WASHINGTON -- Illinois public employee unions struck back Thursday, filing a lawsuit to block Gov. Bruce Rauner's attempt to prevent them from collecting certain mandatory fees from workers. Twenty-seven unions, representing more than...Show More Summary
What websites do remote teams use? We’ve done our research and found some of the “theoretical best tools for managing remote teams. Tools like Asana and Basecamp for project management frequently get mentioned. And apps like Hipchat and Slack are at the forefront of team communication. Show More Summary
State employee unions on Thursday sued to block Gov. Bruce Rauner's attempt to withhold fees unions receive from nonmembers, calling his executive order a "patently illegal" attempt to weaken organized labor ahead of new contract negotiations. The...Show More Summary
A State Department policy that was flagged by Politico on Thursday cautions agency employees not to use personal email. This policy, which has been in place since 2005, would seem to be at odds with Hillary Clinton's reliance on private email when she was secretary of state. Show More Summary
Big changes at this big data startup.
A nine-foot-long bull shark was rescued from almost certain death in a wayward fishing net earlier this week, when a deputy, a wildlife official, and oceanographic employees charged into the Florida surf to free the predator. The unusual rescue took place on Wednesday, near the Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach, according to CBS 12. Show More Summary
What kind of person does it take to build a retail giant with more than 50 stores, 1600+ employees (which swells to more than 2000 during the holidays), and annual sales volume in the hundreds of millions? As I drove to the interview thinking about all of the accomplishments of Bob Anderson, I pictured in my head someone akin to Donald Trump... Show More Summary
Why should employees use collaboration tools at work? A lot of organizations state that one of the biggest challenges they face is employee push-back. Employees don't want to use the tools and technologies. So, this episode of The Future in Five is for those skeptics who want to know what the value is to them of using these tools and technologies. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Fox News is reporting that in a 2011 State Department cable, Hillary Clinton instructed employees not to use personal email. The cable cited security reasons. All the while, as we now know, Clinton was using only her personal email to communicate electronically about State Department business. Show More Summary
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s Deputy Communication Director Art Raymond said that the disclosure that Salt Lake City, Utah Police Department Chef Chris Burbank received material benefits from a body cameras producer Taser has triggered a government review of existing standards of conduct for city employees.
Fox News’s Catherine Herridge reports (via Fox’s Greta Van Susteren ) that, in an internal 2011 State Department cable, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton directed employees not to use personal email accounts for official business due to security concerns. Show More Summary
As a "controlling employee," a judge rules, the comedian must make contributions as if he was a full-time editor. read more
State employee unions on Thursday sued to try to block Gov. Bruce Rauner’s executive order that withholds from unions the fees they are supposed to receive from workers who choose not to become members.
This should restore your faith in Burger King. Apparently, each year Burger King gives a big prize to its "Franchisee of the Year." This year's winner, Tom Barnett, an obviously wealthy-enough guy who owns 24 Burger Kings in Arizona, won a brand-new Corvette and a Rolex, which together were worth about $60,000. Show More Summary
Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best each day at work? When the Gallup Research Organization asked employees this question in 2001, only two out of every 10 people could say "yes." Yet when Gallup surveyed teams where most...Show More Summary
Many managers motivate their employees with cash bonuses, and while this may work for a while, over time it will handicap production, cut into company profits, and become expected. Here are three alternatives. The post The Art of Motivation: How to Motivate Your Team Without Money appeared first on AllBusiness.com.
If you're an administrative assistant, it likely falls to you to create office signs every time your boss wants to remind employees about the rules of the department. Unfortunately, many employees ignore these signs, leading to increased tension in the workplace. Show More Summary
Back in January, employees of UK-based United Biscuits set up and toppled 5,318 books–domino-style–for a new Guinness World Record. The book fall, which took place at a company sales conference, had a duration of two minutes and 27 seconds. The previous record was 4,988 books, which was set last year in Poland.
Tech companies make my blood boil. I live in San Francisco, where I'm surrounded by them. What's worse, I'm surrounded by their employees—by droves of social-media strategists and integrated-marketing specialists, by dev-ops leads and database engineers, by bro-grammers. Show More Summary