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    BRT won’t exactly be right there. The Star Tribune’s Janet Moore reports: “Although delighted with his new house in Uptown, Alan Wiggs still misses the convenient access to light rail he enjoyed while living in downtown Minneapolis. … But come 2024, that will change when the B Line begins service. … The $65 million arterial bus-rapid transit line will connect...
    (CNN Business)Amazon is shifting its approach to remote work again, giving its workers more control over how much time they spend in the office and opening the door for more corporate workers to continue working from home.The company will now allow individual teams to decide which policy works for them, ranging from a full-time return to office life to remaining...
    10'000 Hours | Getty Images If you've worked remotely at any point this year, you may want to evaluate what that could mean for your 2021 tax return. Although many states offered a pandemic-related reprieve that generally resulted in no tax-filing obligation for people who worked temporarily in their state, the leniency was for 2020 returns. Now, those compliance breaks...
    A St. Louis circuit court judge is deciding if taxpayers living outside the city and working remotely due to the pandemic can file a lawsuit to reclaim city earnings taxes. Circuit Court Judge Christopher McGraugh on Wednesday heard arguments by attorneys for St. Louis Collector of Revenue Gregory F.X. Daly. They cited Missouri tax law stating taxpayers must file...
    LONDON (AP) — Rebekah Ingram’s remote internship has come with a series of unexpected challenges: She lacks a proper office set-up, her mother often calls for her while she works, and her dog barks during video calls. Her situation will sound familiar to anyone who has worked from home during the coronavirus pandemic. The difference for Ingram is that she,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — Technology companies and workers aren’t leaving the Bay Area, but they are moving within it, according to data presented Wednesday in a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee hearing. In a meeting of the Budget & Finance committee, the city’s chief economist Ted Egan explained that most job fluctuation within the city is businesses starting, growing...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The coronavirus pandemic has made it possible for millions of employees to work remotely for the first time in their lives and now most are saying they don’t want to go back to the old way of doing things. But as the pandemic winds down and hospitalizations decrease, it is getting down to decision day for...
    Officials in Paducah, Kentucky have put out the help wanted sign. And they’re looking for 25 applicants to move to the western Kentucky city on the banks of the Ohio River. One catch is you have to have a job already. In another city, that is. Earlier this month, Paducah launched its Remote Workers Incentive Program. For the 25 individuals...
    (CNN)Google staffers could see pay cuts if they choose to work remotely and live in areas with lower costs of living than their former offices. The company has released an internal calculator for staff which was seen by Reuters, showing the pay cuts employees can expect based on where they live. Other tech companies have also reduced the salaries of...
    YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) –  A woman is alive and safe after being kidnapped from the Cache Creek Casino in Yolo County. She was saved only by good timing and good Samaritans after she was taken to a dark county road with not a home or business in sight. There were only endless orchards and a dead-end path. READ MORE: Sacramento...
    Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon Trump COVID-19 testing czar: Businesses vaccine mandates very reasonable NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Co-working from your apartment building could be part of the post-pandemic hybrid workplace. © Provided by WCBS Radio New York Remote work may be here to stay, but Metro Tech Services has put a new spin on...
    DENVER (CBS4)– If you’re someone with a return-to-work date looming over your head, you might be a little anxious about leaving the comfort of your home and heading back to a work environment that has a lot of uncertainties. Re-establishing the routine may take some time, from having to wake up a little earlier, dealing with more traffic on your...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As coronavirus cases fall and more Americans get vaccinated, some workers are heading back to the office, but many plan to keep working from home permanently. In a Bankrate survey, 48% of people working from home said it gives them more family time and 40% are getting more sleep. READ MORE: lorida’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Expanded...
    Many workers aren't excited about going back to the office. More than 40% of employees say they would start looking for a new job if their company does not provide long-term options to work from home, according to the 2021 Pulse of the American Worker Survey from Prudential. But if you are planning to find a remote job, you should...
    Alistair Berg | DigitalVision | Getty Images If you're among the workers who plan to continue working remotely, you may want to evaluate your 2021 tax situation. While many states offered a pandemic-related reprieve that generally resulted in no tax filing obligation for remote workers who worked temporarily in their state, the leniency was for 2020 returns. And as the...
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    VIDEO2:2002:20Here's where business leaders stand on returning to the officeSquawk Box Before Shira Berg, 30, heads to her workplace, she reserves a desk in advance.   The director at Autumn Communications helped her New York office implement a shared workstation system. With clients that include Amazon, Instacart and Goldbelly, the PR agency doubled in size during the pandemic. But adhering to...
    As the coronavirus pandemic ebbs and vaccination rates rise across the U.S., one question is top of mind for employers and employees who have worked remotely for the last 16 months: When — and how — will we ever return to the office?  The approaches companies are taking are all over the map, from a return to full-time office hours...
    New travel companies are making it easier for remote workers to live and work abroad without the long-term commitment. So-called "workcations" are on the rise, with 74% of Americans who are working from home saying they would consider taking one, according to a report published in March by The Harris Poll. But rather than booking a hotel room at the...
    NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM) — The shift to remote work during the pandemic has led to higher utility bills for workers whose homes have been doubling as offices since COVID-19 began spreading and Americans were forced to isolate. ♦♦♦ Click Here To Read The Complete Story On cbsnews.com ♦♦♦    
    The shift to remote work during the pandemic has led to higher utility bills for workers whose residences have been doubling as offices since COVID-19 began spreading and Americans were forced to isolate at home.  Now, in addition to powering their cell phones, computers and other work tools during the 9-to-5 period, homebound professionals are cranking up their air conditioners as...
    Many job advertisements for remote work are now coming with an asterisk: Coloradans need not apply. “Please Note: Job cannot be performed in the state of Colorado,” reads an active online advertisement for a remote sales solution architect at Concentrix. Disclaimers like that are becoming more common now after a Colorado law requiring employers to disclose salary ranges went...
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    More On: the workplace Over 60% of workers returning to Manhattan, but safety a concern Working from home is no longer fun — it’s time to go back to the office San Jose rail yard shooter ‘had two sides,’ complained about work: report Four ways you irritate your colleagues online without even knowing Employees are beginning to trickle back...
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    By Naomi Nix | Bloomberg Facebook Inc. said it will let all employees work remotely even after the pandemic if their jobs can be done out of an office, but may reduce their pay if they move to a less-expensive area. Starting June 15, any Facebook employee can request to work from home, the Menlo Park, California-based company said Wednesday...
    Smaller U.S. communities that once lost people to the big city hope to attract new residents as increased remote work makes it more possible than ever to live far from the office.  “Now that they have the flexibility, people are thinking about things in terms of cost of living, people are prioritizing what type of lifestyle they may want and that, oftentimes, can be...
    More On: work NYC office landlords’ back-to-work fear WeWork CEO says ‘least engaged’ employees prefer working remotely, gets dragged for it You’re not alone: Even the CEO of Zoom has meeting fatigue Sick of working from home? Lug your laptop to these outdoor NYC spots People are going for broke over staying remote. As the coronavirus pandemic’s stranglehold on...
    Businesses are struggling to track employee hours in a COVID-19 world of remote work, and some have become the target of wage-and-hour claims from disgruntled workers who have been furloughed or laid off. John Viola, an employment lawyer with Thompson Coburn LLP, said employers have seen an uptick in claims from displaced employees who are taking legal action as a...
    Internal surveillance cameraKrisanapong Detraphiphat | Getty Images With many companies working from home during the pandemic, managers and employers have found themselves in a difficult position with running scattered teams away from the office. Some have turned to technology to help, but they may be walking a dangerous path using tools like artificial intelligence and algorithms to track employees and...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Get paid to live on a college campus, not next to a frat house, but in a brand new home. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory is Working For Chicago, keeping an eye on interesting job opportunities. She takes us inside the deal that’s less than three hours away from Chicago. READ MORE: Monday Is The Last...
    Originally Published by: Colorado woman spends vacation crossing US cleaning up trash Alaska man survives brown bear mauling May winter storm to dump feet of snow on Big Sky Country While various parts of the globe begin to reopen as more people get vaccinated, remote workers might feel inspired to go abroad. For this reason,...
    While various parts of the globe begin to reopen as more people get vaccinated, remote workers might feel inspired to go abroad. For this reason, French travel and tourism operator Club Med compiled a list that ranked 40 destinations based on livability factors that are critical for "digital nomads."  Club Med evaluated each destination on a basis of cost, safety,...
    Most American employees have been working at home during the pandemic — but the numbers vary widely depending on what kind of job is involved, a Gallup poll found. In a survey of 7,272 adults during the six-month period from October 2020 to April 2021, an average 52% of all workers did either all or part of their job at...
    More than a year after companies across the globe sent workers scurrying home amid the spread of COVID-19, some employers are encouraging — and even ordering — people back to the office. An estimated 80,0000 municipal workers in New York City went back on the job on Monday, while JPMorgan Chase, the country's largest bank, said it expects most of its...
    MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Google says it expects about 20% of ifs workforce to still work remotely after its offices reopen this fall, while some 60% will work a hybrid schedule that includes about three days in the office and two days “wherever they work best.” The remaining 20% can change their location to a different Google office. READ MORE:...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City municipal employees are fighting for the option to keep working remotely.Demonstrators gathered at City Hall to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio's reopening plan.He wants 80,000 government workers to return to the office Monday.EMBED More News Videos NJ Burkett has more on the announcement for New York City office workers. "We have been...
    A lakeside city in Idaho where the median sales price for a home rose by 47 per cent to $476,000 over the last year has been ranked No. 1 on a new emerging housing market index.   The Idaho city of Coeur d’Alene sits on the shores of the 30-mile Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d’Alene is known for its vibrant downtown and...
    The coronavirus pandemic that kept people locked in their homes for months turns out to have inspired a new wave of domestic migration as cities across the country offer incentives to remote workers ranging from cash to free recreational opportunities. Bill Oesterle, co-founder and former CEO of Angie’s List and the co-founder of MakeMyMove, wrote about how his company connects remote...
    Recent survey work indicates many more workers expect to retain control over work location after Covid, but C-suites are anxious to bring more employees back to offices.EschCollection | Stone | Getty Images As Americans are vaccinated in increasing numbers — now over half of adults have received at least one dose — organizations are getting serious about what a return...
    Getty Images Like it or not, more employees are going back to work. With roughly 130 million Americans now having received at least one vaccine shot as of Sunday — about half of U.S. adults — the forced Covid-19 work-from-home experiment is coming nearer to an end. What results on the other side of it, though — a return to...
    (CNN)During the pandemic, cities such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Natchez, Mississippi, have offered remote workers cash to relocate there, while exotic destinations like Aruba have promoted their islands for stay-at-home jobs.Now, West Virginia wants to pay remote workers $12,000 to move to its country roads.On April 12, Gov. Jim Justice announced a program, Ascend WV, that "will allow adventurers to...
    The grand revolution known as working from home in sweats with pets on your lap could be one of the pandemic era’s lasting employment legacies. I might be old and jaded, but when I hear whispers of a workplace “revolution,” my antennae of skepticism tend to pop up. Now, desperation is often fuel for the best inspiration, but I’ll argue...
    Photo by Jan Baborák on UnsplashThe following is an editorial from the Mankato Free Press. For many employees, punching a clock would be like revisiting history. Our smartphones, our laptops, our Fitbits report our work time all the time. And we can take those with us whenever and wherever we go to get our jobs done. Employers not already using...
    Looking to move away from the hustle and bustle of the big city? You can now take country roads, and a paycheck, to get home to West Virginia.  West Virginia this week launched a new initiative offering remote and self-employed workers $12,000 and a year-long pass for free outdoor activities — and all you have to do is relocate to...
    West Virginia is offering remote workers $12,000 to move to the state. At a time when working from home has become a new normal for people during the coronavirus pandemic, an initiative called Ascend West Virginia has begun taking applications for the initiative that will start in the cities of Morgantown, Lewisburg, and Sheperdstown. So far, according to West...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Millions of people have spent the past year working at home, and face-to-face meetings are now done on the camera. But new technology is changing how we interact online and turning the virtual world into a hands-on experience. Virtual meetings can look a whole lot different with the Microsoft HoloLens 2. READ MORE: Broward Schools Planning 100...
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is joining the growing list of places recruiting remote workers — with a thrill-seeking twist. A public-private program launched Monday will try to lure outdoor enthusiasts to live in the rural state with enticements of cash and free passes for recreational destinations. The goal is to leverage one of West Virginia’s most appealing assets,...