1. cageymaru

    Uber Settles Driver Classification Lawsuit for $20 Million

    Uber has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a lawsuit that stemmed from its classification of its drivers as independent contractors. By classifying its drivers as independent contractors, the ride-hailing service was able to avoid paying expenses and benefits associated with traditional...
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    Employee's Porn Habit Infects U.S. Geological Survey Network with Malware Infection

    A government employee at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) used his work laptop to search over 9,000 porn web pages while on the U.S. Government's network. These pages were routed through Russian servers and contained malware. An investigation by the Office of lnspector General (OIG) into...
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    Amazon Raises Minimum Wage to $15 for All US Employees

    Amazon has raised the minimum wage for all US employees to $15 starting on November 1st. This includes all full-time, part-time, temporary, seasonal, and even those associates employed from temp agencies. This will benefit the 250,000 Amazon employees and the 100,000 seasonal employees...
  4. DooKey

    Facebook Fires Employee Using Facebook Tools to Stalk Women

    A couple of days ago Kyle posted news of a possible stalker using internal Facebook tools to stalk women. Facebook didn't wait too long to get rid of this guy in this updated story and he's on the outside looking in. Of course he's not really bright since he basically told one of his victims...
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    Amazon Patents Employee Tracking Wristband

    A newly discovered patent filed for by Amazon in 2016, details a wristband designed to keep track of employees in warehouses. The bracelet would emit ultrasonic sound pulses which would be picked up be receivers in the shelving units and elsewhere, not only giving the employees position in the...