During the pandemic, Uber in the UK has partnered with companies that are currently offering work opportunities, such as Adecco, Hermes or Yodel, to show vacancies in other jobs. Uber drivers can visit the new section “Work Hub” in their Driver App.
The initiative named “Jeaileproducteurlocal” (meaning “I have a local productor”) emerged due to the sanitary restrictions imposed by the French government on the distribution of agricultural products during the pandemic.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment held two unemployment virtual town halls in English and Spanish on May 4 aiming to provide information on the unemployment insurance program. Over 36 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in only two months in the United States, starting in mid March.
It was developed by the Institute for Social Transformation, a Ugandan charity, and it helps avoid crowds in markets. People can sell goods while at home, which are delivered to customers with motorcycle taxis. UN Women supported the app, since it enables female vendors to increase sales and e-commerce.
It is called Share Force One and it will help in temporary workforce exchange during the pandemic. It is a tool for companies in need of workforce and vice versa. Share Force One matches the employer and the renter and will contact them. The idea was born in a hackathon…
The lockdown has forced butchers and small grocery stores to reinvent themselves to serve orders from customers who previously purchased directly from the store. In Madrid, the orders at Mercado 47, a platform launched in 2016 by the city council to buy online directly from the greengrocer or fishmonger, have…
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