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Nike says it is changing its contracts to protect athletes through their pregnancies. The retailer is adding written terms to new contracts, to reinforce its policy. This comes days after Nike was criticized for cutting the pay of some female star athletes, who had children. Runner Alysia Montano wrote an op-ed saying the sneaker giant told her it would stop paying her while she was pregnant. Nike says it wants to make it clear that it supports women as they decide how to be both great mothers and great athletes.
Delta is testing free in-flight Wi-Fi. The two-week test includes 55 domestic flights per day, and industry experts expect the airline to continue down the full-time free Wi-Fi path. This could ramp up the pressure for other airlines to follow suit. Back in 2016, JetBlue became the first U.S. carrier to offer free Wi-Fi on all of its planes. Inmarsat’s latest study found that over half of all passengers consider in-flight WiFi to be a crucial amenity.
The commencement speaker at Morehouse College in Atlanta has promised to pay off the student loans of the entire class of 2019. Robert F. Smith's gift amounts to about $40 million. The billionaire investor saying he knows the class will make sure to pay it forward.