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NBA Photographer Fired for Posting Offensive Kamala Harris Meme on Facebook

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Bill Baptist, an independent photographer who has been shooting Houston Rockets’ games for a number of years, was relieved from his duties by the NBA after posting an offensive meme about Senator Kamala Harris on his Facebook page (where careers go to die). Advertisement On Tuesday, shortly after presumptive Democratic […]

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The Wildly Unequal “Shecession”

When the pandemic lockdowns in the United States first began, there were troubling signs that women would bear the brunt of the coming economic collapse. As layoffs started, more women than men lost jobs; by April, unemployment was almost 3 percentage points higher for women. A few months later, those gender disparities appear to have […]

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Florida’s Governor Just Admitted the State Unemployment System Sucks on Purpose

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, admitted in an interview Tuesday with CBS Miami that the state’s much-maligned unemployment system was designed to work badly so that people just give up on trying to receive benefits. Asked if the way the system was designed was meant to “discourage” people from collecting unemployment, DeSantis, who was […]

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LinkedIn details AI tool that better matches jobs to candidates

LinkedIn today pulled back the curtains on Qualified Applicant (QA), an AI system that learns from job candidate interactions the kinds of skills and experience a hirer prefers. It’s the model the Microsoft-owned platform uses to help over 706 million users in 200 countries find jobs for which they have the best chances of hearing […]

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Daimler Sees Positive Earnings by Year’s End, Reliance on Big Glitz

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler reported its second-quarter earnings Thursday, revealing a net loss of nearly 2 billion euros and a revenue drop of more than 12 billion euros. Thanks, coronavirus. While the red ink spilling from Daimler’s balance sheet is cause for concern, the automaker put on a happy face, regarding this year’s financial blows […]

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The Call Up: GM’s Truck Plants Are ‘All Hands on Deck’

According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, General Motors’ truck plants now resemble Tesla plants on the eve of the end of a fiscal quarter. The need to crank out as many pickups as possible — essential for replenishing a depleted inventory while boosting flagging sales figures — has apparently brought both management […]

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Ivanka Trump and Lockheed Martin Want You to Reach for the Stars and Stop Collecting Unemployment

In a vacuum the effort would be perfectly mundane, another public-facing task for Ivanka Trump, a person perfectly suited to tell people to just try something completely different. After all, going from modeling to lifestyle blogging to cosplaying as a real estate executive and White House adviser requires a certain something. (Wealth. Wealth is what […]

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Best-laid Plans, and All That: Daimler Cuts Likely to Continue

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/07/chinas-baic-purchases-five-percent-of-daimler/shutterstock_1168550797/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Daimler plans to turn up the volume on cost-cutting measures due to operating losses in the second […]

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Not Going Back: New Survey Finds Giant Worker Reservations About the Office

As businesses slowly but surely get the green light to open back up, the question looms: how will the current work-from-home model impact workplace protocols moving forward? And how radically will the traditional office environment shift as corporate America reopens for business? A new survey suggests the change will likely be quite radical. The answer […]

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