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Amazon’s homeless shelter faces Seattle crisis, criticism – KTIV

SEATTLE (AP) — A homeless shelter built on Amazon’s perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed. Believed to be the first homeless s…

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SEATTLE (AP) A homeless shelter built on Amazons perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed. Believed to be the first homeless shelter built inside a corporate office building, Amazons partnership housing a local nonprofit could be seen as the companys answer to criticism that it hasnt given back enough to the city. But the Marys Place family homeless shelter also serves as a stark display of have-and-have-nots. Some blame Amazons explosive growth for making living in Seattle too costly.

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UK employment sees largest quarterly fall in a decade – CNBC

The decrease in employment in the U.K. between April and June was the largest quarterly fall since 2009, according to official data.

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Employment in the U.K. has seen its largest quarterly fall in over a decade, according to official data published Tuesday.
The Office for National Statistics said estimates show 32.92 million people were in employment between April and June, 113,000 more than a year before, but 220,000 fewer than the previous quarter.
This decrease in employment, which affected both men and women, was the largest quarterly fall since May to July 2009.
Data for July showed that the number of employees on payro…

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Why 30,000 Aussies are obsessed with this UK money app – Yahoo Finance Australia

The ‘financial superapp’, which already has more than 12 million customers, has launched in Australia.

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Popular UK-based budgeting and personal finances app Revolut has officially launched in Australia.
Revolut, which touts itself as a financial superapp and one app for all things money, launched in 2015 and offers money transfer and exchange services, as well as budgeting services that let you view your cash flow.
The app has amassed a global following, with more than 12 million customers across 35 countries.
Revolut has been available in testing mode in Australia since mid-2015 for a limited …

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Hungry Jack’s closes Ballarat CBD, Wendouree stores after staff member tests positive to COVID-19 – ABC News

Fast food giant Hungry Jack’s closes two stores in the regional Victorian city after a staff member tests positive.

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Fast food giant Hungry Jack’s has closed two stores in the regional Victorian city Ballarat and workers have gone into quarantine after a staff member tested positive to COVID-19.
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  • Staff member at Hungry Jack’s in Ballarat tests positive to COVID-19
  • Two stores have closed as a result in Ballarat
  • Union says the fast food chain needs to provide more information

In a statement, the retailer said it had temporarily closed its Ballarat CBD and Wendoure…

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