Fast food workers in 15 cities throughout the nation went on a one-day strike on February 16, to demand that their employers—together with McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s—pay them $15 an hour and provides them union rights. The hassle, which is a part of the nationwide Battle for 15 motion, comes as lawmakers in Washington debate enacting a $15-an-hour federal ...

However amid an uneven distribution of vaccines—with poorer international locations lagging far behind richer nations—one other concern presents itself: the cost of not vaccinating everybody. My colleagues and I sought to search out out what the whole hit to the world financial system of uneven vaccination distribution may be. To take action, we analyzed 35 industries—equivalent to companies and manufacturing—in ...

If there’s one factor Trello’s identified for, it’s boards. Trello, maybe greater than another productivity app on the market, is related to a board-centric technique of group referred to as Kanban. Fairly than counting on paperwork or spreadsheets or lists to maintain observe of tasks, the service presents customers with a collection of visible boards, every of which is split into ...

You don’t have to drive a Rolls-Royce, personal a private jet, or store for couture to speculate with Goldman Sachs anymore. The monetary service firm is now reaching out to small private traders—and “small” on this case doesn’t imply “goes to Lake Como solely 4 instances a 12 months.” Marcus Invest, launched today, has a minimal account measurement and minimal ...

With the primary vaccines administered within the U.S., the top of the COVID-19 pandemic is now in sight. The problem over the following yr might be reaching widespread vaccination throughout the complete inhabitants, particularly amongst individuals of colour who’re suffering and dying from the virus at higher rates. Many specialists are apprehensive that vaccination charges for minority teams may lag behind ...

For those who didn’t get the total quantity of your first or second stimulus test—or if in case you have no document of it, for some cause—we now have some excellent news. The Inner Income Service has a spot the place you’ll be able to test your checks. The company final week said it has up to date its IRS ...

Perched on scaffolds in Hong Kong’s dense canyons of buildings, neon signs paint the town in a glow. However these signs—for every part from foot therapeutic massage parlors to eating places to diamond retailers—are regularly disappearing. “It was the visible id of Hong Kong for foreigners, for vacationers, and for Hong Kong residents,” says photographer Pascal Greco. “Sadly, I believe ...

Usually, society tends to prize that employees ought to by no means give up. The idea like “by no means hand over,” and “stick it out” are frequent phrases meant to encourage folks to only preserve going. So far as maxims go, they aren’t flawed. Resilience is essential to success. Nevertheless, I’d like to attract a distinction between sticking it ...

Fonts usually come in several weights: gentle, medium, daring, black. And now, glacial. [Image: courtesy Helsingin Sanomat] Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat has created a free variable font referred to as Climate Crisis. The font has completely different weights that correlate with Arctic sea ice knowledge, visualizing how ice soften has modified over the a long time—and the urgency of the ...

When you’re a quick vogue lover, there’s a great likelihood that lots of the garments in your closet are made in Bangladesh. For many years, the nation has been a hub of low-wage garment manufacturing. However quickly, it may be identified for one thing else as properly: recycling. Final week, fast-fashion manufacturers that manufacture in Bangladesh—together with H&M and Goal—joined ...