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Elon Musk says Twitter will form a ‘moderation council’ before it reinstates banned accounts

Elon Musk has begun his takeover of Twitter Twitter could change dramatically under Musk’s leadership. K. Bell @karissabe   Dado Ruvic / reuters After months of legal drama, Elon Musk has begun his takeover of Twitter, according to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. His first move was to fire CEO Parag Agrawal, Chief … Continue reading Elon Musk says Twitter will form a ‘moderation council’ before it reinstates banned accounts

The labor movement isn’t just about wages anymore, says U.S. Labor Secretary

By Clint Rainey September 21, 2022 When the White House met this May with union organizers at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh expected this group—most of them young and barely earning $15 an hour—to be primarily upset about their pay. To his surprise, “All they talked about was work conditions, the … Continue reading The labor movement isn’t just about wages anymore, says U.S. Labor Secretary

IRS paper backlog and horrendous phone service are top priorities with new funding, TAS says

By Christopher Zara September 14, 2022 Our long national nightmare may not be over yet for millions of Americans who are still waiting for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to process their tax returns, but at least help is on the way.   That’s the newest message from Erin Collins, the national taxpayer advocate, who … Continue reading IRS paper backlog and horrendous phone service are top priorities with new funding, TAS says

Uber says it’s investigating a ‘cybersecurity incident’

Uber hid data breach that exposed info for 57 million users The company has inherited one more big scandal from its former CEO. J. Fingas @jonfingas   David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has inherited yet another scandal from Travis Kalanick. The ridesharing firm has revealed to Bloomberg that it … Continue reading Uber says it’s investigating a ‘cybersecurity incident’

Thousands of Google’s cafeteria workers ‘quietly unionized during the pandemic,’ report says

Google’s ‘raters’ are pushing for $15 an hour The company raised wages for some vendors, but RaterLabs wasn’t one of them. A. Khalid @askhalid   SOPA Images via Getty Images Part-time employees at RaterLabs — an AI vendor whose only known client is Google — are campaigning to qualify for the $15 hourly minimum wage … Continue reading Thousands of Google’s cafeteria workers ‘quietly unionized during the pandemic,’ report says

The IRS says it accidentally exposed confidential information involving 120,000 taxpayers

The IRS will let taxpayers authenticate their identity without using facial recognition But the alternative is having a live, virtual interview that may not be ideal either. M. Moon @mariella_moon   Khosrork via Getty Images Taxpayers in the US don’t have to use facial recognition or any kind of biometric data to access their accounts … Continue reading The IRS says it accidentally exposed confidential information involving 120,000 taxpayers

IT Teams Should Have More Accountability For Marketing ROI, Study Says

IT Teams Should Have More Accountability For Marketing ROI, Study Says by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, September 9, 2022 Marketing and information technology are increasingly becoming integrated. Experts say that as artificial intelligence is increasingly being used and ad targeting is relying more on automation, combining the two departments or drawing a strong link from one … Continue reading IT Teams Should Have More Accountability For Marketing ROI, Study Says

Starbucks illegally denied pay and benefits to thousands of unionized workers, says NLRB

By Clint Rainey   August 25, 2022     The National Labor Relations Board has sided with workers who claim Starbucks broke labor law by withholding wages and benefits from unionized stores—the latest blow to its handling of baristas’ intensifying union drive. Over 230 locations have now joined Starbucks Workers United’s union, helping make the … Continue reading Starbucks illegally denied pay and benefits to thousands of unionized workers, says NLRB

Marketers Should Avoid Politically Framing Messages In Ads, Collage Group Says

Marketers Should Avoid Politically Framing Messages In Ads, Collage Group Says by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, August 18, 2022 Nearly everyone has felt the impact of inflation, but White and Hispanic Americans are the most concerned about the U.S. economy, while Black Americans are much less concerned, according to a recent study from research company Collage … Continue reading Marketers Should Avoid Politically Framing Messages In Ads, Collage Group Says