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Seattle last year became the first U.S. city to pass a law giving drivers for ride-hailing apps, as well as taxi and for-hire drivers, the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions.
Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon spoke about initiatives such as online grocery pick up, the retailer's two-day shipping program and its mobile wallet, Wal-Mart Pay.
A tentative deal between the company and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.
Network technicians and customer service representatives in the company's Fios Internet, telephone and television services units walked off the job on April 13 after contract talks hit an impasse.
The company will join with the International Association of Machinists to launch an independent guild to represent drivers in the city.
The company and the union are at an impasse with issues like healthcare, offshoring call center jobs, work rules and pensions.
If the deal passes the legislature, the wage hike would take effect in 2022.
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Current contracts have expired, but Verizon employees are still at work.
The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.
The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.
There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.
The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees' satisfaction with the system.
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