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Amazon made waves on Friday when it emailed some employees instructing them to delete TikTok from their phones over security concerns tied to the China-owned app. But hours later an Amazon spokesperson said the request had been sent out in error and that there was no change to the company’s policies at the moment. An …

With one day left before the second quarter closes, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is telling employees that prospects for the company breaking even for the three-month period are tight, and he’s asking them to go all-out to make it happen. Tesla is trying to avoid a quarterly loss despite its Fremont, California, factory being shut …

Laz Parking employees in Hartford are piloting a new touch-less health screening technology. Getting employees back into the workplace safely is a challenge many companies are navigating right now. Laz Parking, based in Hartford, is testing out a possible solution. Employees have to stop at a kiosk and scan a bar code before taking their …

with Tonya Riley Two black women who until recently served in key public policy roles at Pinterest are making their claims of racial discrimination at the company public.  Ifeoma Ozoma, who as Pinterest’s public policy and social impact manager was widely credited for leading its efforts to combat misinformation about vaccines, says she was unfairly …

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Police are looking for two armed suspects who robbed a Mexican restaurant late Saturday night. Police say around 11 p.m. Saturday, two men carrying firearms and knives entered the Mr. Pepe restaurant on Hull Street Road. The suspects entered the building, went into the kitchen area and located three employees. After …

TOPLINE After a torrent of social media backlash Thursday evening following a report that employees were banned from wearing clothing or accessories that mentions the Black Lives Matter movement, Starbucks announced Friday it not only would allow staffers to don BLM attire, the company would make 250,000 specialty shirts supporting the movement. KEY FACTS In …

with Tonya Riley Facebook employees have alleged for some time that the social network has “a black people problem.” It could get worse.  Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement at a company-wide meeting that he’s keeping company’s hands-off approach to President Trump’s controversial posts isn’t just stoking dissension among current employees: The decision also threatens to …

PEWAUKEE, Wis., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Companies worldwide have relied on technology to keep their businesses running smoothly while employees have worked remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. WHR Group, Inc., (WHR) a global leader in the employee relocation industry, is using hospital grade technology to help keep its office employees safe and healthy when …

Wildwood employees will have first dibs on buying surplus computers, tablets and smart phones after commissioners passed three resolutions Monday to change city policy. Surplus electronic equipment used to be sold to the public or picked up and recycled. Those options still are available for items that employees don’t buy. Information and technology director Paul …

with Tonya Riley Communal tables, shared espresso machines, open floor plans and tiny huddle rooms are the amenities that for years have defined many modern tech offices.  When workers return in the coronavirus era, the new hallmarks could be hand sanitizer, touch-free garbage cans and even Plexiglass barriers between workspaces. “There’s going to be a …