Reading’s Fara Williams reveals she has been diagnosed with kidney condition

England’s most-capped player Fara Williams has revealed she was diagnosed with a kidney condition last year. In a message posted on Instagram, the Reading midfielder spoke about her nephrotic syndrome diagnosis and the subsequent challenges she has faced. Williams said that after having thigh surgery in March last year and then noticing swelling in her […]

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Go read this article about how Prop 22 may have opened the gates for the gig economy

Last November, California passed Proposition 22, which made it so that companies like Uber and Lyft could classify their workers as contractors instead of employees, avoiding the obligation to give them benefits. Bloomberg has written a great report about how this type of change — replacing regular employees with contractors — could be coming to […]

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Occidental, Pioneer Natural push back quarterly earnings on winter storm hit

Oil and gas producers Occidental Petroleum and Pioneer Natural Resources have pushed back their fourth-quarter earnings announcements, citing impacts from the harsh winter weather occurring across Texas. Occidental said it would announce fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 financial results after market close on Feb. 22, instead of Feb. 16. Pioneer is now expected to report fourth-quarter […]

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