategic Capital, Mnuchin’s company, has focused on cybersecurity with four minority investments since its launch last year. Mnuchin has raised $2.5 […]

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Creepy Spyware Company Goes Bankrupt

FinFisher is no more. Long accused of helping authoritarian governments spy on dissidents and political activists, the creepy surveillance firm has abruptly shut down amid an ongoing investigation into its business dealings. On Monday, Bloomberg reported that the Munich-based spyware firm had closed its offices after quietly filing for insolvency last February. The company, known […]

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McDonald’s CEO candidate says company faces sustainability risks

The company is challenged on its position on antibiotics, well-being March 28, 2022 2 minute read One of investor Carl Icahn’s director nominees at McDonald’s Corp said she would push the burger giant to tackle sustainability issues such as reducing the environmental impact of farming and reducing antibiotic use, Reuters reported. So far, Icahn, the […]

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Disney fans turn against the company over Florida bill controversy

Lower taxes make the Sunshine State more attractive to businesses than many blue states, says Jimmy Patronis, Florida’s chief financial officer. The Walt Disney Company saw fans on both sides of the political aisle turn against the company for its response to Florida’s parental rights bill. Disney has been a vocal opponent of the Republican […]

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Why Bed Bath & Beyond and The Honest Company moved the Nasdaq on Friday

The stock market has performed well over the past two weeks, but volatile macro conditions have once again pushed investors from Nasdaq Compound ( ^IXIC -0.16% ) to worry a little. Increasingly, economists believe the Federal Reserve will be extremely aggressive in raising interest rates to fight inflation, and the resulting turmoil in the bond […]

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Investors reject Toshiba’s plan to split the company in two

After years of investors advocating for regulatory action on climate reporting, the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Policy is finally here. SEC Climate Disclosure Policy At an open meeting Monday hosted by the SEC’s corporate finance division, the Commission voted 3-1 in favor of rules requiring US issuers to report on climate-related risks and opportunities in their […]

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Judge Clarence Thomas is the company he keeps

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson are both married to white spouses. That’s pretty much where their similarities end. Ketanji Brown Jackson’s husband, Patrick G. Jackson, recently made headlines for wearing socks that had images of former presidents in them during this week’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Meanwhile, Judge […]

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Ukraine-Russia conflict: Climate activists block shipping company in Glasgow in solidarity with Ukraine

Climate activists blocked a global shipping company in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Image: Glasgow calls out the polluters The activists, from a number of different groups, are demanding an end to the transport of gas which they say is fueling the invasion of Ukraine. Four activists have locked themselves to four bicycles and […]

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Calyxeum, a women-owned and operated cannabis company in Detroit, Michigan, announces a capital raise today on Mainvest

Join us Owned by grown women in Detroit Part of Michigan’s Growing Cannabis Industry, Woman-Owned Company Continues to Support Community by Raising Funds in Q2 We intend to maintain a competitive advantage by embracing and expanding the relationships we have established since 2009. We are confident that we can deliver strong returns to investors. » […]

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Centenary Stage Company hosts a writing workshop with playwright Ruth Kirschner

Ruth Kirschner will be offering a writing workshop on Saturday, April 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. after Whippoorwill’s opening night. The writing workshop will take place in the President Circle room of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University. This event is free […]

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Performing Arts Company Subang Jaya Theatresauce Gets Millennials and Gen Z Excited About Going to the Theater | The life

Theatresauce EDL Director Dinesh Kumar (centre) assisted by Theatersauce staff prepares for his segment in ‘Children Shouldn’t Play in the Dark’. — Photo by Choo Choy May PETALING JAYA, March 23 — Creating live performances for Millennials and Gen Z can be a challenge or a blank canvas of opportunity, depending on the theater practitioner […]

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Illinois vote on investment firm divestment targeting Israel will be postponed again

(March 22, 2022 / JNS) Last December, the Unilever conglomerate found itself in the crosshairs of an investment board in Illinois. Every member of the board pulled the trigger, and as a result, the state disengaged from Unilever and its Israel-boycotting subsidiary, Ben & Jerry’s. Another company has found itself flagged for withdrawal, even though […]

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The Smiley Company celebrates the International Day of Happiness by spreading smiles in solidarity with Ukraine

The Smiley Company announces a series of global International Day of Happiness activations in support of the United Nations’ “2022 HAPPINESS FOR ALL, UKRAINE” campaign NEW YORK, March 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On the International Day of Happiness on March 20, The Smiley Company unveiled a series of large-scale screenings around the world featuring the iconic smiley […]

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Shell directors sued for ‘not preparing the company for net zero’

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate office collaboration. Shell directors are being sued for failing to properly prepare the multinational oil and gas company for net zero. In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind lawsuit, the lawsuit brought by activist shareholders alleges that […]

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The team helping Dundee Rep’s start-up navigate an uncertain world

TASHI Gore and Jess Thorpe are two of the UK’s leading experts in the art of imagined theatre. Founders of Glass Performance, Glasgow’s acclaimed intergenerational community company, they have a particularly notable track record in theater with young people, with companies such as Junction 25 in Glasgow and young offender group Polmont Youth Theater (PYT) […]

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America’s news organization faces off against the Kremlin in a battle over messages and technology

Vladimir PoutineVladimir Vladimirovich PutinFormer National Security Advisor General Jones: Putin ‘Miscalculated’ on Invading Ukraine Defense and National Security — Biden Sends New Warning to China Energy and Environment — The Inside will continue its oil rental plans PLUSThe campaign to eliminate free media has forced a US congress-funded media company to suspend its operations in […]

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Activists fear PIA and oil company divestments will further impoverish the Niger Delta

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and We the People invited Niger Delta communities and civil society activists for a day-long conversation on the recently approved Nigerian Petroleum Industry Act. The event, held at the Ken Saro Wiwa Foundation Innovation Center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, provided an open space to discuss recent events in […]

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Conservatives call for reviving Keystone XL, but pipeline company moves on: NPR

JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: A popular conservative talking point on rising gas prices and the crisis in Ukraine calls for the United States to revive the Keystone XL pipeline. President Biden revoked his license on his first day in office under pressure from tribal members and environmental activists. Despite calls to reverse the trend, the company […]

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The market capitalization of Shree Digvijay Cement Company Ltd. (NSE:SHREDIGCEM) jumped ₹1.1bn last week, private equity firms that have a lot to do with the business have been rewarded

To get an idea of ​​who really controls Shree Digvijay Cement Company Ltd. (NSE: SHREDIGCEM), it is important to understand the ownership structure of the business. With a 56% stake, private equity firms own the most shares in the company. That is, the group will benefit the most if the stock goes up (or lose […]

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Social media company Minds and Daryl Davis talk to Joe Rogan about new anti-censorship project

Minds.com co-founder Bill Ottman and activist Daryl Davis took part in the “Joe Rogan Experience” to unveil their #ChangeMinds de-radicalization initiative. The team at blockchain-based social network Minds and Davis has published a research paper outlining how “deplatforming is actually intensifying extremism” and explaining how a new approach to online moderation is needed. Joe Rogan […]

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VIDEO: Wages Brewing Company donates to BHC Suicide PreventionOzark Radio News

West Plains, MO- Wages Brewing Company held a special brewing party in February to raise funds for the upcoming Ozarks Healthcare Behavioral Health Center (BHC) suicide prevention event. To help raise awareness about suicide prevention and de-stigmatize mental health, BHC invites Kevin Hines, award-winning mental health and suicide prevention activist and keynote speaker, to the […]

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Shell directors sued for ‘not preparing the company for net zero’ | Shell

Shell directors are being sued for failing to properly prepare the multinational oil and gas company for net zero. In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind action, the lawsuit brought by activist shareholders argues that Shell’s 13 directors are personally responsible for failing to develop a strategy consistent with the Paris Agreement, which seeks […]

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BBBY stockholders wary as Ryan Cohen lashes out at company

The activist investor who bet on the stoppage of play (NYSE:EMG) short press now goes after Bed, bath and beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY). Ryan Cohen turned $76 million worth of GME shares into $1.9 billion last August. It was a pressure built on the small traders organized to Reddit r/WallStreetBets. Now he’s put $150 million in BBBY […]

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Community turns to solar power after removal of traditional streetlights

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Peloton’s new CEO has a plan to fix the company

Text size Peloton is considering a number of options to turn the business around. Scott Heins/Getty Images New Interactive Platoon CEO Barry McCarthy is testing membership options in his effort to turn around the fitness company. A look at the stock suggests investors aren’t buying yet. The company on Thursday unveiled One Peloton Club, a […]