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Technology

Boston-based JobGet, a job marketplace for recruiters and hourly workers, raised a $52M Series B, comprising $40M in equity and $12M in debt (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Boston-based JobGet, a job marketplace for recruiters and hourly workers, raised a $52M Series B, comprising…

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Video Games

Activision QA workers win NLRB ruling, vote on union in April

Raven Software’s quality assurance employees will vote, as a 21-person unit, on whether to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board…

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Banking

Wagestream gives frontline workers flexible access to pay. This is the 11-slide deck it used to raise a fresh $165 million in debt and equity.

Wagestream has raised $165 million in debt and equity funding.  The startup lets frontline workers access their pay early. The…

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Enterprenuers

When Gig Workers Are Murdered, Their Families Foot the Bill

The maze of policies and supplemental policies can get complicated quickly. First off, most personal auto insurance plans don’t cover…

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Video Games

Activision Blizzard workers plan walkout over dropped vaccine mandate

Some Activision Blizzard workers will walk out of work Monday after the company dropped its vaccine mandate ahead of a…

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Enterprenuers

The Original Hybrid Workers Can Teach Us How to Do It Right

On July 17, 1963, Jack Nilles sat for hours in the corridors of the Pentagon, drinking cup after cup of…

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Video Games

Activision Blizzard won’t recognize Raven Software QA workers’ union

Quality assurance workers at Raven Software, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, a unionization push with the Communication Workers of America…

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Movie/review

Nearly 9M Americans called out sick from COVID in first weeks of 2022

The number of Americans who called out sick from work because of COVID-19 spiked to nearly 9 million in the…

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Video Games

Riot must let workers talk to ‘unlawful workplace’ investigators, California says

League of Legends developer Riot Games has been accused by California regulators that the game maker hasn’t properly told its…

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Movie/review

Population decline in rural areas spotlights severe shortage in farm workers

Rural America lost more population in the latest census, highlighting an already severe worker shortage in the nation’s farming and…

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