Tech companies cautiously bring people back while employees hesitate

Atsuko Bolinguit, with tech startup company Fast, works in the office at her desk on March 24, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Starting Monday, Google is bringing most employees back to assigned physical offices three days a week. The company has said since the beginning of the pandemic that it … Read more

Starbucks’ New York City Reserve Roastery becomes the 9th cafe to unionize

Employees serve customers at a newly opened Starbucks’ Reserve Roasteries in the Meatpacking District on December 14, 2018 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Starbucks baristas at its New York City Reserve Roastery voted 46-36 in favor of forming a union on Friday, dealing a blow to incoming interim CEO Howard Schultz … Read more

Amazon workers just voted to join a union — here’s what happens next

A demonstrator during the vote count to unionize Amazon workers outside the National Labor Relations Board offices in New York, US, on Friday, April 1, 2022. Jeena Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon workers on New York’s Staten Island just made history, becoming the first group to vote in favor of unionizing at a … Read more

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy’s total compensation topped $212 million last year

CNN Business — Amazon (AMZN) CEO Andy Jassy received a pay package valued at $212.7 million in 2021, marking a substantial compensation increase for the executive during his first year running the tech giant, according to a company filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. Nearly all of Jassy’s compensation comes in … Read more

Amazon union vote counts are underway for two warehouses

CNN Business — Amazon has gone 27 years without a union in the United States. Now it’s about to find out whether workers at two warehouses have voted to unionize. Vote tallies in a union election at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, and a do-over election at facility in Bessemer, Alabama, are … Read more

Jim Cramer says investors should use these rules to build a turbulence-proof portfolio

Investors should follow a certain set of rules when building their portfolios to weather the market volatility that Monday’s rally suggests could happen, Jim Cramer said. “When you see new, unseasoned merchandise exploding higher, along with names like Tesla surging on … a stock split, it tells you there might be a little too much … Read more

Elon Musk says he’s considering building a new social media platform

Elon Musk pauses and looks down as he speaks during a press conference at SpaceX’s Starbase facility near Boca Chica Village in South Texas on February 10, 2022. jim watson | AFP | Getty Images Elon Musk said he is giving “serious thought” to building a new social media platform in a Tweet on Saturday. … Read more

Amazon workers at Staten Island warehouse vote on whether to unionize

Workers stand in line to cast ballots for a union election at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, US March 25, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters On Friday afternoon, a stream of Amazon workers exited a sprawling warehouse on New York’s Staten Island after wrapping up the daytime … Read more

Jim Cramer says to buy FAANG stocks next time analysts say they’re not investable

Investors should buy FAANG stocks next time they plunge and analysts turn bearish, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. When analysts come out in droves to claim FAANG stocks are uninvestable, “that’ll be the perfect moment to do some buying,” he said. FAANG is Cramer’s acronym for Facebook-parent Meta, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet. Cramer … Read more

EU targets Big Tech with sweeping new antitrust rules

Executive Vice President of the European Commission for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager. Thierry Monasse | Getty Images News | Getty Images The European Union agreed on landmark new antitrust regulations that could reshape the business models of US technology giants Meta, Apple, Amazon and Google dramatically. The rules are expected … Read more