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[Canada] Legislation to ban non-compete clauses for employees introduced [Canada] Legislation to ban non-compete clauses for employees introduced

A non-compete clause typically aims to stop an employee taking their talents to a competitor after leaving their job and the ban...
26 Oct 2021

[New York] 2,000 Amazon workers will seek federal authorisation to unionise [New York] 2,000 Amazon workers will seek federal authorisation to unionise

The move is a controversial one for the retail giant, which turned over $386 billion in 2020.
25 Oct 2021

[Canada] Companies willing to do more and pay more to find workers [Canada] Companies willing to do more and pay more to find workers

The Bank of Canada survey showed that workers are currently more likely to quit their jobs for another position.
20 Oct 2021

[US] Pacific City Bank confirms ransomware attack [US] Pacific City Bank confirms ransomware attack

The bank has informed customers about a security breach it identified on August 30, 2021. PCB claims it dealt with...
18 Oct 2021

[US] Mandatory payroll tax to fund long-term care programme [US] Mandatory payroll tax to fund long-term care programme

The WA Cares Fund is expected to save $3.9 billion in state Medicaid costs by 2052 and eligible beneficiaries will...
18 Oct 2021

[US] Major retailers’ hourly rates of pay ranked [US] Major retailers’ hourly rates of pay ranked

Low-income workers have seen their hourly pays boosted to an average of $11.70.
14 Oct 2021

[US] Hooters waitress uses TikTok to highlight low pay [US] Hooters waitress uses TikTok to highlight low pay

“Rose” made the case in her TikTok that “Hooters Girls” were the “main attraction” but received only $2.13 (£1.56) an hour in return.
13 Oct 2021