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The book industry isn't dead. That's just an excuse to keep salaries low

Poor working conditions for book editors are ingrained. It’s time for that to change – no matter how much we love our jobsBook editors love their jobs, perhaps more than the average worker. We work diligently with motivated and inspiring peers on projects we are proud of. You may not realise... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newspaper investigation reveals 'intolerable' working conditions at Amazon warehouse

"Exhausted" staff at Amazon are being taken away in ambulances and falling asleep on their feet due to intense pressure to meet warehouse targets, an investigation by the Mirror has claimed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Decroix to leave La Martinière

French publisher La Martinière has bowed to staff demands to part with its children and young adult books chief Béatrice Decroix, a week after more than 100 staff walked out in protest over working conditions in the division. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff walk out of major French publishing house over working conditions

More than 100 staff of the La Martinière group walked out for an hour in protest over working conditions in the children and young adults book division, according to the French trade publication Livres Hebdo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nasty Gal Lays Off 10% of Staff

Nasty Gal, an online retailer for young women, reportedly slashed up to 10 percent of its workforce in recent weeks. The company released 20 employees from its public relations and technology departments, with plans to outsource that work, reports Women's Wear Daily. Fashion entrepreneur Sophia... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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