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Uber, Lyft types of jobs could change with new rule changing independent contractor laws

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Uber, Lyft types of jobs could change with new rule changing independent contractor laws
The Department of Labor is looking to change laws regarding companies like Lyft and Uber. It would impact how they handle independent contractor laws. The new proposal would get rid of a rule that let companies label employees as independent contractors. This rule would let companies hire more workers to pay but not be required to pay them benefits, according to CNY Central. This new rule would scrutinize whether workers should be labeled as independent ... Read More »

Melinda French Gates Donates $1 Billion to Women’s Rights

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Melinda French Gates Donates $1 Billion to Women's Rights
Melinda French Gates announced she will donate $1 billion over the next two years to support women's and family rights worldwide, focusing on reproductive rights and maternal health. In a New York Times op-ed, she expressed concern that her 1-year-old granddaughter might grow up with fewer rights than she had. French Gates, stepping down from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, highlighted the political violence against women and the lack of national paid family leave ... Read More »