Amazon Is Big … Really, Really Big; Workforce Hits 500k

NEW YORK — Need more proof that Amazon is big? It came this week. Amazon's U.S. workforce has topped 500,000 for the first time, up 43% from the year before and more than triple what it was five years ago, the company said Friday. It gained 150,000 workers ...

McDonald’s Agrees to $26M Settlement with California Workers

LOS ANGELES — McDonald’s has agreed to a $26 million settlement of a long-running class-action lawsuit over wages and work conditions at corporate-run locations in California, the parties said Monday. The agreement, which estimates the settlement covers abo...