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

Violence erupts during May Day protests in Paris, protesters criticize re-elected Macron

Police arrest 45 people in Paris, minister says Protesters denounce Macron’s retirement plan Most other peaceful May Day marches PARIS, May 1 (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas to repel black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of … Read more

Gasoline Drives Up Consumer Prices in the United States; inflation has probably peaked

Consumer prices rise 1.2% in March Gasoline accounts for more than half of CPI rise CPI jumps 8.5% YoY; may have peaked Core CPI gains 0.3%; up 6.5% year-on-year WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – U.S. monthly consumer prices rose the most in 16-and-a-half years in March as Russia’s war on Ukraine drove up the cost … Read more

Walmart raises pay for US truckers to $110,000, launches recycling program

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (Reuters) – Walmart (WMT.N) said it was increasing starting pay for its 12,000 long-haul truck drivers who deliver goods to its stores and Sam’s Clubs locations amid a US driver shortage that threatens to prolong grumbling supply chain and commodity shortages. Qualified drivers – who tend to be between 40 and … Read more