Obama Signs Order To Protect Gay, Transgender WorkersPresident Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."
As Workforce Expands At Tesla Motors, Company Is Hiring More VeteransThe Palo Alto company has more than 6,000 employees and 5 percent are currently American military veterans.
Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.
Google Workforce Breakdown Shows White Males Dominate In TechGoogle released a breakdown of the demographics of its workforce for the first time Wednesday, showing its employees are predominantly white males.
Oakland's Laney College Helping To Fill Expected Manufacturing OpeningsA study by the Boston Consulting group finds that the U.S. manufacturing industry faces a serious skilled labor shortage. The new report says the shortage isn’t a big deal right now but it will balloon by the end of the decade from 80,000 to 100,000 to 875,000.
Clinton Touts Future Of Women In Business At SF Conference Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the need to improve global economic productivity by leveling the playing field for women in San Francisco Friday.
Study Finds Few Women Business Executives Women still don't have much traction in the boardroom. According to a new business study, over the past five years women haven't made significant inroads at the top.
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