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: Uber spending $250 million to lure drivers back to work as pandemic restrictions ease

Uber Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday it will spend $250 million on bonuses to lure drivers back to the platform as it gears up for increased ride-hailing demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 7th, 2021

Market Extra: Inflation is climbing, but it isn’t blasting past its 30-year range — yet

Prices consumers are paying for goods and services are climbing to post-recession highs, causing households and Wall Street anxiety just as the economy roars back with the lifting of pandemic restrictions. Here's when markets might really worry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2021

The Pandemic Changed Our Money Habits — Here"s Exactly How

By Lacey Cobb There’s no doubt that the pandemic has had a significant impact on people’s finances. Millions of people lost their jobs, forcing them to cut back on their spending. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 11th, 2021

Costco and Chipotle are 2 companies raising wages during the pandemic. Here are 7 major firms that hiked pay over the past year.

The US added just 266,000 jobs in April, suggesting many unemployed Americans aren't rushing back to work. Some firms are responding with wage hikes. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Some employers say they're stru.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 10th, 2021

April"s terrible jobs report shows the 2019 economy is not coming back and that"s a problem

Only 266,000 jobs were added last month but the US needs much more. It shows consumer spending and the work force won't align in the reshaped economy. The US is reopening to a reshaped economy where consumer spending is recovering faste.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2021

April"s dismal jobs report shows the 2019 economy is not coming back and that"s a problem

Only 266,000 jobs were added last month but the US needs much more. It shows consumer spending and the work force won't align in the reshaped economy. The US is reopening to a reshaped economy where consumer spending is recovering faste.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 7th, 2021

As Biden Pushes Trillions In Stimulus, Employers Struggle To Lure People Back To Work

As Biden Pushes Trillions In Stimulus, Employers Struggle To Lure People Back To Work Who could have possibly seen this coming? According.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 7th, 2021

Lyft said it expects some drivers to shift from food-delivery apps to ride-hailing ones after the pandemic

Lyft cofounder John Zimmer said ride-hail work generally has better pay than.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 6th, 2021

The Moneyist: I have a First World problem: I earn $500K, and have $1 million in assets. Should I buy a $30K bracelet during a global pandemic?

‘Spending almost 3% of our investable assets on a piece of jewelry just feels very excessive to me. My husband said I should buy it.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2021

NYSE to loosen COVID restrictions on May 10

The New York Stock Exchange floor is grinding its way back into pre-pandemic form, Fox Business has learned. In an internal mem.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2021

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats public at a $2 billion valuation

Vivid Seats is poised to take advantage of pent-up demand to attend sports, concerts, and theater events as pandemic restrictions ease. LA Dodgers owners of Guggenheim Baseball Management, LLC - (from left) Stan .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2021

CTA, Metra, Uber and Lyft say riders are coming back. But who needs a ride if you’re working from home?

Most CTA, Metra and Pace riders said they expect to return after the pandemic, but with an increase in telecommuting the transportation agencies expect .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 15th, 2021

Uber needs drivers: Record demand for ride-sharing, food delivery as vaccinations rise

Uber said total monthly bookings, including food delivery and passenger service, reached an all-time high in March. Last week, Uber announced $250 million in sign-up .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 13th, 2021

How do you feel about going back to work in person? Let us know

In the coming months, some people will transition back to in-person work after spending more than.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 7th, 2021

Uber Pays Blind Woman $1.1 Million After Stranding Her 14 Times

Uber Pays Blind Woman $1.1 Million After Stranding Her 14 Times Uber is shelling out $1.1 million to a woman that says she missed work, birthdays, Christmas Eve church services and was left in the dark and in the rain bec.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 7th, 2021

Uber gave drivers more control to prove they"re independent. Now the company is taking back control because drivers actually used it.

Uber is cu.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 6th, 2021

US economy adds 916,000 jobs in March as service-sector hiring booms

The labor market’s recovery from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic gained further momentum in March as states continued to ease restrictions, boosting hiring in leisure and hospitality......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 2nd, 2021

AMC wants to issue 500M new shares, and it has ideas for how to use the proceeds

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. CEO Adam Aron has a plan to address the movie theater chain’s pandemic-induced financial obligations and back rent: Issue as many as 500 million shares and use proceeds to buy back debt at a discount, or provide t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2021

SAP looks at reopening Bay Area offices while NetApp pushes back to 2022

Governments are lifting restrictions on Silicon Valley offices while still urging them to encourage remote work where possible. Here's a look at the reopening plans of the region's largest tech firms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2021

JPMorgan plans for summer office return for interns as COVID-19 restrictions ease

The major U.S. bank is planning on welcoming back hundreds of interns for when their summer programs kick-off......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 16th, 2021

Dining out less, ordering takeout more likely to outlast pandemic, report finds

As the Covid-19 vaccination campaign kicks into high gear and states ease pandemic restrictions, will customers flock to restaurants, or will pandemic dining habits die hard?  That’s the big question in the restaurant industry, which has been .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2021