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How ‘service with a smile’ could be driving workers to drink

Employees who tend to amplify, suppress or fake emotions are more likely to be heavy drinkers, a new study finds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Uber Self Driving Car Unit Gets $1 Billion, Valuing It At $7.25 Billion

Uber Technologies Inc.’s Advanced Technologies Group (Uber ATG), which runs the ride-sharing service got $1 billion from a group of investors. The deal values Uber ATG at $7.25 billion on a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 19th, 2019

Safe at work? Not in construction or driving a truck

Government stats don't capture how the "gig economy" can make some jobs more dangerous, often fatal, for workers.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 14th, 2019

Safe at work? Not in construction or driving a truck

Government stats don't capture how the "gig economy" can make some jobs more dangerous, often fatal, for workers.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 14th, 2019

Marquette University faculty, graduate workers may unionize

Marquette University’s non-tenure track faculty and graduate workers are asking the school’s administration for a “fair process” to unionize.   The Service Employees International Union said in a news release the graduate workers and non-t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

5 Ways You"re Accidentally Driving Your Co-Workers Crazy

Consider this your much-needed wake-up call......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 8th, 2019

Will Autonomous Cars Make Baidu Stock Self-Driving?

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Baidu NASDAQ BIDU will launch a robotaxi service using its Apollo system The Beijing based search engine company long regarded as the Chinese version of Alphabet s NASDAQ GOOGL.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqApr 8th, 2019

Why 5G Phones Are Arriving With Subplot of Espionage

The 5G wireless technology now being introduced by phone companies promises to bring a world of innovations to mobile service -- from connected appliances to self-driving cars -- just as cable transformed television generations ago with hundre.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 7th, 2019

Alphabet"s New Service Center to Boost Self-Driving Presence

Alphabet's (GOOGL) Waymo reveals plan to open an additional tech.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 21st, 2019

The Careerist: Why one local business owner thinks second chances matter

Food service is an industry that has always been willing to offer second chances to workers with troubled pasts. Josh Martino, president of local restaurant chain Bono’s Pit Barbeque, says he believes hiring should be about someone’s future, no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

UPS Workers in Ohio Sue Shipping Service for Racism and Discrimination

Nineteen black workers at a distribution center allege that nooses and Confederate flags were used in the workplace, as well as discriminatory hiring standards. Nineteen black workers from a United Parcel Service (UPS) distributi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 15th, 2019

GM"s Cruise unit to double headcount

General Motors Co said on Monday its self-driving car subsidiary, Cruise, plans to hire 1,000 more people over the next nine months, as the No.1 U.S. carmaker aims to launch a robotaxi service by the end of 2019......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2019

For some food-service workers, unions are gaining steam

Unsustainable wages plague the food industry; some hope that collective bargaining will help change that.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 9th, 2019

Pepper Food Service: Ikinari Is Driving Outstanding Growth

Pepper Food Service: Ikinari Is Driving Outstanding Growth.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 21st, 2019

Why 5G Phones Are New Focus of Freakouts About Huawei

For years, consumers and service providers have been looking ahead to 5G, the next generation of wireless networks, as the solution to growing demands for mobile data and the gateway to a world full of connected toasters, self-driving cars and r.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2019

UPS revamp bolsters profit in holiday quarter, shares jump

United Parcel Service Inc's multi-billion-dollar effort to revamp its network helped it exceed profit expectations in the crucial holiday fourth quarter, driving down costs as e-commerce deliveries surged to record levels......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2019

UPS network revamp bolsters profit in holiday quarter, shares jump

United Parcel Service Inc's multi-billion-dollar effort to revamp its network helped it deliver better-than-expected profit in the crucial holiday fourth quarter, driving down costs as e-commerce deliveries surged to record levels......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2019

Shutdown Squashing Interest in Government Jobs Among Current, Potential Workers

Furloughed federal workers, including those who are working but not being paid, will miss their second paycheck Friday. Missing pay is driving up job searches among furloughed workers and driving........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 25th, 2019

Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship, during shutdown

Hundreds of Internal Revenue Service employees hav.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 23rd, 2019

Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

Government workers living without a paycheck are driving for Uber, relying on word of mouth and social networks to find handyman work and odd jobs to help pay the bills during the longest shutdown in U.S. history. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019

NewsWatch: Why was the U.S. Postal Service at CES?

As the U.S. government shutdown was about to become the longest on the record and many employees missed their paychecks Friday, U.S. Postal Service workers were roaming around a Las Vegas convention center hocking a smart mailbox......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019