Mention Shenzhen to most people, and they'll probably think of the vast Foxconn manufacturing plant that churns out high-end phones, tablets, laptops, and gaming consoles for the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Dell, and Sony.
An inter-agency study conducted by NASA for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess fatigue in air traffic controllers was reportedly kept under wraps for four years. The study found work schedules often led to chronic fatigue.
It might be a tough day to hail a cab in Cambridge.
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast are now working without a contract - but thus far have chosen not to strike after their contracts expired at midnight Saturday.
Meet 31-year-old Dan Price. Dan is the CEO of Seattle-based credit card payments processing firm Gravity Payments, and three months ago, he did a funny thing.
Dan is the CEO of Seattle-based credit card payments processing firm Gravity Payments, and three months ago, he did a funny thing.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is upsetting a lot of employees with an apparent shift in his layoff policies, which he explained in an internal meeting as "the way a meritocracy works," The Oregonian's Mike Rogoway reported on Thursday.
Methuen, MA -- In what can only be described as a "see, I told you so" moment for those in the police accountability sector, a police department in Massachusetts has been caught in a perfidious hiring scheme.
This July marks one year since Washington, DC raised its minimum wage from $8.25 an hour to $9.50. But Renee Patterson, who has worked as a teacher's aide for minimum wage for 10 years, says it hasn'y made much of a difference for her.
A new report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) has found that automation in the next generation could transform the shape of the Australian workforce.
Uber Driver Is an Employee, Not a Contractor
After a quadriplegic was fired from Dish Network for failing a company drug test because he was using marijuana for medicinal purposes in 2010, Colorado's Supreme Court has ruled that employers can fire workers for off-duty marijuana use, even though
If you were laid off from your job, would you be willing to train your replacement if your company threatened to take away your severance pay if you didn't do it?
NYPD Can't Hire African Americans Because "So Many Of Them Have Spent Time In Jail," Commissioner Says
He only had himself to blame, Mike Weston thought ruefully as he strapped a Fitbit to his wrist one cold February morning. His company was about to start tracking him 24 hours a day, gathering data on everything from his sleep quality and heart rate
U.S. nonfarm productivity fell more sharply than previously thought in the first quarter, leading to a jump in labor-related production costs, a trend that could spur a rapid increase in inflation.
Two top executives close to John Chambers, Cisco's outgoing CEO, have resigned, the company confirmed on Monday.
Robert De Niro didn't sugarcoat the truth when addressing the 2015 graduating class of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday. "You made it," said the Oscar-winning actor, "and you're f--ked."
Employees chant 'We work, we sweat, put $15 in our cheque' in biggest protest by low-wage workers as board faces angry shareholders inside closed meetings
A self-proclaimed "progressive capitalist" (hypocrite) store owner in San Francisco complains about Proposition J which voters passed with a 77% approval rate hiking the minimum wage to $15.
210 Zappos employees -- 14% of the staff -- take buyouts after CEO ultimatum to embrace self-management or leave
Following news that the Koch brothers intend to make criminal justice reform a lobbying priority this year, Koch Industries has announced that it will no longer ask job applicants about their criminal backgrounds in an effort to help ex-offenders get
In March, the retailer returned to Fortune's 100 Best Companies list for the first time in 16 years. Here's why.
Warning that modern labor-saving technology is making humans expendable, Zeynep Tufekci writes that "[o]ptimists insist that we've been here before, during the Industrial Revolution, when machinery replaced manual labor, and all we need is a litt
In psychology there's a concept called flow, which is when your attention is so hypnotically focused on your work that your ego disappears and you become one with the task.
No, that is not the number of hits his blog posts got, neither is that what Ben Bernanke will make as the most recent employee of Citadel