Last week, a United Kingdom article reported that an undercover reporter who worked at Amazon for less than a month encountered employees who were urinating in bottles because they could not get to bathrooms fast enough due to huge work facilities and extremely short breaks. Employees were also fearful of missing productivity targets, which could result in punishment.
Amazon has been sued as working conditions at the retail giant have been called into question. This should not happen given how much money Amazon makes.
Early next year, Amazon will unveil the location of its second headquarters in the U.S. Although a time has not been announced, Amazon has promised to invest $5 billion for the new location and employ 50,000 white-collar workers with an annual salary of $100,000.
The University of La Verne chapter of the American Association of University Professors released a statement last week calling attention to the University’s increasing “corporatization” and the need for true shared governance between faculty and administration to improve the student experience.
On Monday, President Obama unveiled a plan that would close tax loopholes for corporations that invest their money overseas rather than in the United States. The administration claims by doing this the government will raise more than $200 billion during the course of 10 years.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.