first strike at Amazon in the UK

Hundreds of Amazon workers walk out on Wednesday at an American giant warehouse in Coventry, central England, to demand better wages, a first for the company in the United Kingdom. “Hundreds of Amazon workers go on strike today in Coventry, more than 98% of them support the social movement“, tweeted the GMB union, with a … Read more

Amazon fined 90,000 euros per day for “unbalanced” clauses

The DGCCRF also ordered the platform to comply with the European regulation “promoting fairness and transparency for companies using online intermediation services”. Amazon is penalized with a fine of 90,000 euros per day for not having complied with an injunction from the repression of Fraud concerning the presence of clauses “unbalancedin its contracts with traders … Read more

Iran asks for assurances to accept the final text

Iran is ready to accept the final text drawn up in Vienna to save the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement on the condition that it is accompanied by a number of assurances, the official Irna news agency reported on Friday (August 12th). . This declaration comes at a time when the major powers are awaiting a … Read more

Health Insurance calls for a call for tenders for the Health Data Hub

The Health Data Hub, a megafile of French health data, must be the subject of a “call for tenders with the establishment of an independent commissionto choose its new host to replace Microsoft, said the Board of Directors of Health Insurance in a notice published Thursday. “Deprecatedby the controversy, the Health Data Hub needs to … Read more

record first-half profitability in non-life insurance

Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance reported record profitability in its non-life insurance business in the first half of the year on Thursday, driven by business insurance contracts and agricultural crop coverage. Read alsoZurich Insurance sells life insurance business in Germany Its combined ratio, the reference indicator for assessing the profitability of insurers, stood at 91.9%, the … Read more

A computer failure paralyzes the Health Insurance site

Users have the option of logging into their account but they are blocked when validating their work stoppage. The Health Insurance site has been accumulating computer problems since last night. According to the DownDetector site, the first reports began around 5 p.m. Wednesday and peaked at 10 a.m. on Thursday. For users, unable to log … Read more

the objective bonus of liberal doctors stable after the Covid

Health Insurance will pay around 277 million euros to some 72,000 liberal doctors under their public health objectives for 2021, figures that are generally stable after a previous exercise.very atypicalwhose poor results had been neutralized. Read alsoHealth Insurance will remove 300,000 false health passes within two weeks It was difficult to do worse than in … Read more

Amazon buys vacuum cleaner maker Roomba for $1.7 billion

Amazon announced Friday that it has reached an agreement to acquire iRobot, which markets Roomba robot vacuums, for $1.7 billion. The manufacturer’s stock, listed on the Nasdaq, climbed nearly 20% in electronic trading before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange, after being briefly interrupted. It ended Thursday at $49.99. The e-commerce giant plans … Read more

Life insurance still attracts despite a drop in the value of certain investments

Life insurance in France continued to attract billions of euros in savings in the first half, but saw its outstandings eroded by the fall in value of certain riskier investments, and could now suffer from more marked competition from the Livret A. This savings product “records an excellent first half of the year“, greeted during … Read more

CNP Assurances buys Swiss Life’s share in their assistance subsidiary

The public insurer CNP Assurances announced on Tuesday the acquisition of the minority stake (34%) of Swiss Life in their joint subsidiary of personal and property assistance Filassistance International, in accordance with the provisions of their partners’ agreement dating from 2012. . CNP Assurances currently owns 66% of Assuristance, the controlling holding company for this … Read more