About 4 years ago

06/05/2019 - Walmart Extends Debt-Free College Benefits To High Schoolers

– Associated Press

Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. Walmart estimates about 25,000 people under the age of 18 work at its stores, a fraction of its 1.3 million person U.S. workforce.
– Entrepreneur
A contributor to Entrepreneur states, “If we want businesses to stay ahead of the curve, we need to start treating our non-permanent workforce with more respect.”
How To Fight Wage Theft On A Budget
– The Regulatory Review
Labor luminaries, including former Labor Department Wage and Hour Director David Weil, weigh in on how to effectively curb wage theft.  

Blackstone Bets On E-Commerce With $18.7 Billion Logistics Deal
– Bloomberg 

Blackstone Group is doubling down on the future of online shopping, agreeing to buy $18.7 billion of U.S. logistics assets from Singapore’s GLP in what it says is the world’s biggest private-equity real estate deal.