Published April 29, 2019 IPOs Dow Jones Newswires Facebook Twitter Comments Print video WeWork imposes 'no meat' policy for employees FBN's Susan Li on WeWork's decision to no longer serve meat or reimburse employees for meals that include red meat, poultry and pork. Shared office space giant WeWork Cos. said Monday it has filed for an initial public offering, making it the latest highly valued startup to shoot for the public markets this year. Continue Reading Below WeWork, which rebranded as the We Company early this year, said it filed confidentially with the Securities and Exchange Commission in December. The filing isn't yet visible to the public because the confidential-filing provision enables the document to stay private until weeks before a planned stock-market listing. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM ... WEWORK GETS $2B AFTER SOFTBANK CUTS PLANNED INVESTMENT SOFTBANK SEEKS CONTROL OF CASH-BURNING STARTUP WEWORK: REPORT The … [Read more...] about IPO documents filed by WeWork, shared office space giant
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Richard Vogel, AP This Oct. 23, 2018, file photo shows an Amazon logo atop the Amazon Treasure Truck The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles. Related Links Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signs a new bill for Amazon HQ2. Here's why it took him so long Minnesota columnist says Amazon 'played' the country with its HQ2 sweepstakes SALT LAKE CITY — Amazon may not add its second headquarters to New York after all, according to The Washington Post. Amazon is reportedly reconsidering moving one of its two new campuses to New York City after local politicians expressed concern about the project, the Post reports. The company hasn’t leased or purchased office space yet in the area, which would make it super easy to not build a site there, according to the Post. Amazon is slated to bring a second headquarters to Virginia, which Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam made official this week by signing a new bill, which I wrote about for the Deseret News. … [Read more...] about Amazon is reconsidering New York City for HQ2, reports say. Does Utah have a shot?
Connie Chen, provided by Published 7:56 am CST, Monday, January 28, 2019 The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. POPiN Fitness app POPiN gives users access to a variety of premium gyms in New York City and only charges them for minutes they spend in the gym — nothing more, and nothing less. Simply scan the app at the front desk to start the timer, then use the gym's equipment and facilities or take a class for any amount of time you want. When you're done, you just scan the app again to check out and stop the counter. I tried POPiN and loved how it let me incorporate fitness into my busy schedule, whether I had an unexpected gap in between commitments or wanted to mix up my workout routine. Going to the same gym every day offers much-needed consistency and reliability, but it can also get boring after a few months, or it's simply … [Read more...] about I worked out at premium gyms around New York City without committing to expensive memberships — a new fitness app helped me do it on a tight budget
When Yulia Laricheva saw someone have a heart attack in the office of a New York City advertising firm, she knew something needed to change. At the time, she was afraid to talk to management about the work culture. "If we spoke out, we would get blacklisted, retaliated against or fired," she said. Laricheva said the expectation that she would work at all hours of the day started to affect her own health. "It was making me sick. I was having heart palpitations, I was stressed, I couldn't disconnect," she said. "I'm very committed to my job. But there has to come a time when you say pencils down, when you go home and rest." Now, Laricheva, a Brooklyn resident, is supporting a bill introduced by New York City Councilman Rafael L. Espinal Jr. called the "Right to Disconnect." The proposed bill would make it illegal for private employers in New York City with 10 or more employees to require their workers to check and respond to electronic communications during non-work hours. "I think it's … [Read more...] about A ‘right to disconnect’? New York City Council explores protecting off hours
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | The Next Frontier in Office Space? The Outdoors Supported by Square Feet ByJane Margolies Jan. 15, 2019 For years, office architects and designers have been bringing nature into the workplace, incorporating materials like wood and stone and strategically deploying plants and botanical artwork. Now, companies are inviting employees to step outside for a taste of the real thing. Employers with suburban campuses have long turned swaths of blank lawn into furnished outdoor areas where workers can meet with colleagues, work alone or simply take a break from their computer screens. Now, developers and owners of urban office buildings are adding terraces and transforming once-barren rooftops into parklike settings, where workers can plant vegetables, unfurl yoga mats or swing in a hammock. … [Read more...] about The Next Frontier in Office Space? The Outdoors