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Twitter employees rant against Elon Musk

A messy legal battle is brewing after Elon Musk announced he was ending his deal to buy social media platform Twitter, citing an irreconcilable disagreement with the company over fake accounts and spam. The world’s richest man previously accused Twitter of ‘resisting and thwarting’ his attempts to access information about fake accounts, saying the deal […]

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Suncor CEO resigns after latest death at company facility

Mark Little prepares to speak at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary on May 2, 2019. Mr. Little has resigned as the company’s president and CEO.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press The chief executive of Suncor Energy Inc. has resigned, a day after the latest fatality at one of the company’s oil sands facilities. The Calgary-based company […]

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Horizon Theater Company will present the world premiere of Shay Youngblood’s SQUARE BLUES this month

Love and revolution are at the center of the world premiere of Shay Youngblood’s acclaimed play, Square Blues, about three generations of a black southern family who share a passion for activism, art and following your heart . But they don’t always agree on methods, especially when their protests threaten their freedom and security. Square […]

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The Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company Presents: The Jackie Warren-Moore Monologue & Poetry Festival

Enjoy performances by young “Word Warrior” artists as well as music, dance, and a special video screening of the late author, activist, and columnist Jackie Warren-Moore reading her impassioned poem, “Dear Martin.” Sunday July 17, 20228:00 p.m.–9:15 p.m.Everson Museum of Art (outdoor community plaza) Rain location/time: Everson Hosmer Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Chairs and blankets are […]

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Patrick Brown knew company was paying for campaign work, whistleblower says

Patrick Brown at the Conservative Party of Canada leadership debate in English in Edmonton on May 11.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press A former Patrick Brown campaign organizer says the disqualified Conservative leadership candidate knew a company was paying her for her campaign work, which is illegal under federal election laws. Debra Jodoin, a longtime party activist, […]

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Demonstration outside Kenson in San Fernando against the company’s vaccination policy

New Laurel V Williams 3 hours ago Current and former employees of Kenson Operational Services Ltd demonstrate outside the company’s gates on Lady Hailes Avenue in San Fernando on Tuesday. Photo taken by Lincoln Holder Disgruntled workers and former workers of Kenson Operational Services Ltd demonstrated outside the company on Tuesday to highlight their dissatisfaction […]

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Kerala jackfruit lovers form a WhatsApp group, then a business | Economic news

When engineer-turned-activist Anil Jose started a WhatsApp group in 2019, he had no idea he was laying the foundation stone for a company. Jose, a biomedical engineer based at Palarivattom in Kochi, started the discussion group named “Chakkakkoottam” to bring together those who love jackfruit which was declared the official fruit of Kerala in 2018. […]

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Consumers Wait For New Meters From Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited | Pune News

PUNE: Many consumers in large housing companies in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad pay their electricity bills on the basis of average monthly consumption due to the unavailability of new meters despite MSEDCL‘s claim not to run out of them. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) said in a recent statement that they will […]

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Maya Penn: How this entrepreneur created her first business at the age of 8

Maya Penn’s creativity and aspirations know no bounds. At only 8 years old, she made an extraordinary entry into the world of entrepreneurship. And since then she has not looked back. In fact, describing her as an entrepreneur is a limitation of her potential and what she has done over the years. She is also […]

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The African-American Shakespeare Company and the CRAFT Institute present “Echoes Of Us: Now And Forever”

Funded by The Black Seed, the African-American Shakespeare Company and the CRAFT Institute have come together to form the African Diaspora Network that will debut Echoes of Us: Now and Always July 15-17 at the Marines Memorial Theater. “Echoes of Us: Now and Always will consist of a series of monologues that capture the essence […]

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Activist group sues aviation company for polluting LA river

Activist group Los Angeles Waterkeeper filed a lawsuit in the Central District of California on Wednesday against Hughes Brothers Aircrafters, Inc. for allegedly discharging polluted water from their aircraft manufacturing plant in central California. . Storm sewers and sewers all meet in Los Angeles, draining into Santa Monica Bay and the West Coast, where companies […]

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Indonesian islanders win legal triumph over Canadian-backed mining company | News | Eco-Enterprise

Residents of a remote island in eastern Indonesia have won a lawsuit against a company planning to mine gold on their island, after facing an earlier court challenge dismissed for a technical detail. In the latest decision, issued on May 22 and made public only recently, a court in Manado, North Sulawesi province, ruled that […]

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Chattahoochee Brick Company Lands on Track to Become an Atlanta Park

The Chattanooga Brick Company site in northwest Atlanta. (Stacy Funderbury) The Conservation Fund, a national nonprofit group, recently purchased the Chattahoochee Brick Company’s historic land in northwest Atlanta. The city of Atlanta is expected to purchase the land from the organization this summer with plans to turn it into a public park. The purchase of […]

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Wellness Company ‘Calm’ Partners with Lama Rod Owens to Prioritize LGBTQ Mental Health

The first Pride was a demonstration and this tradition continues all over the world. But to keep fighting the good fight, you also have to take care of yourself. This Pride Month, The Wellness Company calm in partnership with a queer activist and a mindfulness instructor Llama Rod Owens to do just that. In a […]

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How can business leaders develop new ones? Advice they can give to recent graduates

bencleric/Pixabay Business leaders who welcome recent college graduates into their organization see themselves in the young faces that walk through the door. Like these new graduates, senior executives and department heads have already made the difficult transition to the corporate world, taking on their first professional job with a combination of optimism, excitement and nervousness. […]

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UK’s Magical Mushroom Company uses mycelium to replace plastic packaging – TechCrunch

Global plastic waste has more than doubled and 40% of this waste comes from packaging. Fortunately, there is no shortage of sustainable packaging startups in Europe. Take a look: Circleback (Germany), Recup (Germany), Sourceful (UK), one•five (Germany), Shellworks (UK), Woola (Estonia), Papkot (France), Biotic ( Israel), FunCell (France) and Traceless (Germany). The latest to join […]

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In New York, liberal rabbis demonstrate for workers’ rights and a Hasidic company listens

New York Jewish Week – Six local rabbis had planned to deliver a letter to a Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based construction and demolition company on the morning of Wednesday, June 15. The letter, which was based on Jewish values ​​and teachings, was intended to urge the Jewish owners to reconsider their company’s working conditions and policies. Instead […]

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Martin Shkreli’s former pharmaceutical company faces shareholder battle

“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli has just been released from prison, but the battle over his scandal-torn company still rages on. Last June, a group of activist investors seeking to take control of pharmaceutical company Turing failed Shkreli – the 39-year-old fraudster voting his shares from prison. Since then, Turing has continued to bleed money and […]

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Rivian opponents ask Morgan court to overturn company’s tax exemption

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – Some Rivian opponents are asking a judge to overturn a board’s designation of the company’s future site as tax-exempt because they say it violates the state’s constitution and will compel residents to bear a “greater share of the tax burden”. They also claim that the length of a lease agreement between […]

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Realscreen » Archive » Naomi Osaka launches prodco with SpringHill Company, prepares “Mink!”

Tennis star, entrepreneur and activist Naomi Osaka, along with her agent and longtime business partner Stuart Duguid, is launching a media company called Hana Kuma in partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s The SpringHill Company (TSHC). The company will produce stories “that are culturally specific yet universal for all audiences” and that will address […]

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Stick with any company that profits from inflation

fricyk01 / Pixabay In his podcast discussing the markets today, Louis Navellier offered the following comment. If you would like to listen to this commentary, please click here. Positive forces We have a nice market bounce as we should today as the S&P is down 5% last week. Bespoke Investment Group has gone back and […]

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Palestine Action permanently closes the company’s London headquarters – Freedom News

The same week that two Palestinian activists were released from prison after a month of pre-trial detention at Eastwood Park Prison and HMP Bristol respectively, Palestine Action successfully and permanently closed Elbit’s headquarters in central London. May this year saw an increased effort by the direct action group, to step up its efforts in the […]

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Advancing our clients’ ambitions – Representative transactions from the first quarter of 2022 – Company law and corporate law

June 20, 2022 Miller Thomson LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Miller Thomson’s M&A and Capital Markets teams have advised on a variety of transactions that highlight our cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities. Represented Zanchin Automotive Group […]

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Why climate litigators might come for your business

Send the lawyers! That seems to be the marching order for climate activists these days. And not just major NGOs: individuals, cities, indigenous tribes and even children are asking to rush where regulators fear to tread. And businesses are a growing target. Lawsuits aimed at accelerating progress in reducing or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, or […]

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Progressive rabbis demonstrated for workers’ rights – and a Hasidic-owned company listened

(New York Jewish Week) – Six local rabbis had planned to deliver a letter to a Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based construction and demolition company on the morning of Wednesday, June 15. The letter, which was based on Jewish values ​​and teachings, was intended to urge Jewish owners to reconsider their company’s working conditions and policies. Instead of […]

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Elon Musk speaks to Twitter staff ahead of company acquisition – The Whistler Newspaper

Elon Musk spoke to Twitter employees for the first time on Thursday, ahead of his $44 billion acquisition deal. Musk spoke with staff via a company-wide video call where he held a Q&A with them, moderated by a Twitter executive, during which he talked about everything, from layoffs to the existence of extraterrestrials. However, he […]

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How to celebrate June 16, 2022 in Philadelphia, from events to corporate recognition

This Sunday, June 19, is Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The date marks the day in 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas were finally told of their freedom, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. The holiday has been celebrated by black Americans since […]

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Is Norwegian Energy Company ASA (OB:NOR) popular among institutions?

A look at the shareholders of Norwegian Energy Company ASA (OB:NOR) can tell us which group is the most powerful. Insiders often own a large portion of younger, smaller companies, while larger companies tend to have institutions as shareholders. We also tend to see a decline in insider participation in companies that were previously public. […]

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Zendesk said in discussions with an activist investor; The CEO could leave the company

Michael Vi/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Zen office (NYSE: ZEN) is reportedly in talks to settle disputes between the customer support software company and activist investor Jana Partners, which could include the departure of chief executive Mikke Svane. According to Wall street newspaper, the talks aim to end the discord between Zendesk (ZEN) and Jana, […]

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eBay shareholders vote on company principles at annual meeting

eBay shareholders voted in accordance with the board’s recommendations at its June 8, 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. There were five issues before them, including the re-election of all nine members of eBay’s board; approval of compensation for named executive officers of eBay; and approval of an amendment to the employee share ownership plan. The […]

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Waste recycling company requests deferral of sludge permit – Daily Press

KING WILLIAM — The company behind an application to dump sludge at multiple sites in King William County has asked for a delay in processing its permit as citizens and environmentalists demand a public hearing. Synagro Central, LLC., seeks to amend an existing permit to allow waste processing on more than 5,400 acres of agricultural […]

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Salesforce investors reject call for investigation into claims the company is toxic to non-white workers

Salesforce investors have rejected a shareholder proposal that called for an independent racial equity audit analyzing the effect of the company’s internal policies on civil rights, equity, diversity and inclusion. Activist retail investment platform Tulipshare submitted the proposal after two black women in senior roles quit the company in 2021, citing a toxic work environment […]

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Aurora Theater Company presents WIVES by Jaclyn Backhaus

Aurora Theater Company concludes its 30th season with the West Coast premiere of Jaclyn Backhaus’ Wives. Chicago-based director, adapter and activist Lavina Jadhwani directs Anisha Jagannathan, Kunal Prasad, Jasmine Sharma and Rebecca Schweitzer (Bull in a China Shop; Rapture, Blister, Burn; The First Grade) in this powerful and playful feminist play. The brides will be […]

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The EU will soon require 40% gender representation on corporate boards, but where does the US stand on gender equality on corporate boards?

Currently, women make up only 23.9% of positions on US corporate boards. Getty The European Union has reached a historic agreement requiring companies to ensure that at least 40% of their seats on corporate boards go to the “underrepresented sex”, which is usually women. This decision comes after 10 years of deadlock over the proposals. […]

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SpartanNash Investors Block Company’s Board Reorganization Bid: What You Need to Know

Spartan Nash Co PSTN shareholders on Thursday morning rejected board nominations from activist investors, according to a report from Crain’s Detroit Business. Activist investors Macellum Advisors and Ancora Holdings Group wanted to replace three SpartanNash board members. SpartanNash is a food distribution company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Amazon.com Inc. AMZN is a major investor […]

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SpartanNash shareholders re-elect nominees to company board

After a months-long proxy battle, SpartanNash shareholders re-elected all nine board members today during a preliminary vote count at the distributor/retailer’s 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. grocery. SpartanNash, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., said Thursday shareholders voted “with a substantial margin” in favor of Chairman Douglas Hacker, Chairman and CEO Tony Sarsam and other independent […]

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IBM CEO explains why the company dumped Watson Health • The Register

IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna said he fired Watson Health this year because he lacked the required vertical expertise in the health sector. Speaking at stock market analyst Bernstein’s 38th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference, the big boss was asked to describe the background to the sale of the company’s health data and analytics assets […]

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New mom forced to pump milk from closet, company must pay $30,000

National retailer America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses is to pay a former employee at its Burlington site $30,500 as part of a settlement of allegations of workplace discrimination related to pregnancy. The retailer is also being forced to review training and reporting related to anti-discrimination. According to the Attorney General’s office, the complainant was treated […]

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Kohls Corp. negotiates the sale of the business to the owner of The Vitamin Shoppe

Executives from Kohl’s Corp. began negotiations to sell the business to the owner of The Vitamin Shoppe and several other brands. The Menomonee Falls-based retailer announced on Monday that Kohls’ board of directors has entered a three-week period of exclusive negotiations with Franchise Group, Inc. The holding company owns seven brands, including pet stores, furniture […]

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QIAGEN CEO details how the company is tracking the spread of COVID through sewage testing

QIAGEN CEO Thierry Bernard joins Yahoo Finance Live to explain how his company is using technology to track the spread of COVID in wastewater and also explains how to track the monkeypox outbreak. Video Transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] – Accurately testing sewage for COVID could help cities and towns prepare for outbreaks, stock up on supplies, […]

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Is Google anti-dalit? Company refused lecture by Dalit activist under pressure from employees

In April this year, Google canceled a conference planned by US-based Dalit activist and Equality Labs executive director Thenmozhi Soundararajan after the company allegedly came under pressure from employees who claimed their “life was in danger” if the activist went ahead. The presentation was to be part of Google’s Diversity Equity Inclusivity (DEI) program for […]

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A CERTAIN WOMAN returns to East Lynne Theater Company

“I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy,” was just one of Dorothy Parker’s famous quotes. Parker (1893-1967) was a poet, journalist, critic, screenwriter, human rights activist and philanthropist. She was a member of The Algonquin Round Table, a popular writer for ‘The New Yorker’, won the O. Henry Short […]

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Major Jewish Donor Joins Board of Ben & Jerry’s Parent Unilever | JNS

A major Jewish donor will be added to the board of Unilever PLC, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, after the investment firm he co-founded recently became its largest shareholder. According The Wall Street JournalBillionaire and activist investor Nelson Peltz will be added to Unilever’s board after his investment firm, Trian Fund Management LP, […]

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Countryside’s largest shareholder urges company to find buyer after inclusive bid

Browning West supports strategic review – letter The shareholder anticipates significant interest from potential buyers Following the rejection of Inclusive Capital’s offer LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – The biggest shareholder in British carmaker Countryside Partnerships (CSPC.L) has urged the board to find a buyer for the group and include Inclusive Capital, which has made two […]

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If AZADI and Zamworth are one company, then Chitotela’s house is dirty

GOVERNANCE campaigner Rueben Lifuka says those involved in the AZADI, Zamworth and Ministry of Infrastructure construction scandal must be prosecuted. The vice president of Transparency International was commenting on a News Diggers investigation that revealed irregularities in the government’s $5.35 million purchase contract with construction company ZAMWORTH for an office building. LIFUKA: “The Auditor General’s […]

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A man cut his thumb with a saw after the company ignored the broken railing

A man cut his thumb after catching it on a bladeless saw blade at work after his employer ignored the fact it was broken. Maceij Rudnicki’s right thumb was severed while installing a floor-mounted bandsaw and the investigation revealed that his employer, Watford Timber Company Limited, had not taken the machine out of service. The […]

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Animal activists allege animal abuse at Atlanta horse-drawn carriage company

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Animal rights activists are raising a red flag over conditions at a popular carriage ride facility. Julie Robertson, vice president of Georgia Animal Rights and Protection, said she repeatedly witnessed inhumane conditions at All Around Carriages in Atlanta. She began documenting the conditions in February 2022, after a concerned citizen alerted […]

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bne IntelliNews – Kyrgyzstan’s big-ticket deal with new Chinese firm raises questions

A newly created government body tasked with reviving Kyrgyzstan’s industrial sector boasted last week that it had signed a preliminary agreement with a Chinese company to set up a $200 million joint development fund. Ambitions are high for this investment project called Kyrgyz-Chinese Fund. A plan outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is to […]

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Australia’s biggest energy company sees huge upheaval at the top

Australiathe biggest carbon emitter AGL on Monday abruptly announced the departure of its chairman, CEO and a series of board members, while abandoning a long-standing decision to spin off its lucrative coal business. In a statement to investors, the company said Pierre Botten resign as president and Graeme Hunt would step down as CEO when […]

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Insiders at JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited (HKG:1691) must be appalled at the latest 7.3% drop after buying recently

If you want to know who actually controls JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited (HKG:1691), then you will need to look at the composition of its share register. And the group that holds the biggest slice of the pie are individual insiders with 62% ownership. That is, the group will benefit the most if the stock […]

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Salesforce Employees Sign Petition to Stop Doing Business with the NRA – NBC Bay Area

With images of the horrific and deadly Texas shooting still fresh in their minds, thousands of Bay Area techs are now telling their bosses they no longer want to sell their software to the NRA. Thousands of Salesforce employees have signed a petition asking the company to stop doing business with the gun rights group. […]

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Moscow court extends pretrial detention of cybersecurity company chief accused of treason

The military situation in eastern Ukraine is even worse than reported, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said as Russian forces continue to advance in Donbass. Kuleba made the statement during a live Q&A session with Twitter users during which he also said the country now needs heavy weapons to fight Russia effectively and said the […]

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From Ukraine to climate change, business leaders must use their senses in crises to emerge stronger: Steven Callander

Steven Callander teaches political economy at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Stanford University. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, he explains how a business can become resilient in times of crisis: What is the core of your research? I try to understand the intersections of business and government. I study how governments make policies […]

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BlackRock and other major McDonald’s shareholders join company in fight against Icahn

The McDonald’s company logo is seen on the front of a restaurant in London, Britain December 10, 2021. REUTERS/May James/Files Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, May 25 (Reuters) – BlackRock (BLK.N) and other big McDonald’s (MCD.N) shareholders are backing the company in a board vote, putting the fast-food chain on […]

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Activists protest Amazon’s cloud conference against the company’s work with police and immigration agencies

A group of activists staged a protest at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit on Tuesday in an effort to draw attention to the company’s work with immigration agencies and law enforcement agencies. The collection of about a dozen protesters from MediaJustice, the Muslim Counterpublics Lab and For Us Not Amazon gathered outside the Walter […]

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FIR v Vikatan, Savukku, Maridhas after article on real estate company, DMK government

The case was filed based on an article about a real estate company and the DMK government. The company alleged attempted extortion. Tamil bi-weekly magazine Junior Vikatan, a whistleblower and a Tamil YouTuber have been arrested for extortion and intimidation by Chennai police based on a complaint filed by G Square Realtors, a major infrastructure […]

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Marion Cotillard supports impact film production company Newtopia | News

French actress Marion Cotillard teams up with filmmaker and environmental activist Cyril Dion and producer Magali Payen in the creation of ccontent company Newtopia, inspired by Participant Media’s impact film approach in the US. Its central objective will be to create content that offers new narratives around issues such as environmentalism, science, society, health, geopolitics, […]

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Kohl’s activist investor rips company’s ‘alarming’ behavior

Kohl’s management team and board have many more questions that need answers, says the activist investor who has a long-running fight against the out-of-mall retailer. “It was alarming to learn yesterday that the current board of directors appears to have withheld important information from shareholders about the state of Kohl’s in the run-up to this […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen drops $11.5 million lawsuit against cannabis company

Breadcrumb Links world news News Legalization The ‘Borat’ actor was seeking $11.5 million in damages over a billboard ad that falsely implied he supported the cannabis company and its products FILE: British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen dressed as his alter ego ‘Borat’ wears a traditional Australian bush hat at the Australian premiere of his film, […]

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Kohl’s says two top executives are leaving, as company seeks buyer

Vehicles are parked in front of a Kohl’s department store in Ashland, Kentucky. Luke Sharret | Bloomberg | Getty Images Kohl’s said on Wednesday it was losing two of its top executives, as the retailer searches for a potential buyer under pressure from activists to sell the business. Doug Howe, Kohl’s merchandising director, is leaving […]

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Hedge fund investors control 46% of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) and were rewarded last week after the stock rose 16%

To get a sense of who really controls La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC), it’s important to understand the company’s ownership structure. The group with the largest number of shares in the company, around 46% to be precise, are hedge funds. That is, the group will benefit the most if the stock goes up (or lose […]

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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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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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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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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 […]