News Why Cutting 18,000 Jobs Was Likely Microsoft's Plan All Along
http://www.wired.com, Issie Lapowsky
Microsoft will slash up to 18,000 jobs by the end of the year. That's 14 percent of the company's workforce, and it amounts to the largest round of layoffs in the nearly 40 year history of the software kingpin.
News Massive Job Cuts Are Reportedly Coming For Microsoft Employees
http://www.businessinsider.com, Supriya Kurane
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company's plans.
News Google employee blows the whistle on search giant's problem .....
Google employee blows the whistle on search giant's problem with over-confident 'geek types living in a bubble'
News Truckers strike at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports
Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.
News Hate your open office? Slide into a Cozy Room
There has been a lot of griping about open offices of late, from The Open Office Trap in the New Yorker to Why open office layouts are bad for employees, bosses and productivity in Fast Company.
News Postal Worker Straight Up Just Flings Packages Into a Ravine
Receiving packages is usually very fun, but being a postal worker probably sucks sometimes. So launching some random boxes into a ravine like this USPS employee in Alabama seems more or less understandable, if not outright patriotic.
News Court: Public union can't make nonmembers pay fees
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions Monday, ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois cannot be required to pay fees that help cover a union's costs of collective bargaining.
News What fast food workers can learn from Ikea's wage hike
The first rule of free market capitalism is that it works at its own pace. The second rule of capitalism is that it does not take kindly to those who try to subvert the first rule.
News Obama's EPA Pleads with Employees to Stop Pooping in Hallways
America certainly has been having problems with the EPA's employees, but it seems the EPA itself has been having a few problems with its employees, too.
News Did The Supreme Court Just Outlaw Company Stock Plans?
Employers will have to think twice about offering company stock as a retirement option after the U.S. Supreme Court removed a key protection against lawsuits that claim it was imprudent to let employees hold the shares in individual retirement accoun
News My CIA handlers cheated me out of $5million... then set a trap to murder me:
He was the spy who'd risked everything to bring down top terrorists. His reward? to become a target himself
News SC drama shows second-in-command not always wanted
For weeks, political intrigue swirled in South Carolina over a part-time position no one seemed to want, especially for just six months.
News Greece Goes Medieval - 2/3rds Of Wages Paid In Barter
Do you remember the serfs and servants and villeins and peasants in the good old times of feudalism and the Middle Ages?
News Seattle Mayor Unveils Plan for $15 Minimum Wage + Video
http://www.dailypaul.com, by Diamond Dog
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Thursday proposed a phased-in increase of the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years.
News SEIU membership, revenues plummet after state ends 'underhanded scheme'
Michigan's powerful Service Employees International Union saw its membership and revenues plummet after reversal of a measure that forced caregivers tending to friends or relatives to be members with their dues paid by those they cared for.
News Americas Favorite Anarchist Thinks Most US Workers Are Wage Slaves
Conservative proponents of the guaranteed income want a lump sum payment (Charles Murray suggests about $11,000 to all adults) to replace existing social welfare programs and downsize American bureaucracy.
News What Happens When Teachers, Delivery People And Fast Food Workers Dont Care ...
By Michael Snyder
What Happens When Teachers, Delivery People And Fast Food Workers Dont Care Anymore
News Technology Company Using Fitness Trackers To Monitor Employees
http://www.popsci.com, By Francie Diep
Do you record your food or steps electronically? Your workplace might want to do the same.
News Data shows millions of Americans falling out of the workforce
http://dailycaller.com, Neil Munro
The number of native-born, working-age Americans who arent working has shot up by almost 9 million since 2007, and by almost 15 million since 2000, according to a new report by the Center for Immigration Studies, a group that favors reduced immigrat
News Do you go to work sick? One in four Americans do
Many of us know someone who we believe has abused their company's "sick leave" policy in the past. Calling in sick -- even if you aren't -- is not what you might call a rarity in the American business world.