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CNN Pays Tribute to Retiring Director Roger Strauss

Last week, we mention director Roger Strauss was leaving CNN after 34-plus years of service. The network ended his tenure on Friday with a touching tribute to the original CNN employee. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Audit: IRS not doing enough to prevent conflicts of interest

Dozens of Internal Revenue Service employees have earned money preparing tax filings since 2009 in violation of agency policy, and one pleaded guilty last year to illegally accessing taxpayer data to conduct a private business, according to federal auditors. Show More Summary

Lawmaker: Delayed notification of postal hacking ‘doesn’t fly’

The top Democrat on a House panel this week criticized the U.S. Postal Service for waiting to notify employees that a recent breach of the organization’s computer network had compromised their personal information, saying the agency’s justification for the delay “doesn’t fly.” Rep. Show More Summary

Report: Obama to meet with senior federal executives next month

President Obama plans to meet with senior federal executives early next month, according to a Government Executive report. The gathering will take place on Dec. 9 with Senior Executive Service employees and other senior-level managers across government, with the event open to all qualifying personnel, Government Executive said. Show More Summary

Byzantine Civil Service Fight in New Orleans Leads to 20 Percent Raises for Police Officers

4 days agoNews : Reason

There's an ongoing fight in New Orleans over policies related to public employees. Apparently the mayor, Mitch Landrieu, has tried to implement changes under the "Great Place to Work Initiative." The changes would increase the minimum...Show More Summary

SendHub grabs $5M to put your office phone system on your cellphone

Business communications should be just as easy and convenient as the personal cell phone plans and services you buy, says SendHub. The Y Combinator-backed startup has been putting companies’ phone systems in employee phones for the past three years, and today it announced it has raised a new $5 million in funding to continue building out […]

7 Mindfulness Tips for Happiness at Work

So many people are miserable at work! Millions, it turns out. No matter what the "work" is -- corporate leaders, cashiers and food service employees, entrepreneurs -- we're a culture of misery when it comes to work. And the costs of that misery are high indeed, both in the workplace, as well as for individuals. Show More Summary

Why isn’t the government protecting employees from discrimination?

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Women and minorities who face workplace discrimination or harassment ordinarily receive vital legal services from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)....Show More Summary

A Leaked Internal Uber Presentation Shows What The Company Really Values In Its Employees

Uber has two rather divergent reputations as a company. For consumers, it's a fantastic, dead simple service that delivers cars on-demand. In the media, it's seen as an arrogant, ruthless company that does whatever it takes to succeed. Show More Summary

Postal Service ‘functioning normally’ after cyber breach, official says in testimony for hearing

The U.S. Postal Service is “functioning normally” after a recent cyber breach that compromised customer and employee data, and the agency has yet to find evidence that hackers used the information for identity theft, according to the agency’s head of digital security. Show More Summary

Your Money Special Report: The Under-the-Tray-Table Upgrade

As airlines expand first-class service and crowd coach passengers into tighter spaces, a reporter tries bribing airline and airport employees, as well as passengers, to get an upgrade.

Amazon Hiring Engineers for Amazon Prime Air (their robopocalyptic drone devliery system) in the UK

Amazon is looking to recruit British employees to join its Prime Air unmanned air vehicle delivery service project, which until now was largely centred out of its Seattle headquarters.The company’s job site lists vacancies for a flight...Show More Summary

Lyft Sets Its Sights On Commuters With Employee Perks

Partners include Adobe, Yelp, Stripe, Postmates, and Thumbtack. Close to 30 companies now offer Lyft as a perk for their employees. The ridesharing service unveiled a new program Thursday that will let employers dole out credits for employees' commutes and other work-related transportation. Read Full Story

USPS Data Breach Highlights Union Hypocrisy

Recently, a United States Postal Service computer system experienced a security breach. The result: around 800,000 current and former USPS employees' private information, including their names, email addresses, phone numbers, and home addresses were exposed.

Bonus Watch ’14: James Gorman Is Proud Of Y’All

In late January, in the year of 2012, Morgan Stanley had a lot of unhappy employees on its hands. Bonuses had just been announced, and the majority of the team was displeased. But while some bank CEOs might’ve paid lip service to the...Show More Summary

Lyft Becomes An Employee Perk With Launch Of ‘Lyft For Work’

On-demand ride-sharing service Lyft is announcing a new program that will allow businesses to give Lyft credits to employees as a perk. The new Lyft for Work program, which launches today, is aimed to boost adoption of the service while also providing a better commuting experience for company employees. Read More

Lyft Goes After Business Dollars With New Commuter Offering

The car-hailing app has launched a new service for companies to issue ride credits to employees that promises to make your work commute faster, cheaper and more reliable.

Employees in All but Name

Two workers have filed a class-action suit against Handy, an app for ordering cleaning services, in the latest fight over the distinction between employees and independent contractors.

Alabama gun repairman vilified for anti-veteran Facebook post: ‘You are NOT hero’s’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

An Alabama gun shop employee is backing away from controversial remarks he made in a Facebook post on Veterans Day. Michael Schuette said he became angry while reading social media comments praising veterans for their service and posted remarks that have angered people all over the U.S. “OK,...

Annual Report: Pension Liabilities Are Getting Even Worse

last weekNews : Reason

The bankruptcies of cities like Detroit and Stockton, California, have shined fairly bright lights on the fiscal unsustainability of benefits offered to public employees. And we’ve seen at least lip service and some stabs at reform, lackluster as they may be. Show More Summary

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