Amazon uses an app called Mentor to track and discipline delivery drivers
But the company has for years been using software to monitor and track delivery drivers' behavior on the road. Amazon requires contracted delivery drivers to download and continuously run a smartphone app, called "Mentor," that monitors their driving behavior while they're on the job. Amazon drivers are required to log in to the Mentor app at the start of their shift each day. Amazon drivers are required to log into the Mentor app at the start of their shift each day. At other DSPs across the U.S., delivery drivers said they experienced issues with the Mentor app.cnbc.com
Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan launches Spring 2021 season
(Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan)Girls on the Run Spring 2021 programming will practice enhanced safety measures due to the pandemic. ANN ARBOR – Registration will be opening soon for Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan’s spring season. This will be the organization’s 19th spring season, and its purpose goes far beyond running. Virtual programming will be available for the Spring 2021 season. (Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan)The program begins the week of March 22 and lasts eight weeks.
New mentorship program in Detroit aims to break poverty cycle
DETROIT – A new program in Detroit aims to end generational poverty by pairing children who have had adverse experiences with a paid, professional mentor for 12 years. It’s a unique idea that has proven successful in other cities -- and now, Friends of the Children is starting a Detroit chapter. Friends of the Children’s goal is to give children a consistent and caring adult in their life. The nonprofit pairs children who face several systemic obstacles with a professional mentor, called a Friend. More information on Friends of the Children Detroit can be found on its official website or its official Facebook page here.
Detroit brothers address racism, inspire positive change through mentoring youth
We believe that as you mature -- in your lifestyle, as a person -- your wardrobe should match that, Dekoven Humes said. The Humes brothers recognize in some situations, though, no matter what you wear, those who harbor hatred still wont respect you. The brothers are encouraging people of all races to consider how they can also create positive change and address the nations inherited issue of racism. What are we going to do to make the change on something that we all inherited? said Dekoven Humes. The Humes Brothers said its important to have those tough conversations, not with just your friends and family members, but with your coworkers.
Internships go digital during pandemic
Internships are going digital. At the beginning of the pandemic a Metro Detroit company pivoted and will offer students a virtual intern experience this summer. You know, right now the world is in flux. But personally, I have found that like, its harder than that, like it takes time to find somebody thats right for you. And thats really going to make an impact on you, said 20-year-old MSU student, Livvy Wiegel.
Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372 million sold in Ohio
A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372 million was sold at a Giant Eagle supermarket in Mentor, a suburb of Cleveland. It's the 20th Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Ohio since the Ohio Lottery began selling Mega Millions in 2002. The ticket holder used the auto lotto feature to purchase the winning ticket. The Ohio Lottery last hit the Mega Millions jackpot May 4, 2018. That ticket, worth $142 million, was sold in Moraine.cnbc.com