Drivers for the ride-hailing service say they're being shortchanged because of Uber considers them independent contractors, not employees
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Business owners often scramble to find technically competent employees to fill positions, so our desire for a truly customer-friendly workforce can sometimes be put on the back burner. This is a risky move for new businesses or even companies in expansion mode. Show More Summary
What started off as a multi-year layoff in which HP paid severance of about one week for every year of service has turned into something else for some employees, particularly in HP's struggling Enterprise Services unit. HP is liningShow More Summary
Former employees of the dissolved MyFerryLink passenger and freight ferry company used lifeboats to block ferries at the French port of Calais, affecting thousands of passengers, the BBC reported on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees. The San Francisco company...Show More Summary
Naked Wines, an online wine retailer that lets customers fund independent winemakers, just launched a new service letting people order bottles of plonk via text. The "Text for Wine" service was suggested by employees and lets existing customers order a case of wine by texting the name to Naked. Show More Summary
On-demand parking service ZIRX is changing the way that it classifies its workers. The company is in the process of converting its parking attendants and dispatchers to employees. The company says that it expects to complete this process by the end of 2015. With a mission of “reinventing what it means to own a car in the […]
A new ruling entitles temporary workers and franchise employees to negotiate directly with their employer's employer. In a decision that has huge ramifications for the fast food industry and service economy at large, federal regulators...Show More Summary
Gannett CEO Bob Dickey sent this letter to employees Thursday morning: Good Morning, I wanted to let you know that today we are offering eligible, long-term Gannett employees within certain business segments and departments of our company the opportunity to take advantage of an early retirement program. The employees who are receiving the offer all … Read More
From bringing people together at the World Cup, to improving the way employees talk to each other, Google Cloud Platform Services Partners help customers unlock the full potential of our products. To help our partners focus more on their...Show More Summary
Facebook made waves on Wednesday when it unveiled M, a new virtual assistant that can do everything from making restaurant reservations for you to sending flowers to your spouse. The service is currently in testing and only available to a few hundred people in the San Francisco Bay Area. Show More Summary
In response to yesterday’s raid of male escort service Rentboy.com’s Manhattan headquarters–which saw the arrest of seven past and present employees including chief executive, Jeffrey Hurant–Florida attorney and South Florida Gay News...Show More Summary
Your employees have gone rogue. No, they’re not selling secrets to competitors or anything so nefarious, but they are using IT systems and services without the express knowledge of the company they work for. This is known as Shadow IT and it’s a growing problem within enterprises propagated by the fact business leaders seem to be turning the other cheek. More »
The head of a multimillion-dollar male escort service and six of his employees were indicted on charges that they used the company as a front to promote prostitution.
Amazon is testing a restaurant delivery service, according to a new report in GeekWire. It's currently testing the delivery service with its own employees in Seattle, where Amazon is based. The report did not say how many restaurants...Show More Summary
Rentboy.com CEO Jeffrey Hurant and the employees were charged in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.
Manhattan-based male escort service CEO and six of his employees arrested on charges of promoting prostitution
U.S. authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of the chief executive officer and six employees of Rentboy.com for promoting prostitution through what prosecutors described as the largest online male escort service. Rentboy.com CEO...Show More Summary
Federal authorities in New York City have arrested the head of an online male escort service and six of his employees on prostitution charges. Prosecutors announced the charges Tuesday against... To view the full story, click the title link.