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Better.com CEO fires 900+ employees on a Zoom call
Vishal Garg, the CEO of Better.com, asked more than 900 employees to join him on a Zoom call then told them their jobs were being terminated immediately.
The call lasted less than three minutes and comes less than four weeks before Christmas.
A total of 9% of the company’s workforce was laid off, including the company’s entire diversity, equity and inclusion recruiting team.
According to Fortune Magazine, the CEO later accused the employees of “stealing” from their colleagues and customers by only working two hours a day.
The laid-off employees will get severance pay and benefits.
Last week, Better.com received $750 million in cash as part of a deal with Softbank, a multinational conglomerate.
Prince Andrew demands jury trial in sex abuse lawsuit
In an official filing, the disgraced royal denies abusing Virginia Giuffre, disavows knowledge of Epstein’s trafficking scheme
‘No safe place’: Lead poisoning in the Dominican Republic
Bajos de Haina residents take on a recycling plant as factory pollution condemns them to poverty and health issues.
Taiwan vice president heads to Honduras to work on shaky alliance
Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro had floated the idea of re-establishing ties with China, before backtracking.
Astronomers discover mysterious space object ‘unlike anything’ seen before
The object, unlike anything the scientists have seen before, emits giant blasts of energy every 20 minutes
Out-of-control SpaceX rocket to smash into Moon, experts warn
A derelict rocket booster from a 2015 mission will likely create the first-ever accidental lunar impact in early March
Human Rights Watch says staffer was targeted with Israeli-made Pegasus spyware
The Israeli NSO Group’s technology has been used by governments to target political opponents, activists and journalists.
Twitter receives record number of gov’t requests to remove posts
Ninety-five percent of demands in January-June 2021 came from five countries – Japan, Russia, Turkey, India and S Korea.
Nord Stream 2: Why Russia’s pipeline to Europe divides the West
The Russia-owned pipeline is at the centre of a disagreement between Germany and the US, which sees the project as a way for Moscow to increase leverage in Europe.
Prepare for liftoff: Fed signals March interest rate hike
The US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, but Powell said the Fed is ‘of a mind’ to raise them in March.
GoFundMe blocks millions raised for truckers protesting Covid vaccine mandates
More than 50,000 trucks are heading to Ottawa to express their discontent with Canada’s measures
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