Slashdot Items Tagged "employment"

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Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:21PM Google To Open AI Center In China Despite Search Ban
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:01PM The Silicon Valley Paradox: One In Four People Are At Risk of Hunger
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:31PM GE Cuts 12,000 Jobs In Response To Falling Demand For Fossil Fuel Energy
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:15PM Australian Man Uses Snack Bags As Faraday Cage To Block Tracking By Employer
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:09PM Wall Street's Research Jobs Are the Most Likely To Be Upended By AI
Thursday October 26, 2017 @03:40PM Tesla Hit With Labor Complaint On Behalf of Fired Factory Workers
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @01:44AM Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries For Scarce AI Talent
Friday October 20, 2017 @07:46PM Tech Companies To Lobby For Immigrant 'Dreamers' To Remain In US
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:28PM Almost Half of Tech Workers Worry About Losing Their Jobs Because of Ageism, Says Survey
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:16PM Bankers Publicly Embracing Robots Are Privately Fearing Job Cuts
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @03:11PM Tesla Faces Lawsuit For Racial Harassment In Its Factories
Thursday September 28, 2017 @06:48PM IBM Now Has More Employees In India Than In the US
Monday September 18, 2017 @03:16PM Slashdot Asks: Which IT Hiring Trends Are Hot, and Which Ones Are Going Cold?
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:12PM Wisconsin State Legislature Signs Off On $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Package
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:46PM The New Corporate Recruitment Pool: Workers In Dead-End Jobs
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:05PM Only 13 Percent of Americans Are Scared Robots Will Take Their Jobs, Gallup Poll Shows
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:34PM Tesla Faces Labor Board Complaint Alleging Interference With Unionization
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:34PM Autonomous Forklift May Eat Up Warehouse Jobs
Thursday August 10, 2017 @04:55PM Wisconsin Won't Break Even On Foxconn Plant Deal For Over Two Decades
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @12:08AM Google Fires Author of Divisive Memo On Gender Differences
Monday August 07, 2017 @02:33PM Google Grapples With Fallout After Employee Slams Diversity Efforts
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @04:43PM Tesla Factory Workers Pushing For a Union Send Letter of Requests To Company's Board Members
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:02PM New Data On H-1B Visas Prove That IT Outsourcers Hire a Lot But Pay Very Little
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @02:35PM New Data On H-1B Visas Prove That IT Outsourcers Hire a Lot But Pay Very Little
Monday July 31, 2017 @03:09PM The US Is Becoming a Hot Spot For Outsourcing
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:18PM German Court Rules Bosses Can't Use Keyboard-Tracking Software To Spy On Workers
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:22PM Long Working Days Can Cause Heart Problems, Study Says
Monday July 10, 2017 @07:28PM Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves Income Tax For the Rich
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:22PM SoundCloud Lays Off Nearly Half Its Staff, Closes Two Offices
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @03:40PM Chicago To Make Future Plans a Graduation Requirement
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @03:28PM Samsung Plans To Open $380 Million Home Appliance Plant In US, Creating Almost 1,000 Jobs
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @07:42PM Contractors Lose Jobs After Hacking CIA's In-House Vending Machines
Monday June 26, 2017 @09:00PM Amazon Robots Poised To Revamp How Whole Foods Runs Warehouses
Monday June 26, 2017 @02:59PM Judge Sentences Man To One Year In Prison For Hacking Smart Water Readers In Five US Cities
Friday June 23, 2017 @02:49PM IT Services Company Wipro Forces 600 Employees To Work In Bed Bug Infested Office
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:05PM Google Launches Its AI-Powered Jobs Search Engine
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:16PM Former CenturyLink Employee Accuses Company of Running a Wells Fargo-Like Scheme
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:54PM Ask Slashdot: What Types of Jobs Are Opening Up In the New Field of AI?
Thursday June 08, 2017 @07:09PM Uber's Self-Driving Unit Gets New Head of Hardware After Levandowski Firing
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @06:13PM Verizon Expected To Cut Up To 1,000 Yahoo, AOL Jobs After Acquisition
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:58PM 'Our Streets Are Made For People': San Francisco Mulls Ban On Delivery Robots
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:17PM Tesla Fires Female Engineer Who Alleged Sexual Harassment
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:04PM A New Report Finds No Evidence That People Will Work Less Under a Universal Basic Income
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @02:43PM Uber Fires Executive Accused of Stealing Google's Self-Driving Car Secrets
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:17PM US Senator Introduces the First Bill To Give Gig Workers Benefits
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:00PM Chinese Company Offers Free Training For US Coal Miners To Become Wind Farmers
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @06:29PM Renewable Energy Powers Jobs For Almost 10 Million People
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:03PM LeEco Said To Lay Off Over 80 Percent of US Workforce
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:23PM Robots Could Wipe Out Another 6 Million Retail Jobs
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:10PM About 37,000 AT&T Workers Go On Three-Day Strike
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:03PM Uber Threatens To Fire Engineer Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets From Waymo
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:11PM Google To Launch a Jobs Search Engine In the US
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:43PM Microsoft Job Posting Hints At VR MMO
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:41PM A Lowe's Hardware Store Is Trialling Exoskeletons To Give Workers a Helping Hand
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:35PM IT Worker Who Trained H-1B-Visa-Holding Replacement Aims For Congress
Friday May 05, 2017 @06:39PM The Parts of America Most Susceptible To Automation
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @08:03PM Apple Pledges $1 Billion Toward Creating Manufacturing Jobs In US
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @03:19PM IT Contractors In Australia Are Not Being Paid Due To Dispute With Payroll Service
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:41PM Facebook Rejects Female Engineers' Code More Often Than Male Counterparts, Analysis Finds
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @02:58PM San Francisco Politician Jane Kim Is Exploring a Tax On Robots
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:41PM Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:00PM University of California IT Workers Replaced By Offshore Outsourcing Firm To File Discrimination Lawsuit
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:59PM Apple Hires Top Google Satellite Executives For New Hardware Team
Thursday April 20, 2017 @03:28PM Plastc Swiped $9 Million From Backers, Now It Plans To File For Bankruptcy and Shut Down
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:32PM Boeing To Lay Off Hundreds of Engineers Amid Sales Slowdown
Monday April 17, 2017 @11:41PM Trump To Overhaul H-1B Visa Program To Encourage Hiring Americans
Monday April 17, 2017 @05:19PM Chinese Warehouse Cut Labor Costs In Half With a Fleet of Tiny Robots
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:32PM More Americans Now Work Full-Time From Home Than Walk and Bike To Office Jobs
Monday April 10, 2017 @06:31PM McDonald's Is Now Accepting Snapchats As Job Applications
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:28PM Walt Mossberg Is Retiring
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:14PM RightHand Robotics Automates a New Type of Warehouse Work: Recognizing, Picking Up Items From Boxes
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @10:55PM Why More Tech Companies Are Hiring People Without Degrees
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @05:32PM GM Hooking 30,000 Robots To Internet To Keep Factories Humming
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:03PM Former Snapchat Employee Presses To Unseal Allegedly Doctored Usage Statistics
Monday April 03, 2017 @08:42PM Companies Start Implanting Microchips Into Workers' Bodies
Monday April 03, 2017 @05:20PM Verizon Is Rebranding Yahoo, AOL As 'Oath'
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:16PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With a Terrible Tech Manager?
Monday April 03, 2017 @03:15PM Google X Worked An Older Employee Until He Was Hospitalized, Then Laid Him Off
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:09PM Rogue System Administrator Faces 10 Years In Prison For Shutting Down Servers, Deleting Core Files On the Day He Was Fired
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud
Monday March 27, 2017 @08:42PM GameStop To Close At Least 150 Stores Due To Poor Q4 Sales
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:15PM 17,000 AT&T Workers Go On Strike In California and Nevada
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @05:44PM Uber Is Using In-App Podcasts To Dissuade Seattle Drivers From Unionizing
Monday March 13, 2017 @11:01PM Work-Life Balance: Cryptographer Fired By BAE Systems For Taking Care of Dying Wife
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:09PM A Rogue Robot Is Blamed For a Human Colleague's Gruesome Death
Monday March 13, 2017 @03:46PM Online Job Sites May Block Older Workers
Monday March 13, 2017 @03:32PM Lloyds To 'Offshore' 2,000 Jobs In IBM Data Center Outsourcing Deal
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:23PM New Bill Would Allow Employers To Demand Genetic Testing From Workers
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:04PM Why Your Boss Will Crush Your Innovative Ideas
Thursday February 23, 2017 @01:40AM Microsoft Research Developing An AI To Put Coders Out of a Job
Friday February 17, 2017 @04:08PM Bill Gates: The Robot That Takes Your Job Should Pay Taxes
Friday February 17, 2017 @03:38PM EU Moves To Bring In AI Laws, But Rejects Robot Tax Proposal
Monday February 13, 2017 @05:10PM H-1Bs Reduced Computer Programmer Employment By Up To 11%, Study Finds
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:34PM Tesla Employee Calls For Unionization, Musk Says That's 'Morally Outrageous'
Thursday February 09, 2017 @07:08PM eBay Founder Pledges $500,000 To Test Universal Basic Income Program In Kenya
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @05:05PM Goldman Sachs Automated Trading Replaces 600 Traders With 200 Engineers
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @03:56PM There Are Now Twice As Many Solar Jobs As Coal Jobs In the US
Thursday January 26, 2017 @05:11PM Tesla Sues Former Autopilot Executive For Allegedly Stealing Secrets, Poaching Coworkers
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:05PM Foxconn Considers $7 Billion Screen Factory In US, Which Could Create Up To 50,000 Jobs
Saturday January 21, 2017 @01:13AM Microsoft To Lay Off 700 Employees Next Week, Report Says
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:44PM Uber Hires Former Google Search Chief Amit Singhal As SVP of Engineering
Friday January 20, 2017 @02:02AM Facebook Has a Team That Handles Mark Zuckerberg's Page
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @03:14PM Tesla Is Investing $350 Million In Its Gigafactory, Hiring Hundreds of Workers
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:50PM Millennials Earn 20 Percent Less Than Boomers Did At Same Stage of Life
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:35PM Sonos CEO John MacFarlene Steps Down From the Company He Helped Found
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:17PM Theranos Is Laying Off 155 People, About 41 Percent Of Its Workforce
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @08:43PM Department of Labor Sues Google Over Compensation Data
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @06:20PM Medium Cuts Staff By One-Third, Shuts Down New York and DC Offices
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @12:26AM White House: US Needs a Stronger Social Safety Net To Help Workers Displaced by Robots
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:14PM IBM Promises To Hire 25,000 Americans As Tech Executives Set To Meet Trump
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @07:06PM Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Steps Down, Will Now Lead PC-Focused VR Team Within Facebook
Monday December 12, 2016 @04:29PM Disney IT Workers, In Lawsuit, Claim Discrimination Against Americans
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:53PM Yik Yak Lays Off 60 Percent of Employees As Growth Collapses
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:39PM Facebook Said To Create Censorship Tool To Get Back Into China
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:17PM AOL To Cut 500 Workers To Narrow Focus On Mobile, Video
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @05:33PM Cybersecurity CEO Gets Fired After Threatening To Kill Trump On Facebook
Monday November 07, 2016 @06:19PM Facebook Threatens LinkedIn With Job Opening Features
Monday November 07, 2016 @05:35PM Facebook Users Sue Over Alleged Racial Discrimination In Housing, Job Ads
Monday October 31, 2016 @06:21PM Uber Drivers Are Company Employees Not Self-Employed Contractors, Rules British Court
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @08:21PM Google Fiber Pauses Operations, CEO Leaves, and About 9 Percent of Staff Is Being Let Go
Monday October 24, 2016 @08:34PM Twitter Plans To Cut About 300 Jobs As Soon As This Week: Bloomberg
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:34PM Facebook Employees Tried To Remove Trump Posts As Hate Speech
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:40PM HP Plans To Cut Up To 4,000 Jobs Over Next 3 Years Amid PC Slump
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:02PM Baby Boomers Don't Have a Stronger Work Ethic Than Later Generations, Says Study
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:53PM Facebook Launches 'Workplace' So You Can Use Facebook At Work For Work
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:21PM Theranos To Shut Down Its Blood-Testing Facilities, Shrink Workforce By 40%
Monday September 26, 2016 @05:45PM US Department of Labor Is Suing Peter Thiel's Startup 'Palantir' For Discriminating Against Asians
Friday September 23, 2016 @09:43PM The Verge's Deputy Editor Chris Ziegler Was Secretly Working For Apple For Two Months
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:12AM 21st Century Fox Sues Netflix Over Executive Poaching
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @12:56AM Robots Will Eliminate 6% of All US Jobs By 2021, Says Report
Thursday September 08, 2016 @04:21PM Wells Fargo Fires 5,300 Employees For Creating Millions of Phony Accounts
Thursday September 08, 2016 @12:42AM Uber Drivers Are Subject To Individual Arbitration, Says Court
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @06:45PM University of California Hires India-Based IT Outsourcer, Lays Off Tech Workers
Thursday September 01, 2016 @05:18PM WrkRiot Collapses Amongst Allegations of Fraud
Monday August 29, 2016 @03:54PM FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones In The Air Within A Year
Friday August 26, 2016 @11:03PM White House Is Planning To Let More Foreign Entrepreneurs Work In the US
Friday August 26, 2016 @05:26PM Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft Sign White House Pledge For Equal Pay
Thursday August 25, 2016 @03:03PM Google Fiber To Cut Staff In Half After User Totals Disappoint, Says Report
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @03:48PM HP Hit With Age-Discrimination Suit Claiming Old Workers Purged
Thursday August 18, 2016 @12:57AM WSJ: Facebook's Point System Fails To Close Diversity Gap
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:15PM Cisco Reports Fourth-Quarter 2016 Earnings
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @10:56PM Cisco Systems To Lay Off About 14,000 Employees, Representing 20% of Global Workforce
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:23PM AR Helmet Startup Skully Has Crashed and Burned
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:18PM Issa Bill Would Kill A Big H-1B Loophole
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:40PM Seagate Fires 6,500, Or 14% of Workforce, Stock Soars
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:34PM Ask Slashdot: Is It Ever OK To Quit Without Giving Notice?
Saturday July 02, 2016 @08:11AM Spain Runs Out of Workers With Almost 5 Million Unemployed
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:28PM GE Considers Scrapping The Annual Raise
Thursday June 02, 2016 @04:04PM IT Layoffs At Insurance Firm Are A 'Never-Ending Funeral'
Friday May 27, 2016 @11:23PM Finnish Government Criticizes Microsoft For Job Cuts, 'Broken Promises'
Thursday May 26, 2016 @09:03AM Adidas To Sell Robot-Made Shoes In Germany
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @07:36PM Employers Struggle To Find Workers Who Can Pass A Drug Test
Thursday April 28, 2016 @01:37PM Manufacturing Jobs On Decline Around the World
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @05:10PM Intel Confirms Major Layoff: 12,000 Worldwide, 11 Percent of Workforce
Sunday April 03, 2016 @04:23PM Tech Jobs Are Replacing Tech Jobs in Silicon Valley
Saturday March 26, 2016 @12:50PM Uber Recruiting Engineers By Randomly Sending Coding Game To Play During Rides
Friday March 18, 2016 @07:12PM Laid-Off Abbott IT Workers Won't Have To Train Their Replacements
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @08:58AM RBS Cuts Hundreds of Jobs As FCA Approves 'Robo-Advisers'
Sunday March 13, 2016 @09:43AM Why Do We Work So Hard?
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:07AM 1 in 3 Developers Fear AI Will Replace Them
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @01:25AM A New Reality For IT: the 18-Month Org Chart
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @10:17AM Dutch Companies Not Allowed To Fitness-Track Their Employees
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:22PM Sweeping Changes At Microsoft Studios Kill Lionhead Studios and Fable
Saturday March 05, 2016 @08:50PM A Phone App Helps Day Laborers Attack Wage Theft
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:45AM Laid-Off Disney IT Workers Decry Offshoring At Trump Rally
Friday February 26, 2016 @07:55PM Former Disney IT Worker's Complaint To Congress: How Can You Allow This?
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:34AM Yelp Employee Posts Open Letter About Cost Of Living And Low Wages, Gets Fired
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:43AM VC Firm Y Combinator Launches an Experiment In Universal Basic Income
Monday February 01, 2016 @04:06PM Former Yahoo Employee Challenges the Legality of Yahoo's Ranking System
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @07:57AM Disney IT Workers Prepare To Sue Over Foreign Replacements
Friday November 13, 2015 @10:47AM Bank of England's Andy Haldane Warns Smart Machines Could Take 15M UK Jobs
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:05PM In Turnabout, SunTrust Removes Contentious Severance Clause
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:44AM Bank's Severance Deal Requires IT Workers To Be Available For Two Years
Sunday July 12, 2015 @11:01AM Uber Class-Action Case May Hinge On What the Drivers Want
Thursday May 28, 2015 @10:41AM A Tool For Analyzing H-1B Visa Applications Reveals Tech Salary Secrets
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @02:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @10:56AM Tech Recruiters Defend 'Blacklists,' Lack of Feedback, Screening Techniques
Friday October 17, 2014 @08:08PM Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:21PM NSA CTO Patrick Dowd Moonlighting For Private Security Firm
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @11:53AM Ask Slashdot: Finding a Job After Completing Computer Science Ph.D?
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:12AM Nonprofit Builds Salesforce Cloud For the Blind
Saturday September 06, 2014 @07:20PM Silicon Valley Fights Order To Pay Bigger Settlement In Tech Talent Hiring Case
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:13AM IT Job Hiring Slumps
Saturday May 31, 2014 @11:38AM HR Chief: Google Sexual, Racial Diversity "Not Where We Want to Be"
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:34PM HP Makes More Money, Cuts 16,000 Jobs
Friday September 27, 2013 @08:47PM Justice Department Slaps IBM Over H-1B Hiring Practices
Friday August 02, 2013 @05:51AM Alcatel-Lucent Cuts Go Deeper — 7,500 Jobs Gone and Counting
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:16AM Silicon Valley In 2013 Resembles Logan's Run In 2274
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:02PM Immigration Bill Passes the Senate, Includes More H-1B Visas
Thursday June 27, 2013 @02:38PM Ask Slashdot: Exploiting 'Engineering And ...' On a Resume?
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @08:45AM Are Contests the Best Way To Find Programmers?
Friday April 26, 2013 @07:32AM Electronic Arts Slashes Workforce
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @11:37AM Dropcam CEO's Beef With Brogramming and Free Dinners
Thursday April 18, 2013 @09:35AM NSA Data Center Brings Concerns Over Security and Privacy and Jobs
Friday April 12, 2013 @05:19PM Browser Choice May Affect Your Job Prospects