• Verizon's betting big on Yahoo Finance, but the site's built on a cohort of 'permalancers' that former employees say is demoralizing and bad for business

    20 days ago - By Business Insider

    Yahoo Finance employs "permalancers," contract workers with job responsibilities and hours indistinguishable from full-time staff.
    These are employees who write for the website, anchor news programs, and produce the daily financial news programs.
    Former employees who spoke with Business Insider said the labor practices were frustrating and demoralizing.
    These employment practices are uncommon in newsrooms and could be bad for business.
    Verizon is betting big on Yahoo Finance.
    The telecom behemoth is investing in the digital media property, hiring big-name talent away from its...
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