JAN 27, 2019 -- Thousands of federal employees protested at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., this week, holding aloft empty plates during 33 minutes of silence—one minute for each day of the government shutdown. Some plates carried the message, “Will work for pay.”
By Daphne Howland, Jan. 11, 2019 -- Furloughed workers, veterans and others dependent on federal services are the real victims of the shutdown. But it's not doing anyone any favors.
Walmart was granted a patent this week for a new listening system for its retail stores that, if ever deployed, may make some employees and shoppers uncomfortable. According to the filing and claims, it’s “an example system for capturing and analyzing sounds in a shopping facility.” In other words, it’s a kind of surveillance system.
By Rachel Premack, Jan. 14, 2019, 9:20 AM -- Trucking moves 71% of the freight in the United States. And if it were to suddenly cease, the effects would be more drastic than you might expect.