Amazon worker's median pay in 2017: $28,446
Apr 20, 2018
Amazon says its median employee pay was $28,446 last year.
Study suggests social workers could help families navigate foreclosure, protect the American Dream
Apr 18, 2018
Community-based service professionals think that helping clients navigate a financial crisis—such as foreclosure—is a good idea.
These ants have evolved a complex system of battlefield triage and rescue
Apr 17, 2018
Ants are scary. They have a remorseless quality, seemingly indifferent to their individual welfare, their whole lives submerged in the collective. And that's just the small ones. Super-sized versions are the stuff of classic ...
A slightly warmer office won't make it too hot to think
Apr 12, 2018
If you're reading this article in your office, chances are the air conditioning is set to around 22°C. Setting the temperature to 25°C could cut your office's daily air-conditioning energy consumption by 18%, drive down ...
Air France says 7 days of strikes cost company 170 mn euros
Apr 10, 2018
Air France said Tuesday that seven day-long strikes since February by workers demanding higher pay are set to cost it 170 million euros ($209 million).
Researchers analyze genome of deadly, drug-resistant pathogen
Apr 03, 2018
Infections by microbes like bacteria and fungi that don't respond to available antimicrobial treatments pose an increasingly dangerous public health threat around the world. In the United States alone, such infections kill ...
Why are more people doing gig work? They like it
Mar 29, 2018
Thanks to companies like Lyft, TaskRabbit and Instacart, it's never been easier for Americans who can afford it to zip from place to place, get groceries delivered or let someone else walk their dog. Likewise, the number ...
Flights cancelled as sandstorm engulfs Sudanese capital
Mar 29, 2018
A thick sandstorm engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns.
Online sex trafficking bill will make things worse for victims, expert says
Mar 29, 2018
A controversial bill to crack down on online sex trafficking was recently passed by Congress and sent to President Donald Trump's desk, but anti-trafficking advocates and experts, including a University of Notre Dame Law ...
New foundation promotes soft skills for workers in India
Mar 22, 2018
Training workers with soft skills like time and stress management, problem solving, communication and teamwork can have big impacts on the productivity of workers and company profits, says a University of Michigan researcher.