Apple appears to be planning to enable its Apple Pay iPhone mobile payments service in the United Kingdom on July 14th, according to sources at multiple retailers. Apple has informed some Apple Retail employees in the U.K. that Apple Pay support will go live on that Tuesday, while an internal memos for supermarket Waitress […]
The restaurant described an operational charge for private dining events using terminology that the state attorney general said could lead customers to believe it was a tip for employees.
The lawyer who sued Uber and Lyft for not classifying contract workers as employees is now representing workers against four more on-demand companies: delivery services Postmates and Instacart, laundry service Washio, shipping company Shyp. Show More Summary
On-demand postal service Shyp announced Wednesday it will reclassify its couriers - all of whom are independent contractors - as employees, pulling itself out of the worker classification gray area in which companies like Uber and Lyft find themselves.
This morning, Shyp, the San Francisco-based shipping services company, announced that, “After careful consideration, we’ve decided to transition Shyp couriers, the individuals who complete pickups at our customers’ homes and offices, to W2 employees.” Read More
On Tuesday, Louisiana civil liberties groups filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s recent “Marriage and Conscience” executive order, which allowed businesses and government employees to refuse service to gay couples. The order, these groups claim, exceeds Jindal’s power under the Louisiana constitution. Show More Summary
Shyp, the on-demand courier service, has switched all drivers to W2 employees. The company calls it “an investment in a longer-term relationship with our couriers, which we believe will ultimately create the best experience for our customers.”...Show More Summary
On-demand companies used to dance up against a branding dilemma: if they controlled their contractors too much, they were at legal risk. But Shyp and other companies are starting to pay the price of control by switching their workers to expensive employees so they can train them more.
Staffers are more pricey than freelancers. But if they make for a better customer experience, it could be worth it. When you use the Shyp delivery service, you use your smartphone to snap a photo of the object you need shipped, and a courier shows up and takes the item away. Show More Summary
In a Q&A with ZDNet, the vice president of Cybersecurity Services at Fidelis explains why top-level management has to be the security-focused example for others to follow.
It's day two of Apple's ambitious project to build an online radio station inside its new music streaming service, Apple Music. The launch of Beats 1, the radio station presented by former BBC Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe, didn't go to plan. Show More Summary
Small businesses that reimburse employees for the cost of premiums for individual health insurance policies or pay their health costs directly will be fined up to $36,500 a year per employee under a new Internal Revenue Service regulation that takes effect July 1, 2015. According to the notice, an employer arrangement [...]
By Thom Reilly, Governing Fair pay is paramount for public agencies. Pay too little and good employees go elsewhere. Pay too much and budgets and taxpayers suffer, impacting the provision of effective and efficient government servic...
Today, payments startup Square is launching its latest small business offering: payroll services. For $20 a month plus an additional $5 per employee, Square Payroll will handle employee payment and all the accompanying taxes. This service...Show More Summary
"The dogs don't take away from the work," Sharon Shoemaker, an NSA mathematician and service dog trainer, said of her work-pups. Shoemaker is one of several National Security Agency employees who participate in an unusual and beloved...Show More Summary
Microsoft is selling off some of its assets from its Bing division to the car-sharing service Uber. Specifically, Uber is acquiring 100 of Microsoft's employees that were involved in image and data collection from Bing, along with certain assets.
Employees of a ferry service recently sold by Eurotunnel renewed a blockade of the northern French port of Calais on Monday after a court rejected their bid to
LILLE (Reuters) - Employees of a ferry service recently sold by Eurotunnel renewed a blockade of the northern French port of Calais on Monday after a court rejected their bid to extend the service's charter contract with Eurotunnel.
A top-tier employee of Ukraine’s Security Services (SBU) was arrested Saturday on suspicion of treason, Regnum News Agency reported.
June 26--Riders and employees urged Metro officials Thursday to reconsider a plan to outsource the agency's service for elderly and disabled riders, a shift that could save the agency millions of dollars. Metropolitan Transit Authority...Show More Summary