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Apple Pay expected to go live in the U.K. on July 14th

12 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

  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 […]

Per Se Violated Labor Law With ‘Service Charge,’ Inquiry Finds

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

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 fighting for Uber and Lyft employees is taking the fight to four more companies

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

Shyp to reclassify its couriers as employees

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.

CEO Kevin Gibbon On Why Shyp Is Converting Its 1099 Workers Into W2 Employees

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

Bobby Jindal’s Religious Liberty Executive Order Is Probably Illegal, Definitely Anti-Gay

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 now classifies its courier drivers as employees, not contractors

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

The Price Of Control: On-Demand Shipping Service Shyp Converts Its Couriers To Employees

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.

Why On-Demand Shipping Service Shyp Is Turning Its Couriers Into Employees

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

Want to know if your employees are security savvy? Run your own phishing campaign

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.

An Apple employee tells us they switched off its new Beats 1 radio station after hearing just two tracks (AAPL)

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 Threatened with $36,500 IRS Fines For Helping Employees With Health Costs

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 [...]

A Better Way to Set Public Pay

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...

Square launches payroll service for small businesses

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

NSA Employees Are Training Service Dogs While Working

"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

About 100 of Microsoft's Bing employees will now work for Uber under new deal

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.

Ferry Workers Block Calais Port Again in Dispute

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

Ferry workers block Calais port again in dispute

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.

Top Director of Ukraine’s Security Services Accused of Being ‘Russian Spy’

A top-tier employee of Ukraine’s Security Services (SBU) was arrested Saturday on suspicion of treason, Regnum News Agency reported.

TX: Metro Agrees to Consider Concerns on Changing Elderly, Disabled Service

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

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