LaborUnionReport.com In the Spring of 2010, the Service Employees International Union’s ambitious plan to unionize fast-food workers was exposed.
Following on the potentially major lawsuits against Uber and Lyft about their classification of drivers as independent contractors, delivery people working for services like Postmates are suing too. [ more › ]
Australian marine pilotage company Australian Reef Pilots (ARP) has been bought by a consortium of its employees. ARP, which services shipping through the Great Barrier Reef,
Fifteen years’ service at Manchester United deserves a special surprise… over to you, Juan Mata! Posted by Manchester United on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Manchester United have uploaded a brilliant video onto their official Facebook page. Today is the 15th anniversary of one club employee’s time at Old Trafford, and the Red Devils chose to […]
TAXES ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: Federal employees owed more in delinquent taxes last year than any year in the past decade, costing the Internal Revenue Service $1.4 billion in 2014.
The House Ways & Means Committee is marking up a number of tax bills: H.R. 1058, “Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2015.” H.R. 1152, “To prohibit officers and employees of the Internal Revenue Service from using personal email accounts to conduct official business.” H.R. 1026, “Taxpayer Knowledge of IRS...
In a mobile first, cloud first world, every business needs to deliver great mobile and web experiences that engage and connect with their customers, and which enable their employees to be even more productive. These apps need to work with any device, and to be able to consume and integrate with data anywhere. Show More Summary
In a mobile-first, cloud-first world, companies are using apps to connect with and better engage their customers, partners, and employees anywhere, and on any device. They are relying on developers to build those apps with increasing speed –that can connect to popular services and on-premises systems and autoscale as the business needs. Show More Summary
Servicing ego rather than customers -- or even employees.
Allgreens, a medical-marijuana dispensary in Denver, has won its cash payment battle with the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS demands electronic payroll tax deposits. Allgreens, however, began making its federal employee withholding...Show More Summary
One gentleman (and that’s being polite) wasn’t “lovin'” his trip to McDonalds, and leapt over the service counter in a rage. It seemed that everyone whipped out their phones, yet
ISS is a Danish company based in Copenhagen which specialises in logistics services, such as cleaning, catering, and building management. With 518,000 employees, ISS is the fourth-largest employer in the world, and looks after landmarks like the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Show More Summary
Two Spanish tourists have been found alive following Wednesday's deadly attack on a Tunis museum after spending the night hiding inside, the emergency services said. A museum employee hid the two Spaniards in an office during the four-hour rampage by gunmen in military uniform, in which 17 other foreign tourists and two Tunisians were killed. Show More Summary
By John Hanna, Daily Journal Republican legislators in Kansas were moving ahead Wednesday with bills to shrink the state's civil service and restrict public employee unions, saying the measures would modernize government and make it operate more like private industry.
A case filed in California's Northern District Court claims that the grocery delivery service owes workers for expenses
Clearwater Ferry launched its beach commuter service Monday, giving island employees an optional express route to beat the tourist-season traffic jams along the Memorial Causeway and a way to avoid the hunt for the scarce parking spaces...Show More Summary
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and nearly 30 other Uber employees have been charged on suspicion of operating illegal taxi services in South Korea, the country's Yonhap News Agency reports. Korean police announced the move on Tuesday, and say that if Uber continues doing business in the same way, officials will seek an arrest warrant against Kalanick. Show More Summary
Rossen Dimitrov, Vice President of Customer Service at Qatar Airways, has a message for the entire airline staff and it definitely speaks volumes about the importance of conduct and professional etiquette. According to Mail Online, the...Show More Summary
The federal government dropped charges against an accused National Weather Service hydrologist last week, five months after she was arrested and charged with illegally accessing and downloading restricted information about the country's dams. http://thevane.gawker.com/natl-weather-s... Read more...
From last week, two California lawsuits that could be very costly for e-hailing industry leaders Uber and Lyft will be moving to trial, as the Boston Globe reported: The on-demand car services will need to make the case to juries why...Show More Summary