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IBM expands mobile device support, endorses Citrix remote access

Continuing its cloud streak, IBM is launching two new services that aim to help both mobile workers and the practitioners keeping an eye on them become more productive. The move underscores a renewed focus on enterprise employees that IBM kicked off … Continue reading ?

Union calls for leadership from Apple on treatment of security guards

As unions in Silicon Valley are pushing for better conditions for contract employees, including security guards, Apple finds itself caught in a labor debate. The Service Employees International Union and civil rights activist the Rev. Show More Summary

Beware: Your Supervisor Can Soon Read Your Slack Messages

Slack, the workplace communications tool for group chats, will introduce a new tier of service on January 1 called Slack Plus—and employees may not like it very much. Aimed at large companies, Plus brings in the one feature that will...Show More Summary

Salesforce courts SMBs with app store for customer support service Inc. launched a new application catalog for its service that aims to make an unprecedented amount of information available to support-desk employees via its AppExchange platform. The service is aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) customers. The App … Continue reading ?

Employee Misclassification, Labor Laws and the Sharing Economy

Two cleaning ladies have filed a class-action lawsuit against Handy, claiming the maid-on-demand service violated a number of labor laws. The basis of the suit against Handy is the folks filing the suit claim they should be classified as employees,...

No Slacking Off With New Slack Feature That Allows Your Boss To Read Your Messages

Updates to the privacy policy and terms of service will let employers with stricter regulations have access to employee communications. Slack, the insanely popular office collaboration and communication service that recently enteredShow More Summary

Slack adds Compliance Exports to let companies meet regulatory standards for employee communications

Slack, a startup with increasingly popular software that employees can use to communicate with one another, today introduced a feature for its Slack Plus tier of service that could put big companies’ regulatory concerns at ease. It’s a way for admins to export all messages out of the cloud-based application. To meet these specific needs […]

British and American Security Services Pass Around Our Nude Photos ... While Protecting Pedophiles

The British spy agency GCHQ and the NSA collected millions of webcam images... many of them nude. NSA employees routinely pass around nude photos and videos of everyday normal citizens gathered through mass surveillance. They say: "Trust us, we won't misuse any nude images." They say: "We're the good guys... Show More Summary

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

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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

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