REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 16:13

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees

Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees

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California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
2019-09-11, 22:13

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Technologies and Lyft, some of the brightest stars in Silicon Valley....
2019-09-11, 23:26

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musicians....
2019-09-11, 21:00

California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law just yet -- it has to go through the State Assembly and......
2019-09-11, 17:52

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) would l......
2019-09-12, 05:26

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read more......
2019-07-11, 02:52

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ridesharing across the country....
2019-09-12, 02:13

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
2019-07-11, 19:13

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
2019-06-03, 03:26

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.The bill, which pa...
2019-09-11, 12:13

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
2019-09-11, 15:52

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy workers in companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash ar...
2019-09-11, 22:39

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded for its potential to transform the way tech companies such as Uber and Lyft treat their drivers – b...
2019-09-12, 23:00

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will potentially revolutionize the ways gig economy gi...
2019-09-12, 03:39

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a union and calling on state governments to pass a ...
2019-08-28, 04:13

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Senate....
2019-07-16, 23:39

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Mast...
2019-06-18, 03:13

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-21, 20:13

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
2019-05-30, 21:52

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these policies include trading vacation days for studen...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Hong Kong Protests Force Companies to Choose: Their Employees or China Employers early on supported their workers’ desire to protest but have started to shift under pressure from Beijing. “Every company in Hong Kong is in a delicate situation.”...
2019-08-26, 03:13

In Hong Kong, Employees Hide Their Political Leanings as Beijing Forces Companies to Take Sides By day, Lucy is a flight attendant. Dressed in a neat uniform, she politely offers passengers meals and drinks while they cruise at 35,000 feet. Recently though, she’s been switching shifts to make sure that she’s in town to join the protests that have rocked Hong Kong for the last 15 we...
2019-09-16, 11:26

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep, subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition, and the chance to earn some college credit....
2019-09-08, 08:52

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha......
2019-07-03, 19:39

Two Apple employees among 34 dead in California boat fire Two Apple employees, one of whom was celebrating his daughter's 17th birthday, were among the victims of this weekend's Southern California scuba diving boat fire which killed 34 people, the company announced....
2019-09-05, 03:13

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the California Senate yesterday. “We continue to believe drivers are properly classified as independent, and because we’ll continue to be responsive to what the v...
2019-09-12, 11:00

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity....
2019-07-03, 15:26

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
2019-06-03, 01:26

Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as independent contractors....
2019-09-12, 12:13

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
2019-07-19, 03:00

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s business interests.” “The 206 businesses that join this b...
2019-07-03, 03:13

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
2019-07-16, 18:39

Gig Workers Win in California After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash. In a historic victory, workers for those companies and others like them are now likely to be considered employees, en...
2019-09-11, 08:26

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Bank of America, on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
2019-07-02, 19:52

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06, 22:00

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup. In an email to all company employees, CEO Dara K...
2019-08-01, 00:26

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues the DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’ reputations....
2019-07-25, 09:26

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber, Lyft and other “gig economy” companies to classify their workers as employees rather than contractors. The law, which is being vehemently opposed by b...
2019-09-12, 14:13

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
2019-07-23, 16:13

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-30, 19:13

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.        ...
2019-07-17, 19:52

47,000 grocery workers in California are closer to striking. Here's why Some 47,000 supermarket workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and other grocery chains in southern California are closer to starting the largest private-sector strike since 74,000 General Motors employees walked off the job in 2007....
2019-09-05, 20:39

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
2019-06-21, 03:01

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
2019-06-10, 21:13

US briefing: asylum ruling, Bolton row and California gig workers Thursday’s top story: supreme court allows block on Central American asylum seekers. Plus, the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandalSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-09-12, 13:00

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on new contracts that they say improve wages and benefits....
2019-09-13, 09:39

California Governor Still in Talks With Uber, Lyft Over Gig Workers Law California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he still hopes to reach a deal with ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft over the status of their drivers under landmark employment legislation headed toward passage this week in the state legislature....
2019-09-11, 19:26

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view       ...
2019-09-13, 03:26

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they change jobs and allows part-time wo...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of models in their ads....
2019-06-05, 08:39

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
2019-05-23, 02:13

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
2019-05-21, 14:52

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks to endorse a push by the Centre Alliance to legislate an economy-wide power to break up big companies when the Morrison government’s controversial “big...
2019-06-10, 21:26

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recently launched probe into monopoly concerns among big tech companies some serious teeth if any violations come to light. Read more......
2019-08-04, 04:00

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future....
2019-08-04, 17:26

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a buzzer so she could be on call around the clock. As...
2019-07-15, 18:26

Steve Jobs 'Cast Spells' to Motivate Workers, Says Bill Gates Late Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple was a master at "casting spells" to keep employees motivated and working long hours, according to Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates....
2019-07-08, 09:52

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design firm called LoveFrom....
2019-07-08, 18:26

Holiday hiring: Target, UPS and Kohl's are some of the companies hiring seasonal workers It's the season for holiday hiring. As retailers prepare for the busy holiday shopping season, they are announcing seasonal job opportunities.       ...
2019-09-11, 02:26

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
2019-05-21, 15:13

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Tech industry slams GOP senator's bill that would hold companies liable for user-posted content Tech trade organizations on Wednesday lashed back at a newly proposed bill by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would fundamentally alter the business models of tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube....
2019-06-19, 20:00

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
2019-06-02, 20:52

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy waves. One body of water in Winnetka, Calif., splas...
2019-07-05, 03:01

Andrew Cuomo joins forces with ex-wife Kerry Kennedy to enact farm workers bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy greeted each other with warm kisses Wednesday as they joined forces to hail a new law to aid farm workers. Kennedy gave Cuomo a smooch on the cheek before her ex-husband signed into law the Farm Workers Bill – which provides workers with collective b...
2019-07-17, 20:26

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for the year....
2019-09-07, 13:26

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
2019-06-28, 10:39

Partially electric airplane makes California test flight CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A California company has conducted a test flight of a hybrid-electric airplane capable of carrying six people. A pilot and flight engineer flew Ampaire Inc.’s modified Cessna 337 Skymaster over Camarillo Airport on Thursday. The aircraft normally has two combustion eng...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Mick Jagger makes fun of Bill de Blasio over tardiness at show Even rock superstars know time is not on Hizzoner’s side. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger poked fun at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s notorious tardiness at MetLife stadium Monday night — joking that he missed all but one song of their hit-packed show. “Oh, look — Mayor de Blasio’...
2019-08-06, 20:13

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
2019-06-27, 20:52

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly committee has advanced a bill to tighten the state’s rules on vaccination exemptions. But there remains disagreement about the measure among Assem...
2019-06-21, 03:26

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
2019-07-13, 00:01

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
2019-09-12, 08:26

Public To Weigh In On Revised California Vaccine Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. The As...
2019-06-20, 14:00

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-11, 08:00

Bill de Blasio makes fliers wait on tarmac so he can rush to ‘The View’ Mayor Bill de Blasio made Delta passengers wait in their seats on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport for 10 minutes Thursday after flying back from his less-than-stellar performance in the Detroit debate — so that he and his security detail could deplane first. But it wasn’t a pressing matter rel...
2019-08-01, 22:52

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11, 09:52

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
2019-07-13, 00:13

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to keep fighting the changes, possibly by bankrolling a...
2019-09-12, 12:39

What California bill means for NCAA image and likeness debate The California state assembly voted in favor of a bill that could help NCAA athletes earn money off names, images or likenesses. Here's what happens next....
2019-09-11, 13:26

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-10, 03:13

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governing body, the NCAA, that could jeopardize the athlet...
2019-09-10, 21:13

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vaccinating kids. ...
2019-06-13, 16:39

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber engage with workers.Assembly Bill 5 would change the...
2019-08-30, 12:00

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and Uber – engage with workers has passed a major hurdle in the California legislature.Assembly Bill 5 wo...
2019-08-31, 03:13

Maze Will Stop Featuring Frankie Beverly Before Harriet Tubman Makes It Onto the $20 Bill Let’s be clear about this: President Donald Trump, the white nationalist president who appeals to racist Midwesterners and Southerners by leaning into his racist charm, never wanted a black woman on American currency....
2019-05-23, 20:39

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
2019-05-30, 04:52

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the bill’s language watered down the legislation....
2019-05-30, 06:52

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-30, 02:13

Will a California bill give players a slice of college sports' $14bn pie? California’s governor is on the verge of signing the Fair Pay to Play Act, which promises to end the exploitation of student-athletes by the multibillion-dollar college sports industryThis week LeBron James, Bernie Sanders and countless other heavy hitters lent their support to a monumental bill in ...
2019-09-15, 12:39

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of passing the nation’s strictest law governing when police can use deadly force....
2019-05-25, 08:39

UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11, 11:52

California bill may fill data gaps in the criminal justice system Inconsistent data isn't just a headache in the criminal justice system -- it could make the difference between someone going free or serving time. California might do something about that soon, though. The state legislature has passed a bill, AB-13......
2019-09-17, 07:13

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
2019-08-31, 05:26

Bill Clinton makes the case for reinstating an assault weapons ban a day after Trump dismisses the idea In an essay published by Time magazine, the former president argued that a ban similar to one passed while he was in office would reduce the number of mass shooting deaths....
2019-08-08, 17:00

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
2019-07-13, 11:52

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requests assistance during an arrest....
2019-09-04, 15:26

California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” to students seeking to terminate their pregnancy at up to 10 weeks, according to reports. ...
2019-09-15, 23:39

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisive vote in May....
2019-09-10, 09:26

Opinion: Does California bill signal it's time to blow up NCAA model? As California finalizes a bill allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, you can be sure the NCAA will continue to fight.       ...
2019-09-11, 12:13

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unconstitutional" and would upend the balance of college sports....
2019-09-12, 08:26

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
2019-05-24, 05:26

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. ...
2019-07-02, 21:13

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
2019-05-21, 17:00

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
2019-09-10, 16:26

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom voiced his support of the bill, meaning he wo...
2019-09-06, 17:13

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness.       ...
2019-09-05, 01:13

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
2019-09-11, 23:26

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
2019-06-12, 23:13

Walmart employees call for walkout over gun sales Employees troubled by Walmart’s decision to continue to sell firearms, even after a mass shooting in one of it In the wake of the weekend’s deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, a pair of Walmart employees are joining a number of gun control advocates, questioning the retail chain’s sale of guns and ammunition and encouraging other employees to join in their protest. Thomas Marshall, 23, a Wa...
2019-08-08, 02:13

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
2019-05-29, 15:39

NCAA sends California governor letter calling name, likeness bill 'unconstitutional' The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom that calls a bill giving student-athletes more power "unconstitutional."       ...
2019-09-11, 19:52

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Treat The Knicks Like What They Are Kevin Durant could have chosen better than to make Brooklyn the new center of the universe. For example, he could have joined Kawhi Leonard in Toronto and taken on the entire National Hockey League at its very core by making basketball Canada’s new national pastime. I mean, it’s one thing to kick th...
2019-07-01, 19:13

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's? Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease....
2019-08-14, 05:52

Can PRP treat hair loss? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here....
2019-09-11, 04:00

How to treat razor bumps Razor bumps can develop when a person shaves and the hair gets trapped beneath the skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of razor bumps and prevent future ones from forming....
2019-06-15, 00:52

Treat Your Salary Like It's Temporary If you’ve finally gotten that job (or that raise), it can be easy to assume that you don’t have to worry about money anymore. You’ve got that steady paycheck, after all....
2019-07-08, 21:26

What causes hard stool and how to treat it Hard stool, which is often difficult or painful to pass, is a common symptom of constipation. Causes include diet, medications, and certain medical conditions. Learn more about the causes and treatment of hard stool here....
2019-09-01, 02:52

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
2019-08-12, 20:39

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
2019-07-24, 16:52

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
2019-07-10, 19:13

The No. 1 reason you can’t find time to ‘treat yo self’ Self-care appears to be a real double-edged sword. While many wish for more, new research found that 62 percent of Americans feel guilty for taking time for themselves. A new study of 2,000 people examined self-care habits and its preventers and found that four in five people wish they had more time...
2019-07-24, 01:13

How to identify and treat infected blisters If a blister breaks open, germs can enter the wound and cause an infection. In this article, we look at how to identify and treat an infected blister and provide tips for speeding the healing process....
2019-07-24, 03:13

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Bridge of nose pain: Causes and how to treat it There are many possible causes of pain in the bridge of the nose. Most commonly, the pain is due to an injury or sinusitis. Learn about these and other causes as well as possible treatments here....
2019-05-21, 20:00

How to treat tonsillitis symptoms at home Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection that causes swelling and pain in and around the tonsils. Learn about a variety of home remedies for tonsillitis in this article....
2019-08-07, 04:39

Can turmeric help treat rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints. A growing body of scientific research suggests that turmeric and one of its main compounds, curcumin, may help alleviate symptoms of RA. Learn more here....
2019-06-20, 01:01

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that it can cure cancer directly, it may have some use as a complementary treatment. Learn more here....
2019-06-29, 12:52

Can cannabis treat anxiety? It's complicated Marijuana companies and users proclaim the drug’s utility as a treatment but hard evidence is more difficult to come byMany cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anxiety treatment. The position invites skepticism: marijuana companies have a financial interest in pr...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Former US ambassador to Denmark: 'This is not the way you treat an ally' The former US ambassador to Denmark lambasted President Donald Trump Wednesday for his decision to cancel a trip to the country after its leader declined to discuss Trump's interest in purchasing Greenland during the visit, saying the move is "not the way you treat an ally."...
2019-08-21, 19:26

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there is no scientific evidence to support this. Learn ...
2019-07-03, 05:26

How to treat and prevent bumps after waxing Many people develop bumps on the skin after waxing. In this article, we look at how to prevent and treat bumps after waxing, as well as why they develop....
2019-08-29, 08:00

How to diagnose and treat bruised ribs Bruising is not always a symptom of a broken or fractured rib bone. In this article, we provide pictures and advice about how to diagnose and treat bruised ribs....
2019-08-01, 05:00

Can minocycline help treat rheumatoid arthritis? Minocycline is an antibiotic that can reduce inflammation. Minocycline can relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but newer treatments are more common options. Learn about minocycline and other treatments for RA here....
2019-07-11, 07:52

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
2019-05-21, 14:32

How to identify and treat a herpes skin rash Herpes skin rash outbreaks usually affect the mouth or genitals but can appear anywhere on the body. Learn about identifying and treating herpes skin rashes here....
2019-08-30, 03:26

How to treat acne on black skin naturally Acne is a common skin problem that may be more prevalent in people with black skin. While medical treatments can be effective, they can also cause side effects. Learn about a variety of treatments for acne in black skin here....
2019-07-06, 04:26

Can apple cider vinegar treat gout? Although there is little scientific evidence that apple cider vinegar can directly affect gout symptoms, it may reduce many of the risk factors for the condition. Learn more about apple cider vinegar for gout here....
2019-06-12, 06:52

Treat your teeth right with this high-end electric toothbrush kit Plaque is your teeth’s worst enemy. And let’s face it, you probably don’t put up the defense you should to protect it. Your $2 toothbrush might’ve been a good deal, but it’s definitely not helping when it comes to matters of the mouth. But there’s good news: you can pick up this AquaSonic Black Seri...
2019-09-02, 17:26

Fitness tips: how to treat muscle pain Applying heat and a little light resistance work will soothe your aching muscles• Fit in my 40s: I can’t sleep through a sports massageAn old-fashioned hot compress It’s easy to forget about simple home remedies. Applying heat to the area is an effective way to combat muscle pain. Whether this is a ...
2019-08-17, 10:13

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study on the matter published in Frontiers in Neuroscienc...
2019-06-14, 04:26

11 ways to treat back pain without surgery Doctors often find chronic back pain challenging to treat, but there are many nonsurgical options that people can try. We discuss 11 methods here, including chiropractic care, acupuncture, and exercises....
2019-06-29, 12:52

You can now buy a brain stimulation headset to treat your depression Could a headset and smartphone app really treat depression? That’s the claim made by Flow for its medically-approved brain stimulation headset, a device that nudges your neurons with a gentle electric current, and one you can buy and use in your own home. Flow is a medical technology company ...
2019-08-17, 12:13

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Brazil like "a colony or no man's land," calling it an attack on the country's sovereignty....
2019-08-27, 03:52

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researchers at NYU School of Medicine are touting a de-stressor app they say may help manage the pain. The....
2019-06-06, 01:39

This Is The Right Way To Treat A Kyrie Irving Celtics Jersey Here’s a new twist on a classic, courtesy of reader Henry. That’s what you get for willingly going to the NBA team with the dullest uniform, Kyrie!...
2019-07-05, 00:00

Police need to step up and treat fraud seriously, says top law enforcer Fraud has been a "Cinderella crime" for too long and must be taken far more seriously by police to stop criminals plundering the wealth of law-abiding citizens, one of the country's top law enforcers said today....
2019-09-03, 19:00

How to Treat Yourself With Birthday Freebies All Year Long Every retail and fast-food chain under the sun seems to have a loyalty program these days, and one of the perks the good ones offer is a freebie or discount for your birthday. These programs rarely verify your birth date....
2019-08-16, 12:26

Blocking key protein could treat chronic pain New research in mice sheds light on the development of chronic pain, and neuropathic pain, in particular, paving the way for more effective treatments....
2019-08-27, 04:13

Treat Your Skin to Tatcha's 15% Off Sitewide Sale Japanese skincare brand Tatcha uses gentle, simple ingredients to achieve especially glowy results — but that luxe-looking glow doesn’t come without an equally luxe price tag. Today, though, Tatcha is taking 15% off their entire site with promo code SUMMER19, so it’s time to stock up....
2019-06-03, 16:52

Can a massage technique help treat acid reflux? Using a massage technique called myofascial release, researchers reduced the severity and frequency of acid reflux in a small group of people with GERD....
2019-05-28, 18:13

Could this newly discovered protein help treat Parkinson's? Researchers have identified a protein that could reduce toxic aggregations in the brain. Their finding could lead to new therapies for Parkinson's disease....
2019-07-03, 20:13

How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about how to treat and prevent razor burn in the pubic ar...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Bundesliga: New measures to treat head injuries and concussion As football gets quicker and more physical, the danger of serious head injury increases. This season, new neuropsychological screenings will be mandatory for all Bundesliga players. But is it enough?...
2019-08-08, 22:13

US would be 'stupid' to treat China as an enemy, senior diplomat says A senior Chinese diplomat told an international forum in Beijing Monday there could be "disastrous" consequences if the US treats China as an "enemy."...
2019-07-09, 12:13

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not to deport them....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Apple will soon treat online web tracking the same as a security vulnerability Apple is taking a hard stance on online privacy with a new anti-tracking policy in Safari. The iPhone maker has published a “WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy” that goes into specifics about the types of anti-tracking methods it has developed, the practices it believes are harmful to users, and the ...
2019-08-16, 13:13

U.S. government staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
2019-07-03, 08:52

Sweden should treat A$AP Rocky ‘with respect’: US State Department The US State Department has weighed in on the treatment of A$AP Rocky by Swedish authorities after the rapper was arrested in Stockholm for an alleged attack that took place late last month, a report said....
2019-07-15, 16:39

Brexit is a war between reason and faith, so we’ll treat it as one | Lucy Mangan The footbridge between the fact-storing bit of my brain and its anxiety centres has collapsed. King Arthur – save us!As the Brexit, climate crisis, Trump (of the American and British varieties) hits just keep coming, my friends and I find ourselves turning increasingly to an unexpected form of self-...
2019-08-09, 17:52

To Treat 11-Month-Old's Fracture, Doctors First Had To Plaster Her Doll In Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital, Zikra Malik lies on a bed with her doll. The 11-month-old has her legs attached to a traction rod - and so does her doll, named Pari....
2019-08-30, 16:52

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored and perhaps even ridiculed – right up until the po...
2019-07-07, 00:26

| How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned....
2019-05-22, 19:13

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
2019-06-09, 11:52

These Ontario police officers are using ayahuasca to treat their PTSD Even though ayahuasca is illegal in Canada, police officers are seeking out the substance as a last resort to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder....
2019-05-24, 12:13

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
2019-08-14, 17:52

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
2019-08-13, 14:26

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
2019-07-31, 19:26

To fix the problem of deepfakes we must treat the cause, not the symptoms | Matt Beard Once technology is released, it’s like herding cats. Why do we continue to let the tech sector manage its own mess?We haven’t yet seen a clear frontrunner emerge as the Democratic candidate for the 2020 US election. But I’ve been interested in another race – the race to see which buzzword is going t...
2019-07-23, 10:52

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, according to a new U.S. study....
2019-08-23, 01:13

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
2019-05-26, 05:39

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medical professionals may forget how to treat patients w...
2019-06-08, 00:13

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I'm no...
2019-06-08, 00:13

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
2019-06-05, 17:39

Nora Quoirin: police in Malaysia treat case as possible abduction London schoolgirl found to be missing on Sunday morning while on holiday with familyThe disappearance in Malaysia of a 15-year-old London schoolgirl is now being treated by police as both an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said.Nora Quoirin, who has special needs, is the daughter ...
2019-08-05, 11:13

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democracy protests...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Watch: This Chilled Melon Soup Is The Ultimate Summer Treat You Need Right Now Think soup, and you instantly picture of a piping hot blend of veggies and herbs. But this melon soup recipe is chilled, rejuvenating and oh-so-delicious!...
2019-06-28, 03:52

007 film must treat Bond girls properly, says Waller-Bridge Fast cars, martinis and Bond girls are core parts of the formula for 007 films, but one of those elements is set for a change in the latest adventure....
2019-06-01, 12:13

Treat Mob Attacks, Dishonour Killing As Terror Activities: DMK Lawmaker Mob attacks and dishonour killings must be treated as terrorist activities, a DMK lawmaker demanded in Lok Sabha today, saying that the two suit the definition given to terrorism....
2019-08-02, 19:39

UPDATE 2-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
2019-07-03, 07:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
2019-07-03, 07:13

Psychotherapy should be first option to treat depression in young people, study says Psychotherapy should be the first treatment option for young people with depression, according to research published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right now, the LOCHAS Extra Thick Memory Foam Absorbent Bath Mat is 30% off your first order when you clip ...
2019-05-23, 01:26

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Treat him like he's a grandpa in a nursing home' Late-night hosts focused on the strange battle between the president, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on tDonald Trump’s snap press conference on Wednesday as well as the controversy over Democratic candidates appearing on Fox News. Continue reading......
2019-05-23, 19:52

RPT-U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
2019-07-03, 13:52

U.S. government staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted: email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
2019-07-03, 04:39

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
2019-06-20, 17:13

Gene editing tool could treat many diseases created by mutations The use of gene editing to eliminate diseases has numerous challenges, including the not-so-small problem of dealing with mutation-based conditions like Huntington's. Existing approaches that replace the gene could cause damage. Salk Institute scie......
2019-08-26, 22:00

Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? After Years of Research, the V.A. Still Doesn’t Know The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results....
2019-07-17, 11:26

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
2019-05-25, 03:13

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
2019-07-03, 04:39

Pakistanis Not Unhappy, Treat Indians As Relatives, Says Sharad Pawar Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that people are not unhappy in Pakistan as against a common belief in India and that he received a very warm welcome on his visit to the......
2019-09-15, 14:00

Key hospitals in Indian Kashmir treat more than 150 tear gas, pellet injuries At least 152 people have suffered injuries from tear gas and pellets in disputed Kashmir since Indian security forces this month launched a sweeping crackdown, data from the Himalayan region's two main hospitals shows....
2019-08-23, 08:26

Broadband and TV flash sale: there's a big treat in store with Sky's latest deals What's the first company you associate with broadband and TV deals? We'd bet that the name that comes to most people's minds immediately is Sky (and BT for the rest of you, right?). Well the good news is that if you're currently trying to grab an all-singing all-dancing internet ...
2019-06-19, 20:13

Psoriasis therapy may treat coronary inflammation that leads to heart attack Anti-inflammatory biologic medications that treat psoriasis may also help to reduce coronary inflammation, and prevent heart attacks in the long run....
2019-08-01, 01:13

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she called a...
2019-06-12, 21:39

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after a study showed strong efficacy and safety in children with thromboembolism....
2019-07-08, 15:00

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
2019-07-22, 16:13

Ganeshotsav: This Steamed Rice-Flour Dessert Patoli Is A Delightful Treat Patoli is not very different from that amazing Ela Ada, which is also prepared similarly, except banana leaves are used instead of turmeric leaves in the case of the latter....
2019-09-06, 17:39

Brazil's Bolsonaro recovering from surgery to treat year-old stab wound Vice President Hamilton Mourão will be Brazil's acting president through Thursday while President Jair Bolsonaro recovers from abdominal surgery resulting from his stabbing at a political rally last year, his spokesman said on Sunday....
2019-09-09, 06:26

UPDATE 1-Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
2019-05-24, 22:13

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 20: Phyllis Hyman, 'Be Careful (How You Treat My Love)' There’s almost no way I could do a series like this without at least one nod to my second-favorite singer of forever, Phyllis Hyman. Turns out, almost four years ago, before VSB became part of The Root and before we started writing full time, I wrote everything I was going to write today in a previo...
2019-06-20, 21:39

El Paso, Dayton, Chicago: Media doesn't treat all gun violence the same Shootings in El Paso, Dayton, Gilroy, Brownsville and Chicago revealed that the national news media does not report on gun violence uniformly.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Shilpa Shetty's 'Triple Treat Sunday Binge' Looks Like Dessert Heaven Shilpa Shetty revealed that she was bingeing on desserts after two weeks and of course, this weekend's Sunday binge was therefore, extra special for her....
2019-08-14, 00:13

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-11, 19:26

Drugs with biggest price hikes don't treat depression or diabetes — they're for erectile dysfunction The prescription drugs that have seen the most rapid rise in cost in the U.S. don't treat depression, cholesterol or even autoimmune diseases, a new study finds....
2019-05-31, 17:13

Robot ‘snakes’ could slither inside your brain to treat blood clots: study Robots may soon be taking over our brains — but not for the reason you think. Mechanical engineers have developed a snake-like robot to navigate narrow pathways in the body — particularly blood vessels in the brain. The scientists with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hope the inventi...
2019-08-30, 23:13

UPDATE 1-Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-11, 15:13

Alabama's Nick Saban invites Ray Rice to talk to team about 'how to treat the opposite sex' Alabama football coach Nick Saban invited former NFL running back Ray Rice, whose pro career ended after he was infamously caught on video punching his then-fiancée, to speak to the Crimson Tide last week about domestic violence and “how to treat the opposite sex.”...
2019-08-27, 19:13

New gene-editing technology could help treat Huntington's disease, premature aging, study says A new genetic editing tool could give hope to people who suffer from Huntington’s disease and progeria, which causes premature aging, a new study says....
2019-08-29, 08:26

A rodent-like pest destroying the Louisiana coast finds new enemy in dog treat business Nutria continue to cause damage to Louisiana wetlands and fewer are being killed each year. But a Louisiana business hopes to change that.        ...
2019-09-07, 19:52

Phoebe Waller-Bridge: new Bond film must 'treat women properly' – even if he doesn't The Fleabag and Killing Eve writer has expanded on her role polishing the script for the 25th 007 film – which is rumoured to concern genetic engineeringNews of the recruitment of Phoebe Waller-Bridge to polish the script of the 25th James Bond film was met with relief from fans fretful about the fi...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Celebs love the flattering Face Off pose that works a treat for Instagram snaps WANT to perfect your Instagram poses? If you're looking for a flattering pose you can use in front of the camera, try the Face Off move that celebs love....
2019-08-01, 20:13

Watching John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Daughter Negotiate for Candy Is the Sweetest Treat It's hard to say no to this precious face. Chrissy Teigen recently admitted her daughter Luna can be quite the "spitfire." But according to mom's latest Instagram posts,......
2019-06-03, 23:13

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper treat a man's cantaloupe-sized back hump, which she said was the messiest growth she's ever seen TLC Editor's note: This post contains graphic images of dermatological conditions and the procedures used to treat them. On this week's episode of "Dr. Pimple Popper," Dr. Sandra Lee treated a man named Paul Duke who had a hump growing on the back of his neck for about 10 years. Duke said he had a ...
2019-08-02, 17:39

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors, Gates has been celebrated by world leaders and cu...
2019-08-30, 11:13

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
2019-09-05, 10:26

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22, 15:39

IBM is laying off 1,700 employees IBM confirmed Friday that it is laying off 1,700 employees. The layoffs, which affect one half of 1 percent of IBM’s 340,000 strong workforce — were confirmed by the tech company to CNBC. “We are continuing to reposition our team to align with our focus on the high-value segments of the IT market, a...
2019-06-07, 19:13

IBM is laying off more than 1,000 employees IBM confirmed Thursday that it’s laying off a small percentage of employees. The cuts affect around 1,7000 of the company's 340,000 employees.        ...
2019-06-07, 05:26

Employees circumvent IT just to do their job Employees worldwide have begun to go rogue by using unauthorized software and applications on their work devices despite being aware of the potential business risks involved according to new research from Snow Software.The company's new study surveyed 3,00 professionals in the US, Europe and As...
2019-06-01, 01:01

How to Attract Generation Z as Employees Employers are planning to hire 10.7% more class of 2019 graduates than they did from the class of 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. With college hiring up, in order for employers to recruit these candidates as effectively as possible, it is essential that th...
2019-07-18, 17:26

84% of US employees have never heard of GDPR A survey of corporate employees by insider threat management company ObserveIT reveals a greater understanding of privacy laws in the UK than in the US....
2019-06-12, 15:13

Uber lays off 435 employees The company counts nearly 100 million customers to app, but is having hard time making money. This is the second round of layoffs this year for Uber.       ...
2019-09-11, 03:13

Employees of Big Tech are speaking out like never before SAN FRANCISCO — When Liz O’Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she found herself facing a moral dilemma. Clarifai was deve...
2019-08-27, 16:52

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
2019-05-21, 23:26

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees.  While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of microchips in a business environment is not only dehuma...
2019-08-18, 06:39

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
2019-07-18, 21:13

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
2019-06-12, 22:39

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this month as Chandler evaluates whether using the aut...
2019-07-08, 01:52

Government to Google: Let Employees Speak Out Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they are allowed to speak out on political and workplace issues, as part of a settlement of formal complaints that the search giant punishes those who do just that....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Top US bosses earn 278 times more than their employees Chief executives earned an average of $17.2m each last year and their pay grew more than 1000 % since 1978, survey findsChief executives at the US’s top companies took home $17.2m in pay last year – 278 times the salary of their average worker.Between 1978 and 2018, the average pay of the bosses of ...
2019-08-14, 15:39

This restaurant likes to tattoo its employees More than 30 of Nova Cafe’s current and former employees got tattoo of a bacon and eggs/skull and crossbone designIt’s not required that you get a tattoo with the restaurant’s logo if you want to work at the Nova Cafe in Bozeman, Montana. But that hasn’t stopped more than 30 of the cafe’s current an...
2019-08-01, 14:26

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
2019-07-13, 08:01

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
2019-08-15, 04:00

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15, 11:26

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
2019-05-30, 01:13

Harley Davidson to lay off 40 employees in Wisconsin Harley-Davidson Inc has laid off 40 employees at its general merchandise division in Milwaukee as part of a restructuring exercise, according to a company official with knowledge of the matter....
2019-09-12, 02:13

Huawei Says, Without Evidence, That U.S. Pressured Its Employees The Chinese technology giant said the American government had used harassment, entrapment and cyberattacks to disrupt its operations in recent months....
2019-09-03, 22:39

Move Over Aloo Paratha! Treat Your Family With This Delish Aloo Naan Instead Naan can be of any kind; you can have it plain or stuff it with veggies or nuts of your choice. In this recipe, noted food blogger and YouTuber Manjula Jain shows us how to make yummy aloo naan at......
2019-07-03, 19:26

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-04, 05:52

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Baltimore Sun, and Capital Gazette Editor Rick Hutzell are sche...
2019-06-28, 11:39

UPS to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees for the holiday season UPS plans to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees again this year to handle its expected increase in package volume throughout the holiday season, the company announced Monday....
2019-09-10, 06:26

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
2019-07-18, 00:26

FCA, Renault deal could take more than one year to be finalised - CEO to employees It could take more than one year for Fiat Chrysler and Renault to finalize a proposed merger of the two companies, FCA group's chief executive told employees on Monday in a letter seen by Reuters....
2019-05-27, 17:39

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
2019-07-16, 19:39

These Food Delivery Services Keep Their Employees' Tips If you’re using an app to get food deliveries, your tip might be going right into the bank account of the company the deliverer works for, not the person’s pockets....
2019-07-22, 21:39

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
2019-05-27, 23:26

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
2019-08-15, 00:52

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars in bribes. The details were revealed after the US Department of Justice opened a case against Muhammad Fahd, who has been accused of running a fraudulen...
2019-08-07, 13:52

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of US employees Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into software engineerin...
2019-07-11, 17:00

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
2019-07-14, 17:00

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29, 02:26

Apple store veteran: We're like car salesmen or Best Buy employees now As Apple places more and more emphasis on services, is it putting more and more emphasis on store employees selling add-ons? A current store employee says it's so....
2019-09-08, 23:39

Zomato Lays Off 541 Employees, Points to Automation Zomato on Saturday said that it has laid off 541 people -- 10 percent of the company's strength -- across customer, merchant and delivery partner support teams....
2019-09-07, 21:00

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
2019-06-20, 18:52

Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change On September 20, over 1,000 Amazon employees—mostly made up of staff at the company’s Seattle headquarters—will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company’s inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike, led by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, is a ...
2019-09-11, 02:00

Google Curbs Political Debate by Employees Google tightened its guidelines on how employees communicate about politics and topics not related to work, in a major shift for a company that has long prided itself on open debate....
2019-08-23, 22:52

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
2019-06-19, 04:13

Ask The Salty Waitress: Do restaurant employees get to eat for free? Dear Salty: This doesn’t really affect my experience at restaurants at all, but it’s just something I’m curious about. When and what do servers and cooks eat during their work day? I assume you all eat before your shift, but do you get served anything from the menu? Or do you eat at different times?...
2019-08-27, 20:26

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
2019-08-14, 08:52

Don’t be afraid to give your employees real autonomy A control-oriented management style doesn't work well in a knowledge economy powered by code. Let your workers set their direction, speed, and destination.Read More...
2019-08-11, 12:39

Uber to cut about 400 employees, citing 'mediocre results' Uber went public in May and currently trades just below the IPO price. The San Francisco-based company and its hometown rival, Lyft Inc., are under pressure from investors for heavy losses. ...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Elon Musk touts brain implant technology to treat health conditions, enable 'telepathy' Elon Musk revealed that his stealth neurotechnology start-up, Neuralink, is poised to begin human clinical trials soon on brain implants.       ...
2019-07-17, 17:00

Amazon Employees Will Walk Out Over Climate Change Inaction The planned event will mark the first time in Amazon's 25-year history that workers at the company's Seattle headquarters have participated in a strike....
2019-09-09, 17:13

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
2019-08-16, 16:26

Three NYPD employees busted for separate crimes in 2 boroughs Three NYPD employees were busted overnight across Staten Island and Queens, one of whom was found with drugs and counterfeit cash, police said Saturday. NYPD School Safety officer Iashia Glover, 29, was arrested late Friday after being caught with three pounds of marijuana, more than $17,000 in cash...
2019-09-14, 18:52

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
2019-07-19, 15:52

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Man threatens Popeyes employees with gun after chicken sandwich sold out News that the fast-food chain’s sandwich sold out nationwide has brought one lawsuit and at least two incidents of violenceA man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston on Monday, after being told it had run out of the fast-food chain’s insanely popular chicken sandwich. Related: Bona-fried ...
2019-09-03, 19:26

Jet Airways Employees Protest In Delhi, Demand Salaries Jet Airways employees held a protest at Jantar Mantar today, demanding the company to release a part of their salaries till completion of the insolvency resolution process....
2019-08-06, 21:00

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch......
2019-05-22, 16:00

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
2019-05-22, 06:26

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will help some employees transition to entrepreneurial li...
2019-05-21, 15:26

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
2019-06-07, 05:01

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
2019-07-01, 11:39

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
2019-05-30, 00:26

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
2019-06-03, 19:01

Jumia Fires Employees After Investigation of Sales Practices Jumia Technologies, the company behind the biggest e-commerce business across Africa, said it has fired employees and suspended others after investigations of improper sales practices....
2019-08-22, 08:26

McDonald's announces new anti-harassment training for US employees McDonald's said Wednesday that it will introduce new workplace training centered on harassment and workplace safety as it faces legal scrutiny over its previous handling of incidents....
2019-08-28, 21:13

Microsoft employees spent eight weeks singing their own praises Around 150 Microsoft employees and interns got together to create a musical that will surely incite different emotions in different people. Well, at least there's a joke about Windows Phone....
2019-09-09, 18:26

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Bratz-maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
2019-08-07, 04:39

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
2019-07-15, 23:13

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-17, 23:26

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
2019-06-01, 22:39

Home Depot employees build 2-year-old boy a walker CEDARTOWN, Ga. (CNN) – Employees at a Georgia Home Depot are being praised for helping out a 2-year-old boy who has trouble getting around. 2-year-old Logan has hypotonia, which impacts his muscle tone and makes walking a problem. His parents were not sure if insurance would cover a gait walke...
2019-05-28, 11:13

Google employees reportedly retaliated against for reporting harassment Dozens of Google employees claim that when they filed complaints about harassment with human resources, they were retaliated against, according to a new report. An internal document obtained by Recode shows 45 retaliation claims collected by employees over the course of two weeks in April, with most...
2019-09-11, 09:52

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position......
2019-07-11, 20:39

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predominant......
2019-07-10, 01:13

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events around the world on Friday marked the fourth year...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
2019-07-15, 20:26

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06, 15:39

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
2019-05-28, 16:39

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
2019-05-24, 03:52

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
2019-08-14, 04:00

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
2019-05-29, 00:52

Kickstarter accused of union-busting after firing two employees Kickstarter has fired two employees who headed a unionization effort within the company, according to Slate. The crowdsourcing company fired Taylor Moore (its head of comedy and podcasts) on Thursday, a week after firing Clarissa Redwine (one of its......
2019-09-13, 23:13

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their grievances about their work. What she saw, she clai...
2019-07-16, 02:00

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
2019-07-11, 22:52

Walmart employees are staging a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
2019-08-07, 20:26

Walmart employees staging a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
2019-08-07, 17:26

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
2019-08-07, 15:39

Walmart employees stage a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
2019-08-08, 01:52

Google wants employees to stop talking politics at work Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained the tech giant's new guidelines, which now discourage workers from discussing politics on internal communication forums, in an email to employees Thursday night....
2019-08-28, 05:39

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
2019-09-17, 03:00

Welcome to a timeline in which Letterboxd needs to clarify that its employees are "not Nazi sympathizers" Like many of us, Letterboxd user SilentDawn felt compelled to revisit Inglourious Basterds—what with a new Quentin Tarantino film in theaters and all. Following what was presumably an entertaining but largely uneventful two hours and 33 minutes, SilentDawn took to Letterboxd to post their thoughts o...
2019-07-31, 20:13

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
2019-06-08, 00:26

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
2019-05-31, 04:13

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
2019-05-25, 01:13

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29, 19:26

4 school employees suspended after test scores invalidated PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky superintendent says he has suspended four employees at an eastern Kentucky elementary school following an investigation of standardized test scores that led to 2017 results being invalidated. WYMT-TV reports Floyd County Superintendent Danny Adkins...
2019-05-29, 16:00

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
2019-07-02, 11:13

YouTube star Jeffree Star said his new beauty collection began selling out in 5 minutes, and it shows how fans treat the products like collector’s items Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images Prominent YouTube beauty influencer Jeffree Star, who has over 15 million subscribers, released a new collection on Friday through his Jeffree Star Cosmetics company, titled "Jawbreaker." Fans told Business Insider there's a whole strategy behind scooping up products...
2019-06-22, 00:13

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
2019-05-29, 06:52

Brazil court rules Uber drivers are freelancers, not employees A Brazilian high court has ruled that Uber drivers are not employees of the mobile ride-hailing company, a decision that bolsters its business model in its second-largest market....
2019-09-05, 08:26

Rapper Fetty Wap arrested after allegedly assaulting 3 hotel employees Police in Las Vegas say rapper Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly assaulting three employees at a hotel.        ...
2019-09-03, 02:26

Wayfair Furniture Employees Walked Out Over Sales to Migrant Facilities Some 500 Wayfair employees signed a letter asking the furniture giant to end business with a government contractor that operates shelters for migrant children....
2019-06-27, 23:13

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-17, 18:13

Kentucky woman allegedly broke into bar, hung out before employees arrived There's no universal agreement on when "Happy Hour" begins, but one thing nationwide purveyors of booze can agree on is customers need to wait until the bar is actually open....
2019-08-20, 20:00

4 employees arrested for nursing home deaths after Hurricane Irma Police arrested four employees facing federal charges in the deaths of 12 Florida nursing home patients exposed to extreme heat following Hurricane Irma in 2017, authorities said....
2019-08-27, 13:13

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29, 19:39

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
2019-06-10, 14:13

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
2019-08-18, 04:39

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
2019-08-17, 18:13

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-27, 20:13

"Painful Decision": Zomato Sacks 541 Employees As Automation Improves Food delivery platform Zomato on Saturday said that it has laid off 541 people -- 10 per cent of the company's strength -- across its customer, merchant and delivery partner support teams. The reason......
2019-09-08, 15:39

Woman breaks into bar, drinks until employees show up in the morning: cops It’s five o’clock somewhere. A Kentucky woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a closed bar and drinking there until employees showed up to open the watering hole in the morning, according to a report. Donna Martin is accused to busting into the Slainte Public House in Georgetown, Ky., early...
2019-08-20, 14:39

How books are helping employees bond at this real estate company Sylvia Plath’s semi-autobiographical 1963 book “The Bell Jar” is most likely to be found in a sophomore English class, pored over by high-school students. But recently at Squarefoot, a commercial real estate company based in Manhattan, it was the chosen book title for the office book club. “People r...
2019-09-14, 16:26

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
2019-06-21, 18:52

Mississippi Walmart employees return to work less than one week after shooting Employees of a Mississippi Walmart are back at work after two store managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Man accused of bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, install malware A Pakistani man made an initial appearance in court on charges he bribed AT&T employees to unlock phones and install malware.       ...
2019-08-08, 07:26

Employees tied up in ‘massive’ New York Diamond District heist The Wild West came to Midtown on Sunday when at least three armed bandits — one of whom wore what witnesses described as a cowboy hat — bound workers in a massive jewelry-store heist, according to police....
2019-08-26, 09:39

Saudi's Aramco allows employees to enter Abqaiq compound - Al Arabiya Saudi Arabia's state oil giant Aramco allowed employees to enter Abqaiq compound for the first time since the Saturday attack, State-owned Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday citing its own sources. (Reporting by Tuqa Khalid)...
2019-09-17, 19:26

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) said on Monday curbs on employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries have been lifted, and they would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers....
2019-06-03, 09:39

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
2019-06-16, 17:52

IndiGo CEO Assures Employees As Promoters Feud In Public: 10 Points India's largest airline IndiGo, a rare success story in the challenging aviation industry, is caught in a messy feud between its founders. Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the owner of IndiGo - fell as......
2019-07-10, 10:52

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's Nagpur, city police said....
2019-08-10, 16:13

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europe in an Amazon Prime Day strike. This was the firs...
2019-07-16, 17:13

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Armed men tied up employees in ‘massive’ Diamond District heist The Wild West came to Midtown on Sunday when at least three armed bandits — one of whom wore what witnesses described as a cowboy hat — bound workers in a massive jewelry-store heist, according to police. The crooks coolly posed as customers at Avianne and Co. in the heart of the Diamond District, b...
2019-08-26, 03:39

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
2019-07-16, 11:52

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
2019-06-28, 21:13

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritocracy!...
2019-08-09, 19:52

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
2019-05-24, 09:39

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
2019-07-16, 05:52

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audio reco...
2019-07-12, 09:26

Dozens of Google employees were reportedly retaliated against for reporting harassment Dozens of Google employees claim that when they filed complaints about harassment with human resources, they were retaliated against, according to a new report....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
2019-05-30, 13:00

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
2019-08-16, 16:26

Customer pulls gun on Popeyes employees over chicken sandwiches, police say Police in Houston say a man pulled a gun on employees at a Popeyes restaurant after they ran out of their popular chicken sandwiches.       ...
2019-09-03, 18:13

Amazon employees will reportedly walk out over climate change inaction More than 900 Amazon employees plan to protest the company's lack of action around climate change. In an internal petition, the employees have pledged to walk out on September 20th at 11:30AM PT. They've outlined three demands: that Amazon stop donat......
2019-09-09, 17:39

Google employees still face retaliation for reporting workplace issues It's been nearly a year since 20,000 Google employees held a walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment and misconduct. While Google promised to make changes, employees have since charged the company with having a "retaliation cul......
2019-09-09, 17:39

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”.The decision comes af...
2019-06-07, 07:00

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
2019-05-22, 04:26

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
2019-06-14, 11:01

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
2019-06-19, 11:39

Google Employees Say Their Careers Were Stymied After Reporting Harassment and Discrimination Last fall, news emerged that Google had issued massive payouts to executives accused of workplace sexual harassment, which prompted 20,000 employees to walkout in protest—an effort to push the company to do better. Now, nearly a year later, the degree of that “better” seems questionable. A dozen cu...
2019-09-10, 05:13

Google’s new policy forbids employees from having ‘raging debates’ over politics Google used to be the epitome of young, smart, techy culture. Its offices have always been lauded as a workplace where free expression, thinking outside of the box, and challenging the status quo were valued more than the ability to keep your head down and meet quotas. Those days are over. The Mount...
2019-08-27, 02:39

Strong winds sweep restaurant employees off their feet during storm Zach Balogh and his roommate were sitting in their living room in Clemson, South Carolina, as winds started to howl when they heard the piercing beeps and buzzes of storm alerts....
2019-08-23, 14:26

The Lupe vacuum by ex-Dyson employees could be the ideal cordless cleaner Cordless vacuums were once considered useful for little beyond cleaning small messes, but in the past few years, they’ve come to replace many full-fledged vacuums altogether. But handheld cordless vacuums often can’t hold a candle to their corded brethren, with lackluster cleaning performance or mid...
2019-05-30, 21:00

Nearly 50,000 General Motors employees go on strike after union talks break down About 49,000 General Motors employees walked off the job at midnight Monday after negotiations between their union and the Detroit car giant unraveled....
2019-09-16, 19:13

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 employees at the company’s Boston headquarters signe...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
2019-06-01, 22:39

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
2019-06-29, 15:39

New Mexico police officer says Burger King employees drew pig on his order You can’t “have it your way” if it means verbally abusing cops. Burger King fired five employees at a New Mexico restaurant after they drew a pig on a uniformed officer’s fast-food wrapper, according to reports. Clovis Officer Timo Rosenthal posted the distasteful photo to hi...
2019-08-12, 18:00

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize Tech companies like Apple are chasing the $3.5 trillion health care market that's been slow to evolve.Traditional health companies are striking back....
2019-07-09, 23:52

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Read mor...
2019-06-23, 04:39

Fox & Friends co-anchor says friendly fast food employees “make a lot of money” As the debate over a national $15 minimum wage continues, one of the primary rhetorical battlegrounds in recent months has been the restaurant world. Between the general U.S. standard of paying less than standard minimum wage with the expectation that tips will supplement that base income, and publi...
2019-07-25, 09:00

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-10, 02:26

Walmart Asks Employees To Remove Violent Video Game Signage For the past couple of days, Walmart employees have been receiving memos instructing them to remove “any signing or displays that contain violent images or aggressive behavior.” Principal among the suggested items are demos and signs promoting violent video games....
2019-08-09, 03:52

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
2019-06-14, 16:26

Google unveils advanced G Suite protection for high-risk employees Google is levelling up its security for businesses. The company unveiled a host of new protections for its G Suite, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Cloud Identity customers at the Next Tokyo summit. G Suite Enterprise admins can choose to enroll high......
2019-08-01, 15:52

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
2019-05-21, 17:13

Firecracker toilet ‘prank’ leaves two Detroit city employees injured These pranksters are real ball busters. Two Detroit city workers on a bathroom break were reportedly injured when firecrackers exploded as they sat down on toilets inside their fire truck repair shop Wednesday. The stunt left one of the men with injuries to his leg and scrotum, according to the Detr...
2019-07-11, 11:26

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Tesla employees' morale suffers amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of actions taken by its over 600 million users that indicate job interest and demand. It held the fifth and sixth spots in 2018 and 2017, respectively....
2019-06-11, 08:26

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
2019-06-12, 16:26

Taliban kills eight election commission employees in south Afghanistan: officials Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district centre in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Sunday....
2019-06-30, 11:13

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
2019-06-28, 17:39

Alphabet investors and employees are planning a joint demonstration at shareholders' meeting The groups will try to pressure investors to vote on proposals that ban NDAs in harassment and discrimination cases and tie executive compensation to diversity goals....
2019-06-14, 19:26

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elderly, disabled man who had just gotten out......
2019-06-19, 05:26

Sour taste: Australian celebrity chief underpaid employees $5.62 million An Australian celebrity chef said on Thursday he had underpaid hundreds of his restaurant employees by nearly A$8 million ($5.62 million) over six years....
2019-07-18, 09:39

Wendy's is launching breakfast nationwide in 2020 and will hire 20,000 new employees Wendy's is taking its breakfast menu nationwide in 2020 and will hire 20,000 new employees to support the morning meal, the company announced Monday.       ...
2019-09-10, 02:26

Tesla employees say they took shortcuts to meet aggressive Model 3 production goals Tesla employees working in the company’s open-air “tent” factory say they were pressured to take shortcuts to hit aggressive Model 3 production goals.       ...
2019-07-16, 14:26

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A workplace raid resulting in the arrest of 680 migrant ...
2019-08-22, 21:39

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large businesses: prospective employees are turning into gho...
2019-05-26, 19:01

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
2019-07-12, 06:52

St. Louis Blues surprise team employees with trip to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis Blues line up charter to take front office staffers and players' families to first two games of Stanley Cup Final vs. Boston.        ...
2019-05-28, 00:39

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory posts on Facebook groups....
2019-07-16, 10:52

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherboard about the alleged abuse of power– which...
2019-05-24, 07:26

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state government employees....
2019-05-27, 19:39

Hedgie plundered own fund to avoid giving $90M bonus to employees: suit A vengeful hedge fund manager looted his own fund to avoid paying two former employees their bonuses, according to new bombshell complaint. Paul Touradji has been moving hundreds of millions of dollars out of his eponymous fund to keep it out of the hands of two former staffers who have been after h...
2019-08-20, 05:52

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
2019-05-23, 20:13

One in five US tech employees abuse pain relief drugs, reveals study There is nothing wrong with bonding over a beer or two after work, but when it becomes too much, it is important to spot the warning signs of substance abuse and addiction, according to a new study....
2019-07-15, 22:39

Spain Court Rules Food-Delivery Couriers Are Employees, Not Freelancers A Madrid court has ruled that couriers for online food delivery group Deliveroo are company employees, not just freelancers, clearing the way for workers to demand a formal contract and corresponding......
2019-07-24, 16:39

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-scenes analysis that uses unnamed insider sources ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Firecracker 'prank gone bad' leaves 2 Detroit city employees who tried to use toilet injured Two city workers in Detroit, Mich., were reportedly injured on Wednesday after firecrackers exploded when they tried to use the toilet in a bizarre "prank gone bad."...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most companies – particularly small businesses – are struggling to find workers to fill vacancies. The so...
2019-06-21, 12:39

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security, and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Bridge the disconnect: 3 strategies to make your home-based employees feel less remote Working from home works best for highly self-motivated employees with the right mindset and excellent communication skills.        ...
2019-05-29, 18:13

Walmart asks employees to pull violent video game signage from stores Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores across the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but has made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
2019-08-09, 18:26

Jeff Bezos recently told Amazon employees why he's 'very excited' about the auto industry right now Bezos's comments give a rare glimpse into his interest in the auto industry, in which Amazon made its first entry recently through two investments in auto startups, Rivian and Aurora....
2019-05-21, 20:26

Apple Says Only In-House Employees Will Listen to Siri Recordings as 300 Contractors Are Reportedly Laid Off Following public outcry over workers listening to audio captured by voice assistants, Apple announced on Wednesday that it would no longer relegate the task of listening to Siri recordings to contractors, and instead, only Apple employees would review these audio clips. As a result, hundreds of cont...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at some of your most intimate personal details. And, ac...
2019-05-24, 03:39

Tesla Is Blocking Its Employees From Accessing an Anonymous Social Network for Workplace Complaints Blind is an anonymous social network that has been used by tech workers to speak freely about grievances related to the workplace, among other concerns. Thousands of Tesla employees have signed up for the service, but now the company is reportedly trying to suppress its workers from joining the netw...
2019-06-04, 20:52

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
2019-06-27, 20:39

USDA Agencies Brace for Major Hit After Two-Thirds of Employees Refuse Sudden Relocation When Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced he planned to pack up two Agriculture Department agencies from their D.C. offices and relocate them to Kansas City, critics warned there’d be fallout. And that brain drain’s extent became all too clear Wedn, the Washington Post reported, as the USDA ...
2019-08-09, 15:39

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
2019-07-17, 16:13

Riot Employees Say Company Has Made Real Progress Fixing Its Sexism Issues In the year since Kotaku’s investigation into sexism at Riot Games, the 2,500-person company behind League of Legends, the company has crafted and self-injected its proposed antidote to its so-called “bro culture.”...
2019-08-08, 07:26

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
2019-05-29, 04:26

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Police are investigating....
2019-08-08, 07:26

Tesla employees claim shortcuts on Model 3 production, poor conditions, report says Tesla denies claims made in a CNBC report by current and former workers, who cited poor working conditions and quality shortcuts at the California GA4 factory....
2019-07-17, 21:13

Google employees implore leaders to stop working with U.S. border, immigration agencies The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders....
2019-08-19, 23:52

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food an...
2019-07-01, 12:26

Some employees call on Walmart to stop selling guns in wake of mass shootings Some Walmart workers are joining a growing of people calling for the nation's biggest retailer to stop selling guns in the wake of two mass shootings       ...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Tesla employees say they took shortcuts and worked through harsh conditions to meet Model 3 goals Tesla employees who worked in the company's open-air "tent" factory say they felt pressure to take shortcuts to hit aggressive Model 3 production goals....
2019-07-16, 02:13

Google’s Shadow Work Force: Temps Who Outnumber Full-Time Employees The tech company has long used contractors, but some employees worry that a growing reliance on them represents a shifting, less admirable work culture....
2019-05-28, 08:13

New Jersey snack stand employees find bag of 'suspected human remains' dangling from doorknob A bag of “suspected human remains” was found hanging on the door of a snack stand in northern New Jersey Monday morning when employees arrived for work, prosecutors said....
2019-07-02, 13:52