Oracle Accused Of Underpaying Women, Minorities By $400 MillionRegulators are accusing Redwood City-based software maker Oracle of engaging in discriminatory practices that resulted in thousands of its women, black and Asian employees being underpaid by more than $400 million.
Unemployment Rate Matches Lowest Point In Half A CenturyThe jobless rate inched down to 3.8% in May, another sign of the strong economy and tight labor market.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Jobs Report Surprise: 313,000 Added In FebruaryFebruary also marked the 89th consecutive month of job gains, the longest streak since the Labor Department began keeping track in the 1940s.
Google Refutes Charges, Says Company Has No Gender Pay GapGoogle said it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly.
$866K Judgment Won For Improperly Compensated SF Bank EmployeesThe U.S. Department of Labor won an $866K court judgement for employees improperly compensated at California Pacific Bank.
San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other IndustriesWhile demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
SF Mayor Lee’s Initiative Designed To Add 2,500 Jobs in 5 YearsMayor Ed Lee announced Tuesday the launch of a citywide initiative designed to train and place 2,500 people in high-tech jobs over the next five years.
Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is QuestionableObviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And SpinsThe blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.
Labor Department Provides Additional $6M Grant To Ex-NUMMI WorkersThe U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $6 million grant to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800 workers directly affected by the closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. auto plant in Fremont two years ago.
Chuck E. Cheese Fined For Child Labor Violations In Bay AreaChuck E. Cheese aims to be friendly towards young kids. But the restaurant has been fined by the Department of Labor for violating child labor laws.
California Gets Over $800 Million In Unemployment FundsFederal officials announced Wednesday that California will receive more than $800 million in funding to help the unemployed as the state struggles to deal with the economy and a huge budget hole.
Money Awarded for Green Job Training