Content moderator in Kenya sues Meta over working conditions

NAIROBI, May 10 (Reuters) – A former moderator working for Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc. (FB.O) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that poor working conditions for contracted content moderators violate the Kenyan constitution. The petition, also filed against Meta’s local outsourcing company, Sama, alleges that workers who moderate Facebook posts in Kenya have been … Read more

Disney set to lose Florida special tax status after LGBTQ law dispute

Bill passed by lawmakers now awaits governor’s approval Disney set to lose benefit of special tax status Disney condemned law limiting school discussion of LGBTQ issues Disney a big political donor in Florida April 21 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) is set to lose its special tax status in Florida after legislators there passed … Read more

Oreo maker, Nestlé and Pepsi face European employee pressure on Russia

NEW YORK/LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – Oreo maker Mondelez (MDLZ.O)Nestle (NESN.S) and PepsiCo (PEP.O) are facing staff defections in Ukraine and pushbacks from Eastern European workers angered by companies’ decisions to keep some operations in Russia, according to internal company communications reviewed by Reuters and interviews with six workers. Emerging employee activism adds to Ukraine’s … Read more

Twitter says billionaire Musk is not joining its board, warns of ‘coming distractions’

Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 11 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc. (TWTR.N) said on Sunday that Elon Musk had rejected his offer to join the social … Read more