For mileage, those delivery drivers will see the same level of reimbursement: 58 cents per mile traveled, the standard mandated by the IRS. But that’s not necessarily the number companies should use, says Danielle Lackey, chief legal officer at workforce management company Motus, who outlined the numbers in a new report. “It’s important for businesses that do have a large driver base that they plan to reimburse, that they think about how to make sure that they’re customizing those rates to drivers.” (Postmates currently reimburses mileage, and the payout varies based on location; one estimate says Los Angeles drivers get 69 cents per mile.) … [Read more...] about Food delivery workers in L.A. spend more to make a delivery than anywhere else
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The letter recommends “the suspension of facial recognition systems, pending further review,” saying U.S. citizens shouldn’t be subject to facial recognition surveillance in the course of their daily lives when they’ve done nothing wrong. The privacy groups also point to studies showing that facial recognition often misidentifies people of color in higher percentages. Several cities, including San Francisco, Somerville, Massachusetts, and Oakland, California, have already barred police from using facial-recognition technology. … [Read more...] about Privacy groups want a federal facial-recognition ban, but it’s a long shot
But the prevalence of automation will mean that more and more jobs will require an ability to work with new sorts of technology. “As an individual, you’re going to have to constantly ask yourself, how will the future of work technology affect my industry?” says Latham. A job in sales or marketing, for example, will require competence in navigating customer management software such as Salesforce. Nurses and doctors will have to work alongside robots. That means that along with having soft skills, workers of the future will need to be prepared to perform jobs with a strong technological component. … [Read more...] about Will you still need a college education in 2040?
On December 31, 2019, the WHO (World Health Organisation) issued an alert about several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan – the capital of Hubei Province of China. The virus was termed as Corona virus (CoV), which belongs to a family of viruses that causes illness ranging from common cold to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome. The strain has not been previously identified in humans and does not respond to any medical treatment so far. … [Read more...] about The Corona virus scare: What’s in it for investors?
It’s one thing to ask a man how he hustles, but in a workforce that still pays women, on average, 80 cents to a man’s dollar, the ability for women to pay back student loans, to pay rent or for a mortgage, to pay for anything, is compromised. In fact, according to the same AAUW study, women who hold bachelor’s degrees and work full-time are paid on average 26% less than their male peers. How exactly are we women supposed to quickly dig ourselves out of our collective $929 billion in debt if we’re underpaid to begin with? … [Read more...] about The secret that may be keeping working women from greater success