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[US] Email data breach affects 20,000 Department of Defense employees [US] Email data breach affects 20,000 Department of Defense employees

The DOD first detected the incident in early 2023, however, notifications only began to go out earlier this month. 
15 Feb 2024

[El Salvador] Call for fashion brands to address severance ‘wage theft’ [El Salvador] Call for fashion brands to address severance ‘wage theft’

A Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) review reportedly the factory’s failure to pay its 244 workers approximately $1.8 million in wages,...
08 Feb 2024

[US] Citibank sued by New York after failing to reimburse fraud victims [US] Citibank sued by New York after failing to reimburse fraud victims

Attorney General Letitia James alleged that Citi's lax security protocols let scammers gain easy access to users' accounts and steal...
31 Jan 2024

[US] 21 Pennsylvania Wendy’s locations fined for child labour law violations [US] 21 Pennsylvania Wendy’s locations fined for child labour law violations

GCWen Management - operator of the 21 Wendy's locations - faces 766 violations at restaurants in Bucks, Montgomery and Chester...
29 Jan 2024

[US] Novo Payroll for small businesses announced [US] Novo Payroll for small businesses announced

With this launch, Novo has a payroll solution that is fully integrated into its platform of small business banking, budgeting...
29 Jan 2024

[US] No delivery fees for Amazon Flex in Seattle despite peer rises [US] No delivery fees for Amazon Flex in Seattle despite peer rises

Earlier this month Amazon's delivery platform peers, Uber, Instacart and DoorDash announced that they were adding new delivery fees for Seattle customers.
22 Jan 2024