Tag: General Labor Issues

Facebook to expand work-from-home eligibility as offices look to reopen

Facebook Inc. is giving most of its employees a choice: Seek permission to keep working at home or go to the office at least half the time. The social-media giant told its roughly 60,000 employees Wednesday that it will expand remote-work eligibility to all levels of the company, including early-career employees and entry-level engineers. Facebook FB, -1.03% […]

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‘I don’t do what Wall Street wants,’ Fed’s Bostic says, touting job creation

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said in an interview Sunday that the Fed’s main focus now is on jobs, and disputed the assumption that the Fed just does what Wall Street wants. “ “I don’t do what Wall Street wants. I do what’s best for the economy. If Wall Street has an investment in the […]

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2 million Americans in 18 states will lose extra unemployment benefits — here’s when it will happen

More than 2 million Americans across 18 Republican-led states are going to be cut off from enhanced federal unemployment benefits that have prevented millions of Americans from living in poverty in the coming weeks. Their governors say these benefits, which were set to expire in September, are overly generous and are contributing to the mounting […]

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