Matt Leichter, Class of 2014 Employment Report (Leaked Edition): 58.7 percent of graduates held full-time jobs requiring bar passage, up from 55.9 percent for the class of 2013. However—and this is very important—the actual number of graduates in such jobs fell to 25,292 from 25,762 last year, about a 1.8...
"The ‘buyback corporation' is in large part responsible for a national economy characterized by income inequality, employment instability, and diminished innovative capacity," wrote William Lazonick, an economics professor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in a new paper published by the Brookings Institution. Show More Summary
After months of delay and foot dragging by the council, things are now beginning to hot up in North Lanarkshire - more to follow including news from the Employment Tribunals - but here's a brief summary of events so far. In February/March 2006, North Lanarkshire tried to persuade its workforce into accepting a new pay and grading structure. Show More Summary
I was amused by this report from the BBC web site in which Tower Hamlets council responds to allegations of being a 'rotten' London borough by employing what I would describe as the 'Unite' defence. By which I mean that the Council is...Show More Summary
Ubisoft recently released a new trailer for Rainbow Six Siege, a tactical team-shooter for home consoles and PC. The trailer focuses a little bit on a British special forces unit and some of the tactics that will be employed out on the field. Click To Continue Reading
The government can kill all cell service in a designated area of its choice during “emergencies,” and does not want to disclose any details about how or when they might employ this. Implications for the First Amendment are made clear by one known local use — San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit System disabled service [...]
The engineers of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce had a clear goal in mind: minimize the car’s weight to create the fastest production Lamborghini of all time. Carbon fiber is employed extensively—for the body, door panels, fenders, and even the sport bucket seats—to provide low heft and maximum rigidity. Show More Summary
If you watch this video, which I think you should, just because you need to understand his whine to get the punchline ahead, you'll see that he makes several points about Hillary Clinton's cover-ups and conflicts of interest. Sethie is...
Even though Ellen Pao lost her gender-discrimination suit against a former employer, she's still widely hailed as a hero for bringing the boys' club atmosphere of Silicon Valley under a microscope. But now she's got a tough choice on her hands: The venture-capital firm she sued, Kleiner Perkins Caufield &...
Employers aren’t shy when it comes to recruiting top talent. They typically fill job announcements with explicit details of the responsibilities and qualifications. Well, this San Diego-based tech firm took explicit to another levelShow More Summary
Congratulations, non-supermodels! You are now eligible for minimum wage work at the mall!
Microsoft received the Global Randstad Award Thursday naming it the most attractive global employer of 2015. Press Release: Microsoft received the Global Randstad Award 2015 today, identifying Microsoft as the most attractive employer brand worldwide. 67.8% of the respondents in the Global Randstad Award survey indicate they would like to work for Microsoft. […]
Louisiana has one of the highest rates of drug dependence in the nation.
When a class is certified in a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action, the employer turns over names and addresses and the opt-in letters go out. Nowadays, there is a distinct variation on this theme.
NEW YORK—Finally giving in to their requests to visit his place of employment, local content writer Adam Lundey awkwardly showed his parents around the website where he works, sources confirmed Thursday.
By Jason Albright, Bloomberg BNA A federal district court in California recently dismissed an employer’s claim that SEIU and affiliates, including the CTW Investment Group, violated RICO when they allegedly conspired in a “corporate campaign” that used extortion to unionize hospitals. Show More Summary
If you're looking for a new job, you already have plenty of things to worry about. You shouldn't have to worry about disclosing a disability to potential employers, but many people with physical and psychological disabilities struggle to determine the best time to make such a disclosure. Show More Summary
In 2013, food, soft beverages, alcohol and tobacco accounted for 1 percent of the U.S. GDP, equating to $235.1 billion. Approximately 1.7 million people were employed across this influential sector in January 2015. Just how satisfied are they with their employers? Forbes and Statista asked over 20,000 American workers at large U.S. companies, nonprofit [...]
It's not news when employers complain that unions are trying to drive them out of business. What's unusual about the dispute between small theater companies in Los Angeles County and Actors Equity, which represents stage performers nationwide, is that those complaints are coming from union members...
When it comes to planning your financial future, it’s common to look at how much your investments are making or employer matching benefits. One number can give you a birds-eye view on your overall situation: your personal savings rate. Read more...