In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs By RACHEL ABRAMS and ROBERT GEBELOFF June 25, 2017 Johnstown, Pa., began losing manufacturing jobs a generation ago. Now it, like many other small cities in the Northeast and Midwest where retail jobs came to predominate, is being battered by e-commerce. By RACHEL ABRAMS and ROBERT GEBELOFF June… Continue reading

‘Nobody is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

By MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER June 22, 2017 Uber and its investors are facing a backlash over Travis Kalanick’s departure as chief executive — particularly from employees. Starting late Wednesday, Uber employees circulated a petition asking the company’s board of directors to bring back Mr. Kalanick in an active role. More than 1,000 employees clicked… Continue reading