Amazon will hire even more warehouse workers to respond to surge in orders

Amazon keeps hiring more workers to manage its rapid growth. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Amazon’s hiring binge in 2020 apparently isn’t done yet. The e-retailer said Monday it’s hiring 100,000 more people in the US and Canada to work in its warehouses to help it manage the surge in online […]

Uber CEO calls for ‘benefits funds’ for gig workers

Uber may back out of merger talks with Grubhub due to antitrust concern, reports say. Angela Lang/CNET Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on Monday said its drivers should get the “best of both worlds” — benefits and work flexibility. In an op-ed published...

Whole Foods workers sue over Black Lives Matter masks

Whole Foods employees are required to wear masks at work due to the coronavirus. Jessica Dolcourt/CNET Whole Foods workers are accusing the grocery chain of discriminating against employees for wearing Black Lives Matter face masks at work. In a proposed class action...