About 3 years ago

03/04/2019 - A Crisis For Walmart’s Disabled Workers, And A PR Crisis For The Retail Giant

– The Washington Post
Disability rights lawyers said that, from a legal standpoint, Walmart has the right to change an employee’s job description at any time. The company is under a legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, so long as those don’t pose an undue burden, usually some high expense, for Walmart.
 USA TODAY
The SameDay Bot is so-named because its mission is to help retailers make same-day, “last-mile” deliveries to local customers. FedEx is collaborating with AutoZone, Lowe’s, Pizza Hut, Target, Walgreens and Walmart.
– Bloomberg
The self-styled Momazonians hope to persuade the CEO that the perk will help Amazon retain and recruit talented women.
– Economic Policy Institute
The Economic Policy Institute issued a report on the gig economy that said (as the BLS survey also reported) that for all the hand-wringing about Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Task Rabbit, the gig economy, defined as people working full time as independent contractors, has been shrinking, not growing, even among older workers.