Posts Tagged ‘Employees’

Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees

Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees

In January, the US Department of Labor sued Google, claiming that the company was withholding information relevant to an ongoing compliance audit. Now, the agency claims that it has found “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce.” During a court hearing for the case on Friday, DoL Regional Director Janette...

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Here’s Arianna Huffington’s memo to Uber employees about the investigation she’s helping lead

Here’s Arianna Huffington’s memo to Uber employees about the investigation she’s helping lead

Uber is still reeling after the explosive allegations of sexual harassment and a toxic work culture that surfaced over the weekend. The company and its CEO Travis Kalanick are simultaneously in damage control and investigation modes, holding an emotional all-hands meeting and putting together a group to review the problems at Uber, led by...

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In wake of diesel scandal, Porsche gives its employees record bonuses

In wake of diesel scandal, Porsche gives its employees record bonuses

Porsche just announced that 15,600 of its employees will receive a record annual bonus of €8,911 (“911″ as in “Porsche 911,” get it?) for the past year. That works out to about $ 9,885 — €311 more than employees received last year, which company chairman Oliver Blume says is thanks due to “achieving such an...

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Facebook expands parental leave policy to include employees outside the US

Facebook expands parental leave policy to include employees outside the US

Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he plans to take two months off after the birth of his daughter, echoing the tech industry’s recent investment in paid parental leave. That two months is half of Facebook’s current policy, which allows some new parents in the US to take up to four months off. Now...

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Employees’ Health Costs Up 134 Percent in Decade

Employees’ Health Costs Up 134 Percent in Decade

Filed under: Health Care Getty By Karla Bowsher The average amount that employees contribute to their health care has increased by more 134 percent over the past 10 years – and is projected to increase again next year. That’s according to Aon Hewitt, which analyzed data for more than 600 large U.S. employers representing...

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Tim Cook tells Apple employees there’s no room for intolerance after black teens blocked from store

Tim Cook tells Apple employees there’s no room for intolerance after black teens blocked from store

Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to a controversial incident earlier this week in an Australian Apple Store in which six black teenagers were prevented from entering out of fear they might steal something. In a company-wide email, first obtained by BuzzFeed today, Cook said the incident “does not represent our values” and it is “not...

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VW offers some employees amnesty for information on cheating

VW offers some employees amnesty for information on cheating

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2015, file photo, the Volkswagen logo of a car is photographed during a car show in Frankfurt, Germany. A dealer familiar with Volkswagen’s plans says the automaker intends to offer $ 1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to owners of smaller diesel cars as a gesture of goodwill...

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AT&T sues three former employees over secret phone-unlocking scheme

AT&T sues three former employees over secret phone-unlocking scheme

If you wanted to unlock an AT&T phone in 2013, Swift Unlocks had you covered. The company would sell unlock codes for anything from an iPhone to a Fire Phone, letting AT&T customers wriggle out of their contracts long before the subsidy was paid off. All you had to do was pay a fee...

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Federal employees sue U.S. agency over data breach

Federal employees sue U.S. agency over data breach

Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) — The federal workers’ National Treasury Employees Union, has sued the Office of Personnel Management over a massive hack of employee data late last year. Latest News – UPI.com

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Chinese firm planned to fine female employees for unexpected pregnancies

Chinese firm planned to fine female employees for unexpected pregnancies

Marilyn MalaraBEIJING, July 3 (UPI) — A credit union in China published a policy telling female employees they may only get pregnant during a pre-planned window or face consequences. Top News – UPI.com

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