Walmart expands abortion coverage for its employees in the wake of Roe v. Wade decision

Walmart expands abortion coverage for its employees in the wake of Roe v. Wade decision

(CNBC) — Walmart on Friday told employees that it will expand abortion and related travel coverage, according to an internal memo. The change comes about two months after the Supreme Court struck down the federal right to access the procedure. Effective immediately, Walmart’s health-care plans will cover abortion “when there is a health risk to […]

Taco Bell presents nationwide ‘Drag Brunch’ tour featuring men dressed as women

Taco Bell presents nationwide ‘Drag Brunch’ tour featuring men dressed as women

The popular fast food chain Taco Bell has been presenting so-called “drag queen” events at select cantina locations during the month of May, with additional events scheduled for June. According to a news release from the company, the five-city “Drag Brunch” was the invention of Live Más Pride, Taco Bell’s 100+-member “LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group,” which […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers

(CNBC) — New York City is imposing a vaccine mandate for all private sector employers as a preemptive measure to fight a surge of Covid cases this winter, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. The mandate covers 184,000 businesses and will go into effect on Dec. 27, and it doesn’t give unvaccinated employees the option […]

Tech Firm Will Pay You $200k to Sell Your Identity to Its Robots

Tech Firm Will Pay You $200k to Sell Your Identity to Its Robots

(Metro) — Tech company Promobot is on the lookout for a face for its humanoid robot assistant to work in hotels, shopping malls and other crowded places. The company is searching for a ‘kind and friendly’ face to be reproduced on potentially thousands of versions of the robots worldwide. The company is ready to pay […]

Former Google CEO Says Facebook’s Metaverse is ‘Not Necessarily the Best Thing for Human Society’

Former Google CEO Says Facebook’s Metaverse is ‘Not Necessarily the Best Thing for Human Society’

(Business Insider) — Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has joined the many voices weighing in on Facebook’s metaverse and expressing concern about the future of artificial intelligence. Schmidt, who served as Google’s top executive from 2001 to 2011 and as executive chairman until his departure in May 2020, told The New York Times that while he believes […]

Occupy Democrats Support Florida Landowner Evicting Unvaccinated Tenants

Occupy Democrats Support Florida Landowner Evicting Unvaccinated Tenants

(FOX Business) — After months of pushing to halt evictions for tenants hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, progressives have found themselves on the side of the landlord when it comes to vaccine mandates. Occupy Democrats, a progressive activist group, raised eyebrows last week after tweeting support for landlords who are evicting unvaccinated tenants. “BREAKING: A large Florida landlord announces that he will […]

Lawmakers Blast Biden’s Sweeping New Coronavirus Mandate Forcing Employers to Require Vaccinations or Testing

Lawmakers Blast Biden’s Sweeping New Coronavirus Mandate Forcing Employers to Require Vaccinations or Testing

(FOX News) — Republican members of Congress and state governors were appalled by news Thursday that President Joe Biden will force employers with more than 100 workers to require coronavirus vaccinations or test employees weekly, vowing to block the new policy and terming it unconstitutional. The mandate, which is expected to affect as many as 100 million Americans in an array of […]

Lyft, Uber to Pay Legal Fees for Drivers Sued for Transporting Passengers to Murder Babies Under New TX Abortion Law

Lyft, Uber to Pay Legal Fees for Drivers Sued for Transporting Passengers to Murder Babies Under New TX Abortion Law

(FOX Business) — A number of big-name tech companies are expressing their opposition toward Texas’ new abortion law with new policies and offers. Several companies have taken steps to either limit abortion whistleblowers or support women who want to receive abortions in light of the new law banning women from getting abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected around the […]

Landlord, Air Force Vet Homeless After Tenants Stop Paying Rent During Eviction Ban

Landlord, Air Force Vet Homeless After Tenants Stop Paying Rent During Eviction Ban

(FOX Business) — A landlord in upstate New York is living out of a car with her daughter after being unable to collect rent from tenants in three properties she owns due to eviction moratoriums. “I don’t understand how they can give my private property to somebody to live for free. I bought that property. […]

Employers Target Unvaccinated Workers by Deducting up to $50 Monthly From Paycheck

Employers Target Unvaccinated Workers by Deducting up to $50 Monthly From Paycheck

(Forbes) — Employers are beginning to tack on a special surcharge of $20 to $50 a month to their unvaccinated workers, according to one of the nation’s largest health benefits consultancies. To date, employers have offered gift cards, a day off from work, cash and other financial incentives to convince their workers to get vaccinated […]

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