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Amazon offers to pay college fees of 750,000 frontline US workers

Amazon has offered to pay for college tuition for 750,000 of its frontline workers, the latest move by a major US corporation to offer perks to attract and retain employees in the face of a labour shortage.

What Fraud? Peggy Ann Fulford nee Barad

Peggy Ann Fulford née Barard was born in New Orleans in 1958 and went on to study at Spelman College in Atlanta. She later set up King Management Group and befriended successful sports stars, most notably basketball legend Dennis Rodman. She claimed to have graduated from Harvard and attained her wealth from successful business dealings. She offered to help manage the star's investments for free to help them build wealth and protect them from scammers.

PayPal heats up to buy now, pay later race with $2.7 billion Japan deal

PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O), the world's largest payments business, said it will pay $2.7 billion in cash for Japanese buy now, pay later (BNPL) startup Paidy, solidifying its position as the industry's top in a pandemic-driven boom

US Rep. Hinson talks about national issues with local voters

The United States Congresswoman for Iowa's first district stated that now is an essential time to be serving Iowans in Washington, D.C.

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Millennials will power a bull market in stocks for decades

Cathie Wood, the founder and CEO of Ark Invest, tells Yahoo Finance Live that, just as baby boomers have had a significant impact on the stock market for decades, their children — referred to as millennials — will have an equal, if not greater, impact on the investing landscape in the decades ahead, which is one reason why the closely followed Ark Invest founder and CEO is staying long-term bullish on stocks. 

Who’s Getting What?

inding vote over executive pay. According to Reuters, Mark A. Russell, the president and chief executive officer, was awarded $159.2m, of which just $173,077 was in salary.

LAX and SoFi stadium looks to hire more than 5000+

The Los Angeles International Airport and SoFi Stadium are holding a hiring fair this Thursday to fill more than 5,000 job positions – and some job seekers will be hired on the spot, according to the airport.

US hospitals hit with nurse staffing crisis amid COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a nurse staffing crisis that is forcing many U.S. hospitals to pay top dollar to get the help they need to handle the crush of patients this summer.

Employment News

Western Magnesium Corp plans for magnesium plant in Harrison County

On Tuesday, company executives signed a due diligence paperwork to begin planning for the prospective plant at the Harrison County Industrial Park, which will be the plant's future location. According to previous reports, the project will be the first full-scale deployment of the company's unique magnesium extraction method in the United States.

U.S. job openings rose to a record 10.9 million

Job openings in the United States reached a new high in July, highlighting the ongoing staffing shortages that are making it difficult for firms to satisfy demand.

No big jump in job seekers yet after U.S. jobless benefits end

Southern Indiana Works Executive Director Tony Waterson stated that since the end of the additional federal pandemic jobless benefits on September 6, there has not been a significant increase in the number of people locally seeking jobs or training at WorkOne.