Employees

  • Nordstrom Rack president apologizes to 3 black youths wrongly accused of shoplifting

    The president of Nordstrom Rack apologized in person to three young black teenagers who say they were racially profiled and wrongfully accused of shoplifting at one of the retail chain’s St. Louis stores. Geevy Thomas, president of Nordstrom Rack, met with the three young men and their parents this...
  • Trump thanks Southwest Airlines heroes at White House

    President Trump on Tuesday welcomed to the White House the heroic crew of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 who safely landed the jet last month after one of its engines exploded mid-air, ultimately killing one passenger. “The actions of the crew and passengers of Southwest Flight 1380 show the great...
  • McDonald’s expanding tuition benefits for employees citing tax reform

    The McDonald’s Corporation announced Thursday it will triple its tuition assistance for restaurant employees citing the passage of tax reform in December. The company plans to expand its 3-year-old education benefits program “Archways to Opportunity” with an additional $150 million over the next five years and will lower the...
  • Dollar General employees to get up to 8 weeks maternity leave, adoption assistance

    Dollar General said Thursday it is offering eight weeks of maternity leave. The retailer’s parental leave policy, effective April 1, will give all eligible full-time and part-time employees two weeks of paid time off for qualifying parental leave. Birth mothers will get eight weeks of paid time off — two weeks...
  • Delta to give employees $1 billion in bonuses

    Delta Air Lines had a big surprise for its employees Wednesday – the Atlanta-based airline will be dolling out more than $1 billion in bonuses for its employees.  Delta’s CEO Ed Bastian made the announcement in front of employees at its headquarters in Atlanta.  The profit-sharing is in its...
  • Amazon makes round of layoffs at Seattle headquarters

      Amazon makes rare round of layoffs at Seattle headquarters   SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon laid off workers at its corporate campuses Monday, a rare event at one of the nation’s largest corporate employers, sources at the company said.The job eliminations are mostly concentrated in Amazon’s consumer retail business and involve several hundred...
  • Old Navy Fired The Three Employees Who Accused A Black Customer Of Stealing His Own Jacket

    The company offered an official apology to James Conley for the “unacceptable experience.” Old Navy has fired three employees accused of racially profiling a Black customer at one of their Iowa locations.  Last week, James Conley III, 29, was checking out at the Jordan Creek store when an employee...
  • Target raises its minimum wage to $11 an hour

    Target said on Monday it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this by the end of 2020 to $15 an hour — the so-called “living wage” labor advocates across the United States are campaigning for. The Minneapolis-based retailer, which...
  • Navy hospital employees removed after photo shows staffer giving newborn the finger

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two Navy corps members have been removed from their posts at Naval Hospital Jacksonville after a social media photo showed one of them giving a newborn the middle finger. The photo’s caption read, “How I currently feel about these mini Satans” and said a “navy nurse”...