Apple, Google, 3 Other Tech Giants Settle On $415 Million In Employee Poaching ScandalA federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple, Google, Intel and two other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
Netflix Offering New Parents Up To 1-Year Of Paid Leave For EmployeesNetflix is letting new parents on its payroll to take up to a year’s paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
Millions Of California Workers Could Benefit From New Sick Pay LawMore than 6 million workers are expected to benefit from a new law taking effect Wednesday that requires California employers to provide them at least three paid sick days a year.
More Employees Choosing Flexible Work Hours Over Higher SalariesJill Schlesinger looks at jobs that let you balance work and family time.
Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 JobsTesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.
San Francisco's Substance-Free Morning Rave, 'Daybreaker', Turns OneSan Francisco's 'Daybreaker' party is a morning rave for people who want to dance during sunrise and without substances. KCBS' Jeffrey Schaub checked out the event, which celebrated its first anniversary.
7 Warning Signs Silicon Valley Companies Should Know That Signal An Employee Is About To Go Work For The CompetitionGreat employees fuel the Silicon Valley engine. But keeping them can be a challenge. Like a card player who broadcasts the next move, maybe we can read the turnover signals in advance.
Emeryville Approves Highest Minimum Wage In The Country At Nearly $16 An HourThe ordinance goes into effect July 1st and by 2019, the city’s minimum wage will go up to nearly $16 an hour.
Minimum Wage Hike Hits Oakland Chinatown Shop, Restaurant Owners HardSome shop owners in Oakland’s Chinatown say business is down, and they are struggling to stay afloat after the city’s minimum wage increased to over $12-an-hour, making it the highest in the country.
'Credibles' App Helping Small Bay Area Businesses Stay Afloat, Reward Repeat CustomersA new app is helping businesses keep cash on hand, and letting customers earn bonuses by pre-paying for the products they need.
San Francisco Museum Employees Protest Use Of Thumbprints To Clock In-And-Out Of WorkSan Francisco city employees working at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums rallied at City Hall Tuesday to protest use of their thumbprints in biometric authorization, voicing concerns that a cyber hack could irretrievably comprise their personal information.
Apple Battery Lawsuit Employee Poaching Noncompete iPhone iPadA battery maker is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and non-compete agreements.