you're right, auto ordering was coming wage hike or not
it will replace bank teller's soon enough, too
yes, human fast food cashiers messed up a lot of food orders, but with the help of computers we can get messed up orders more efficiently than ever!
US stocks take a late tumble as retail suffering continues
Alton Telegraph - 6 hours ago
The facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets around the world and oil prices were weighed down Friday, May 13, 2016, by concerns over the global economy ahead of a raft of U.S.
Deflation Means Massive Job Layoffs – Are You Ready?
If you want to know what deflation can do to jobs, look at the oil industry. These are just a sample of headlines from the past year: Itemizing The Oil
Bleak prediction for U.S. employment
Moreover, a different set of figures indicates a 35 percent surge in planned layoffs by U.S. employers. The majority of these job losses, Compliance EX ...
that's what ushered in the "new deal", remember?
Trump plan for U.S. bankruptcy startles experts
In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's ...
New JC Penney Job Cuts Drop Shares 8%
24/7 Wall St.
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is scheduled to report fiscal first-quarter earnings on May 13, and by the look of it, the good news from the fourth ...
Goldman Said to Extend Fixed-Income Job Cuts to 10% of Staff
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is cutting more jobs in its securities units, ... Still, Blankfein, 61, has resisted calls for large-scale cuts to fixed-income ...
Job Cuts Increase in April to More Than 65000
Employers have announced a total of 250,061 planned job cuts so far in 2016, up 24% from the year-ago period, says Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
sure sign of a pending boom in housing!
US jobless claims rise; planned layoffs surge
Another report on Thursday showed a 35 percent surge in planned layoffs by U.S.-based employers last month. Most of the announced job cuts were ...
US job cuts hit highest level since 2009 according to new study
Job cuts are at their highest level since 2009 according to a new study from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, up 35% in April against ...
San Andreas fault 'locked, loaded and ready to roll' with big earthquake, expert says
Los Angeles Times
Southern California's section of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” a leading earthquake scientist said Wednesday at the ...
US Productivity Shrinks Again in First Quarter
Wall Street Journal - 5 hours ago
One of the worst stretches ever for American productivity growth is getting even worse. Worker productivity—the output of goods and services for each hour of labor—slid in the opening months of the year as companies shelled out more on wages.
LOS ANGELES, CA - The San Fernando Valley saw a 35.2 percent increase, in its homeless population over the last year as the number of homeless people in Los Angeles County increased 5.7 percent to reach 46,874, according to results of the 2016 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released today.
The figure is up from 44,359 in 2015, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The vast majority of the county's homeless -- 34,527 people -- are unsheltered, up from 31,025 in 2015.
Fed signals no rush to hike rates as economy hits soft patch
Reuters - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, but kept the door open to a hike in June while showing little sign it was in a hurry to tighten monetary policy amid an apparent slowdown in the U.S.
Report: E-commerce driving rise in retail layoffs
Retailers are on track to lay off more than 37,000 people this year, more than double the layoffs announced last year and the most the sector has seen ...
Halliburton reports $2.1b charge on job cuts, assets
Times of Oman
The world's largest provider of fracking services eliminated 6,000 more jobs in the quarter to reduce costs, according to a statement on Friday.
Schlumberger announces 2000 job cuts
SCHLUMBERGER, the world's largest oilfield services company announced a further 2,000 job cuts for Q1 of 2016, according to media reports, due to ...