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Walmart tests ‘cashier-free’ store in Arkansas

Walmart tests ‘cashier-free’ store in Arkansas

By: Ed Payne
Source: WABI
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
Walmart customers in Arkansas are getting a look at possible future changes for the retail giant. The frontend of the store has been redesigned in hopes of making checkout faster.
United Airlines sweetens exit deal for flight attendants, others

United Airlines sweetens exit deal for flight attendants, others

By: Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 17th, 2020
United Airlines (UAL.O) sweetened on Tuesday a voluntary exit package for frontline employees like flight attendants and gate agents, saying it needed “a lot more people to sign up” to avoid involuntary layoffs in October, according to a staff email seen by Reuters.
More than 40,000 cruise ship workers still stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic

More than 40,000 cruise ship workers still stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic

By: Theresa Braine
Source: New York Daily News
Date of Publication: June 14th, 2020
Three months after the cruise industry stopped sailing in the heat of the coronavirus pandemic, 40,000 crew members are still stranded at sea – unpaid, with some still testing positive for the pathogen.
A Message from Greg Hayes, Chairman & CEO

A Message from Greg Hayes, Chairman & CEO

By: Greg Hayes
Source: Raytheon
Date of Publication: March 24th, 2020
Dear colleagues, Throughout this crisis our company’s first priority is the health and wellbeing of you and your family. We continue to take extraordinary steps to ensure our facilities are clean, secure and safe for those at work. And for those that can work from home, we are requiring that you do.
Raytheon Technologies employees volunteer to feed those in need

Hungry to help Raytheon Technologies employees volunteer to feed those in need

By: Raytheon
Source: Raytheon
Date of Publication: June 2nd, 2020
Raytheon Technologies employees volunteer to feed those in need
How Texas Roadhouse envisions purpose during COVID-19

How Texas Roadhouse envisions purpose during COVID-19

By: Ted Kitterman
Source: PR Daily
Date of Publication: May 29th, 2020
Texas Roadhouse, the U.S. steakhouse chain, wanted to ensure that its employees were cared for and says that the evolution of its approach to the pandemic has offered lots of lessons it hopes to take into the post-pandemic era
Southwest offers buyout packages, temporary leaves to 'ensure survival'

Southwest offers buyout packages, temporary leaves to 'ensure survival'

By: Tracy Rucinski, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) on Monday extended buyout packages and temporary paid leaves to employees in what its chief executive said was an effort to “ensure survival” as the carrier braces for a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to documents detailing the packages that were seen by Reuters.
Google Announces Company Holiday To Address Coronavirus Work From Home Burnout

Google Announces Company Holiday To Address Coronavirus Work From Home Burnout

Source: NDTV, Reuters
Date of Publication: May 9th, 2020
Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it has asked employees to take a day off on May 22, to address work-from-home-related burnout during the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Positive Relief Monies for BCOs_Landstar

COVID-19 Positive Relief Monies for BCOs

Source: Landstar System
Date of Publication: March 19th, 2020
During this crisis, Landstar has temporarily authorized monies for any Landstar business capacity owner (BCO) who is diagnosed with COVID-19 and/or is required to be quarantined by a public health authority.
FedEx CEO is "more optimistic than most" on industrial rebound.

FedEx CEO is ‘more optimistic than most’ on industrial rebound

By: Thomas Black
Source: BNN Bloomberg
Date of Publication: May 14th, 2020
"FedEx Corp. is seeing a recovery of industrial shipments and hiring 4,000 workers a week to handle a flood of e-commerce packages, making Chief Executive Officer Fred Smith 'more optimistic than most' about an economic rebound."