Amazon, Google Help States as Coronavirus Boosts Unemployment Claims

WASHINGTON—States including Rhode Island, Kansas and New York are turning to tech companies including Amazon Web Services and Google to

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California Sues Uber, Lyft Saying They Misclassified Drivers as Independent Contractors

California sued Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. for allegedly misclassifying their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, a

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Lyft to Cut Workforce by About 17% Amid Coronavirus

Lyft Inc. said it would cut about 17% of its workforce while also furloughing workers and slashing pay amid efforts

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Tesla Seeks Rent Savings Amid Coronavirus Crunch

Tesla Inc. has reached out to at least some of its landlords seeking rent reductions, according to firms contacted by

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Tesla Cuts Salaries, Furloughs Workers Under Coronavirus Shutdown

Tesla Inc. is furloughing workers and cutting salaried employees’ pay more than two weeks after it was forced to shut

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Digital-Media Upstarts Rush to Cut Costs as Coronavirus Wipes Out Advertising

Many digital-media companies began 2020 predicting this would be the year they would cross the goal line of profitability. Then

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WSJ News Exclusive | Apple Commits to Paying Contractors After Some Were Told They’d Lose Work

Hundreds of Apple Inc. contract workers at its Silicon Valley campus were told in recent days that their jobs would

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Some Instacart and Amazon Workers Stay Home, Calling for More Pay in Coronavirus Pandemic

Some delivery and supermarket workers are staying home to draw attention to requests for better pay and added protections against

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Facebook Gives Employees Extra $1,000 and Good Reviews Amid Coronavirus

Facebook Inc. will give all of its full-time employees an additional $1,000 in their next paycheck and will give everyone

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