About 3 months ago

07/08/2019 - Politically Active CEOs May Help Their Companies Attract More Employees

– MarketWatch
A new study finds employees are more than 20 percent more likely to want to work for a business where the CEO gets vocal about politics outside of the workplace, even if they disagree with them.
 
– Fortune
Workers plan to strike for six hours on July 15, the first half of Prime Day 2019, at the fulfillment center in Minnesota. This is the first time Amazon workers have walked off the job on a notable sale day.
– The Wall Street Journal
Retailers hope the technology similar to that pioneered by Amazon in its Amazon Go stores in the U.S. – will allow them to cut costs and alleviate lines as they face an evolving threat from the e-commerce giant.
 
– The Wall Street Journal
The plastic backlash has a new target: Happy Meal toys. A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case.