On Friday, January 9th 2009 I was laid off. It came as a shock to me. I´m in a position in the company where I didn´t think they could afford to lay me off.
To All My Valued Employees - There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job.
...a recommendation before the State Bar of Arizona... to require all new lawyers to swear they won't let their personal religious perspective on homosexuality affect their representation of any client.
A broad array of businesses across the New York region have begun eliminating jobs by the thousands as the pain of the financial crisis spreads well beyond Wall Street.
Might be a good tactic for the next Prez.
Founders of the United States, such as Thomas Jefferson, recognized the dangers of corporate greed, which accounts for why the founding fathers believed corporate charters should be granted only to those entities willing to serve the greater public i
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employers have the right to prohibit workers from using the company’s e-mail system to send out union-related messages, a decision that could hamper communications between labor unions and their membe
Corrupt UAW union leaders sell out their rank and file.
General Motors Corp.'s U.S. factory employees went on strike nationwide for the first time in 37 years, after the largest U.S. automaker failed to reach a new labor agreement with the United Auto Workers. [Eastern Airlines?]
How government and business shamelessly mock worker rights.
Part II of government and business colluding to crush workers.
Working Americans are losing out in the war waged against them.
To hold down medical costs, some firms are penalizing workers who are overweight or don't meet health guidelines.
Arizona's governor signed a bill Monday that prohibits people from hiring illegal immigrants and requires businesses to verify applicants' employment eligibility, saying Congress was apparently "incapable" of helping.
A former Home Depot employee said the company fired him and three other workers because they helped police catch several suspected shoplifters.
NSA Director Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander has launched a marketing blitz. His goal: to get his employees on message. Last month, Alexander launched an "Internal Communications Campaign" to promote "buy-in" among his troops for plan
The changes would sharply curb union rights at Defense and overhaul how the department's civilian employees are paid, promoted and disciplined. The ruling ended a string of judicial and legislative triumphs by unions opposed to Bush adminstratio
Is a college degree really a sign of competence? Or is it chiefly a signal to employers that you've mastered the ability to obey and conform? (Her suggestion for this problem is wrong. I'd woudl suggest to seperate school and state)
No issue is more contentious in labor relations than the Employee Free Choice Act(EFCA). This bill, now pending in Congress, would require the National Labor Relations Board(NLRB) to recognize a union when "a majority of the employees in a unit
The House of Representatives has scheduled a vote as early as today on the a bill that strips 140 million US workers of the right to decide in private whether to unionize. Natually, it's called the Employee Free Choice Act.
President Bush would veto legislation championed by Democrats and labor groups that would make it easier to organize unions by eliminating employer rights to demand secret-ballot elections, the White House said
Every morning Dennis Colson, a surveyor at New York City's Department of Design and Construction, begins his work day by placing his hand on a scanner to log his time and attendance at the office.
[Cuz' we care.] Several thousand disabled workers could be out of jobs at the start of the year because of the state's new minimum-wage law. [Don't worry, I'm sure the Attorney General will just make something up.]
Gilmore needed hip surgery, but found that the procedure would cost up to $40,000 if performed in the US. Gilmore reached overseas hospital, and found thta the Max Super Specialty Hospital in India would charge just $7,000 for the procedure.
In the nine months Davis and her boyfriend had taught English at the school in rural north China, they had endured extra work hours, unpaid salaries and frigid temperatures without heating and, on many days, electricity.
[Unionize] The bullying of British workers has hit the headlines, but victims have tended to sit tight before complaining to bosses and taking legal action that could now net them substantial compensation.
Big Brother is not only watching but he is also reading your e-mail. According to a new study, about a third of big companies in the United States and Britain hire employees to read and analyse outbound e-mail as they seek to guard against legal,
Two employees have been injected with RFID chips this week as part of a new requirement to access their company's datacenter. Cincinnati based surveillance company CityWatcher.com created the policy with the hopes of increasing security in th
The Supreme Court refused to consider shielding employers from discrimination lawsuits by transsexuals, dodging a workplace rights fight.
After decades of hard-fought victories at the bargaining table, the United Auto Workers union faces the prospect of unprecedented wage and benefit concessions at one of its largest employers. In addition to Delphi Corp., the clock may be ticking agai