Amazon's Idea For Employee-Tracking Wearables Raises ConcernsNews that Amazon has considered wearables has raised concerns about workplace surveillance.
Workers Waste Hours On The Job On Their SmartphonesEmployees spend one hour and a half each day doing personal tasks at work -- almost an hour is on a smartphone, according to a new survey.
Expensive Toys For Needy Kids End Up With Santa Clara County EmployeesSanta Clara County Assessor Larry Stone is trying to turn a wrong into a right after toys meant as gifts for disadvantaged kids wound up in the hands of some county employees.
$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.
Uber's Contract Workers Lose Court Bid To Be Classified As EmployeesUber’s contract workers must resolve their differences through individual actions, rather than as a group, a court ruled Wednesday.
Uber Agrees To Pay $84 Million, Keep Drivers Independent ContractorsUber agrees to pay $84 million to settle lawsuits and keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees.
Watch Snoop Dogg Train Burger King EmployeesVIDEO: The “internal use only” video has been "leaked."
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.