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Gap to end 'on-call' shifts for workers
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Gap to end 'on-call' shifts for workers

(Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc ( >>Gap Inc ) said it would end on-call shifts at all of its stores and improve scheduling policies to provide employees with at least 10-14 days' notice. (Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc ( >>Gap Inc ) ... 4 Traders, 2 days ago
Gap to end on-call scheduling, 1 day ago
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In Minnesota, high employment and weak wages show Fed's quandary

Retail workers, who account for 6,000 of the union's 10,000 Minnesota members, agreed to keep wages flat to avoid an increase in health care premiums.
 Economic Times2 months ago Sainsbury's awards shop staff 4% pay rise  Business Matters Magazine16 hours ago Sainsbury's trumps Government's living wage with 4% pay rise for staff  MSN UK16 hours ago Minimum wage: Sainsbury's betters new national living wage  The Week UK1 day ago
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Amazon work culture: Harper Collins executive editor reveals her own horror story

Online retailer Amazon has come under fire recently for having a harsh workplace culture that pushes white collar workers too far, and now a prominent editor in the book publishing industry has stepped forward to share her story. Julia Cheiffetz, ...
 International Business Times UK1 day ago This ex-Amazon worker's story is horrifying: forced out after she had baby and got cancer  New Zealand Herald1 day ago Ex-Amazon worker's story is horrifying  New Zealand Herald1 day ago
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Amazon uses robot to neutralise inefficient workers

INTERNET retail giant Amazon employs a robot called Goliath that terminates non-productive workers, it has emerged. A worker's desperately-scrawled note in an order of Jamie Oliver cookery books described conditions in the Amazon warehouse, where ...
 Social Dashboard1 week ago Employees Are Finally Asking Inc. for Changes  Motley Fool2 days ago New Poll Shows Were Total Hypocrites When It Comes to Amazon  Time2 days ago Amazon Fire Phone Flop Leads to Layoffs, Reorg  InvestorPlace.com21 hours ago

Wal-Mart sued for denying health insurance to gay worker's wife

By Daniel Wiessner Source : Last Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 11:22 hrs A Wal-Mart Stores Inc employee sued the retailer on Tuesday, saying its prior policy of denying health insurance to the spouses of gay employees violated gender discrimination laws. The ...
 Sify1 month ago Wal-Mart phasing out assault-rifle sales, citing decreased demand  Washington Post2 days ago Walmart sued for denying health insurance to gay worker's wife  Business Standard1 month ago Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market  Deccan Herald2 months ago

We are all Amabots now: Jeff Bezos just perfected the burn and churn philosophy that's sucking American workers dry

As an online retail pioneer, has made innumerable contributions in the areas of digital innovation and has had a profound influence on consumer behavior. But as an employer, the Seattle-based company has never had a sterling reputation.
 Salon1 week ago

Netflix offers employees one year paid parental leave

Retail giant Wal-Mart and fast-food chain McDonalds have recently announced salary increases for their lowest-paid workers. SAN FRANCISCO: US video streaming giant Netflix is offering up to one year of paid parental leave to both male and female employees ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago

Who's Sari now? Sex workers design for change

US-based designer Rosena Sammi is retailing jewellery and designer accessories made by sex workers in West Bengal and Bihar. Sex workers in West Bengal and Bihar are assisting a US-based designer in production of jewellery and hair accessories fashioned out of upcycled saris with sale proceeds going towards educating women rescued from trafficking. "I am thrilled that we have teamed together to produce an eco-friendly product. "I have used upcycled saris to create this collection, hence the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

American retail is dying a slow and painful death

Gap is closing a quarter of its stores and laying off many workers amid low sales. Gap's closures are indicative of a larger trend in American retail.
 Economic Times2 months ago

Tim Cook received complaints on Apple's bag check policy

At least two Apple retail store workers complained directly to Chief Executive Tim Cook that the company's policy of checking retail employees' bags as a security precaution was embarrassing and demeaning, according to a court filing made public on ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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