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‘You do not have to settle anymore’: The Great Resignation keeps rolling with workers in a perilous but powerful position

‘You do not have to settle anymore’: The Great Resignation keeps rolling with workers in a perilous but powerful position

‘You do not have to settle anymore’: The Great Resignation keeps rolling with workers in a perilous but powerful position It’s been over a year since the American workplace turned upside down, with employees quitting en masse in search of more fulfilling jobs and flexible work arrangements. But with inflation remaining stubbornly high — and …

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Zuckerberg avoids Cambridge Analytica deposition as Facebook agrees to settle

Zuckerberg avoids Cambridge Analytica deposition as Facebook agrees to settle

It’s been four years since users alleging harm caused by the Cambridge Analytica scandal sued Facebook (now Meta) for selling tons of easily identifying personal information to third parties, allegedly doing so even when users thought they had denied consent. In 2018, plaintiffs alleged in a consolidated complaint that Facebook acted in “astonishingly reckless” ways …

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Justice Department and Meta settle landmark housing discrimination case

Justice Department and Meta settle landmark housing discrimination case

Placeholder while article actions load Facebook-owner Meta agreed to revamp the social network’s targeted advertising system under a sweeping settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, after the company was accused of allowing landlords to market their housing ads in discriminatory ways. The settlement, which stems from a 2019 Fair Housing Act lawsuit brought by the …

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‘You do not have to settle anymore’: Record inflation keeps the Great Resignation rolling

‘You do not have to settle anymore’: Record inflation keeps the Great Resignation rolling

It’s been over a year since the American workplace turned upside down, with employees quitting en masse in search of more fulfilling jobs and flexible work arrangements. But as inflation hits a 40-year high, stragglers have found yet another convincing reason to jump ship. “It’s a worker’s market,” says Andrew Flowers, labor economist at job …

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Heidi Lamar was a pre-school teacher at the Google Children's Center in Palo Alto

Google agreed to pay $118 million to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit

Google’s parent company Alphabet will pay $118 million to 15,500 current and former female employees in order to settle a class action lawsuit that has been in the works for five years. The plaintiffs in the case account for a broad range of roles within the company, including managers, engineers, sales representatives and at least …

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