Companies hiring for the holidays
Despite filing for bankruptcy Toys “R” Us plans to hire extra help for the holidays. Macy’s will increase the number of temporary workers but overall hiring for Macy’s will fall 4% from last year. Target will increase holiday hiring by 40%.
Georgia Tech student group issues demands in wake of shooting
A group of Georgia Tech students unveiled a list of demands after this past Saturday fatal shooting of a student by a campus police officer. The list from the Georgia Tech Progressive Students Alliance includes, immediate training for officers on the use of non-lethal alternatives to guns, the increase in funding for mental health services for students and better services for LGBTQ students.