Google To Pay $2.6 Million To Settle Allegations Of Discrimination Against Asians, WomenGoogle will pay $2.6 million to more than 5,500 employees and past job applicants to resolve allegations that the internet giant discriminated against female engineers and Asians in California and Washington state.
Coronavirus Jobs: Federal Dept Of Labor Hiring Bay Area Wage and Hour InvestigatorsThe U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday that its Wage and Hour Division will be hiring 45 additional investigators, including five in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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.
Judge: Feds Asked Google For Too Much Data In Gender Bias CaseAn administrative law judge has ruled that Labor Department officials investigating gender pay bias had asked Google for data in a way that's too broad and intrusive on employee privacy.
Obama To Expand Overtime Pay For 5 Million WorkersThe Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.
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.
Holiday Season Hiring Helps Trim Unemployment Rate; Lowest Since March '09Holiday hiring seemed to help the unemployed, especially in the Bay Area, with hundreds of people securing jobs since stores began seasonal hiring in September.