It’s a legacy that could ultimately affect the bottom line of the world’s largest gaming company, Las Vegas Sands. Despite helping develop Macao into a global gambling destination early on, local analysts say Beijing’s creeping authority could result in extra scrutiny of the company because its owner, Sheldon Adelson, has been one of President Trump’s most ardent backers. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus shutdown costing Macao’s gaming industry $100 million a day. Why are casinos OK with that?
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Simply put, the bill extends employee classification status to gig workers and is designed to regulate companies that rely on gig workers in large numbers, such as Uber and DoorDash. AB5 expands on a ruling made in a case from 2018, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles. Let's take a look at what this means for both workers and employers alike. … [Read more...] about Understanding California’s New Employment Law
When the clock struck midnight on January 1, Assembly Bill 1594 went into effect, causing a spike to our trash rates. The increase comes after the state rolled out new regulations that limit organic waste going into landfills, reducing methane emissions that contribute to climate change. … [Read more...] about Why Your Trash Rate May Have Increased In Mission Viejo
Earlier this month, European commercial aircraft maker Airbus temporarily closed a final assembly line for its A-320 aircraft in Tianjin, China, but the company said Thursday it had been authorized by Chinese authorities to reopen the line. Airbus did not specify when it would restart or how the closure affected its business. … [Read more...] about From toys to Teslas, China’s coronavirus disrupts flow of global business
“A few years ago, such mass arrests may have been enough to deter protesters out of fear,” said Wilson Leung, founding member of the Progressive Lawyers Group. “But now it seems that the protesters’ grievances are so deep-seated and strongly held that they will not be deterred. It is likely to simply inflame the situation and push more protesters out onto the streets tomorrow [Saturday].” … [Read more...] about Hong Kong’s leaderless protest movement put to the test with arrest of prominent activists