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Louise Matsakis

Louise Matsakis was a contract reporter for NBC News.

Louise Matsakis was a contract reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Louise Matsakis

638d ago

How Starbucks uses dubious 'connection scores' to evaluate its workforce

Customers complete a survey by Starbucks and rate employees on connection, but how are workers being effective by these ratings

Privacy groups warn about data-tracking if Roe is overturned

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, privacy groups warn online privacy could be at risk and data tracking could target people who are pregnant or seeking an abortion.
663d ago

Amazon workers vote against unionizing a second Staten Island warehouse

Amazon workers voted against unionizing at a Staten Island warehouse after a landmark union election victory at a different Staten Island facility last month.
666d ago

Elon Musk’s business ties to China draw scrutiny after Twitter purchase

After Elon Musk announced he would buy Twitter, questions are arising surrounding his business interests in China and what it will mean for the social media platform.
670d ago

Can Amazon stop a union?

The Amazon Labor Union in Staten Island, New York is encountering its next obstacle after its landmark election: Amazon lawyers building a case against it.
686d ago

Crypto isn’t just for bros: Meet the mothers entering the market

Cryptocurrencies and NFTs are spaces mostly occupied by young American men, but a growing number of mothers are investing and getting into the industry.
693d ago

Border Patrol's use of Amazon's Wickr messaging app draws scrutiny

In October, Laurence Brewer, the chief records officer of the National Archives and Records Administration, told officials at U.S.
694d ago

Workers on Staten Island vote to form Amazon's first union in the U.S.

For the first time in Amazon’s 27-year history, a group of U.S.-based workers have voted to unionize.
699d ago

Some Starbucks workers forgo paychecks to access IVF treatments

Leah Russell felt a surge of hope when she spotted Starbucks on a list of employers that offer fertility benefits in the summer of 2019.
704d ago

South African court halts construction on Amazon’s Africa headquarters

Amazon’s global expansion plans hit a roadblock when a judge in Cape Town, South Africa, ordered construction to stop on the company’s new regional headquarters.
705d ago

TikTok shopping takes off in livestreams: Lucky crystals for $9.99

TikTok livestreams are taking off as a shopping platform, with users selling crystals, shoes, keychains, stuffed animals and more in online streams on the app.