NEWS2BUSINESS.NET: Top News and Analysis 01:00, 09/14/2019

Google will now post this list of employee 'rights' at HQ as part of legal settlement

After an employee accused Google of stifling free speech, the company settled with the U.S. National Labor Relations board and will post a list of worker rights....

Google will now post this list of employee 'rights' at HQ as part of legal settlement

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Man considering legal action after Starbucks employee labels drink 'Isis' Niquel Johnson said when he ordered at a Philadelphia store he gave his Islamic name, AzizA Philadelphia man has said he is considering legal action against Starbucks after an employee asked for his name to label his drink but ended up writing the title of the Islamic State.Niquel Johnson, 40, told ...
21:16, 09/02/2019

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.       ...
20:48, 09/10/2019

Ex-major leaguer, hospital, reach $5.1M legal settlement BOSTON (AP) — Former major-league pitcher Bobby Jenks has agreed to accept a $5.1 million settlement from Massachusetts General Hospital and a doctor he says caused his career-ending spine injury. The Boston Globe reports that Jenks reached an out-of-court settlement Wednesday with the Boston hospit...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Alphabet legal chief, already in hot water over past relationship, married an employee this weekend The marriage comes as Drummond, who made more than $47 million in 2018, toes the line of company policies discouraging employees from dating subordinates, a source of significant employee discontent at the tech giant....
06:16, 09/04/2019

| Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement? US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network....
07:32, 07/25/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to the Johnson Space Center. Just shy of his 40th birth...
08:48, 07/20/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Amazon to Overhaul Marketplace Terms as Part of German Settlement Amazon.com has agreed to change the terms of service on its platforms for third-party sellers around the world, following an investigation in Germany into the e-commerce giant’s practices in its fast-growing marketplace segment....
11:16, 07/17/2019

Facebook Agrees to Extensive New Oversight as Part of $5 Billion Settlement The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s personal information....
19:16, 07/27/2019

Facebook to create a privacy panel as part of $5 billion FTC settlement The FTC is to announce that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion.Read More...
17:00, 07/24/2019

Kristin Cavallari fires employee after 'insensitive' 9/11 Instagram post: Report After receiving backlash for an "insensitive" post while in New York City on Sept. 11, Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired one of her employees.        ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
18:32, 07/05/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with whom you choose to share your time. From this informa...
03:16, 05/08/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local governments       ...
12:00, 09/16/2019

Mackenzie Bezos Will Be Richer By $38 Billion Post Divorce Settlement MacKenzie Bezos, wife of world's richest man Jeff Bezos for 25 years, is set to walk away with a whopping $38 billion this week -- roughly $1.52 billion a year since she got married to the Amazon......
14:32, 07/02/2019

Brazil senate approves transfer of rights oil settlement with Petrobras Brazil's Senate on Tuesday night approved an amended transfer of rights agreement settling a dispute over pre-salt oil fields between the government and oil company Petrobras that still needs to pass the lower house to clear way the way for auctions later this year....
03:48, 09/04/2019

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
00:32, 07/24/2019

Facebook pays historic $5B fine and agrees to new privacy regulations as part of massive settlement After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company handles user data....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
02:16, 05/30/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
20:16, 07/02/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, the final stop on all roads in the fight o...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company One of the leaders of a mass walkout last year in protest of Google's handling of sexual misconduct cases has left the company, Bloomberg reports. Meredith Whittaker was the founder of Google's Open Research Group and served with AI Now, an ethics or......
15:00, 07/16/2019

Cuomo’s legal counsel to head major LGBTQ-rights group NEW YORK (AP) — Alphonso David, a civil rights lawyer who has been serving as chief counsel to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was named Tuesday as the new president of the largest LGBTQ-rights organization in the U.S. Forty-eight-year-old David is the first African American to lead the Human Rights Cam...
21:16, 06/25/2019

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program still dominates the proceedings in federal immigration court....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
01:32, 07/20/2019

Absence Of Legal Awareness Root Cause Of Rights Deprivation: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the absence of legal awareness was the "root cause" of "deception, exploitation and deprivation" of the rights and benefits of the masses....
21:48, 08/18/2019

Chief Minister Assures People On Assam Citizens List, Promises Legal Aid Ahead of the publication of final National Register of Citizens or NRC, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked people today not to panic and said the state government will take all possible......
11:16, 08/30/2019

To Use Aadhaar To Clean Voters' List, Election Body Seeks Legal Power The Election Commission has asked the government to give it statutory backing to collect Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in electoral rolls....
16:48, 08/18/2019

Part Of Kailash Mansarovar In UNESCO's Tentative List Of Heritage Sites UNESCO has included the Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in its tentative list of world heritage sites, sources in the Culture Ministry said Sunday....
18:32, 05/19/2019

Employee claims Google discriminates against pregnant women A memo written by a Google employee that alleges discrimination against pregnant women has gone viral at the tech giant, according to Motherboard. Titled “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why,” the memo reportedly has been seen by over 10,000 employees at the tech giant...
00:16, 08/07/2019

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post notices to remind employees of their federal rights. T...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Alphabet’s top lawyer quietly marries Google employee Alphabet’s top lawyer — who last week got accused by a former underling of ignoring the tech giant’s rules about romantic relationships, even as he neglected their child — quietly married another ex-subordinate over the weekend, according to a report. David Drummond, the 56-year-old chief legal offi...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Google employee claims it discriminates against pregnant women Google is facing internal criticism, yet again, after a viral memo by an employee accused the company of discriminating against pregnant women. As Motherboard reports, that worker faced retaliation after bringing up a manager's derogatory comments to......
11:48, 08/06/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Google employee who organized walkout quits, alleging retaliation One of the organizers of a worldwide Google employee walkout in November has quit the company, citing retaliation from her superiors. Claire Stapleton, who worked as a marketing manager at Google-owned YouTube, said in an internal post that was later shared to Medium that she decided to leave the se...
23:48, 06/07/2019

Google employee describes ‘burden of being black’ at tech giant “So, just as I’m doing with this essay, I ultimately resolved to break my silence. And though I eventually grew more comfortable using challenging moments to educate my co-workers, I never stopped feeling the burden of feeling black at Google," the memo read....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Pakistani 'hero' doctor Afridi 'skeletal,' deprived of legal rights, attorney claims It has been more than eight years since U.S. Navy SEALS ceremoniously raided the compound and killed the most wanted man in the world – September 11 mastermind, Usama bin Laden. And while the world’s eyes are now set on eliminating other terrorist targets from ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi to new...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Kristin Cavallari fires employee after 'insensitive' 9/11 Instagram post: Report After receiving backlash for an "insensitive" post while in New York City on Sept. 11, Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired one of her employees.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc has appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
19:32, 05/28/2019

Google employee describes 'burden of being black' at tech giant in memo: report A departing Google employee has described the “the burden of being black” at the tech giant in an internal memo that alleges racist and insensitive behavior from some employees the company....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathered children’s personal information....
18:01, 09/05/2019

Google To Pay Billion Dollars For Settlement Over Tax Evasion In France US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday....
02:48, 09/13/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo tops Instagram Sports Rich List, scoring almost $1 million per post Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has topped an Instagram Sports Rich List for 2019, after it was revealed he received $975,000 per post to endorse products from companies on the social media platform....
16:00, 07/26/2019

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers....
13:16, 08/07/2019

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to discuss it on record....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Google Pixel owners can claim up to $500 in class action settlement Google's settlement over faulty Pixel microphones has largely cleared the gauntlet, and it's now time to make a claim -- though how much you'll get depends on how well you qualify. The tech giant is offering up to $20 to any US resident who bought a......
05:00, 08/13/2019

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United States, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran could potentially be complicit, according to the report....
07:48, 09/04/2019

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
21:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, but paying those users nothing for their troubles....
03:16, 08/07/2019

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
18:32, 09/12/2019

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
05:32, 06/03/2019

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
18:32, 09/12/2019

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
16:16, 06/03/2019

Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review Google has confirmed that it's one of the targets of the Justice Department's review of competition in tech. The search firm has revealed that DOJ officials asked it to provide information about "past investigations," with an SEC filing also referen......
03:48, 09/08/2019

Dealership Employee Caught on Dashcam Teaching Other Employee How to Drive Stick on Customer Car Karol Zwolinski wasn’t thrilled when he got the recall notice that his Ford Focus RS needed to have its head gasket replaced, but at least Ford was taking care of the potential problem, even though Karol had experienced no trouble. Still, he only had until the end of May to take care of it, so on A...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Remember Google keeps a list of everything you buy – and here's how to find it In news that will come as no surprise to anyone who's been paying attention, CNBC reports on a list of your purchases managed by Google, pulled from email receipt data in your Gmail account.This has long been a feature of Gmail – it's how Google Assistant can alert you to package de...
16:48, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
15:48, 09/12/2019

Amazon and Google continue to list gun accessories despite ban Sales listings for shotgun rounds, magazines and other firearm accessories are slipping through the cracks at Google and Amazon -- despite algorithms designed to catch the forbidden items. The Washington Post reported today that listings for such ite......
18:16, 08/08/2019

Google legal chief David Drummond accused of romances with subordinates in defiance of rules Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond regularly ignored the company's policy against office romances with subordinates, a scathing new blog post alleges.....
00:48, 08/31/2019

List of Former Googlers Claiming Google Hates Conservatives Just Keeps Getting Dumber In 2017, the world was introduced to James Damore, a Google engineer who published a document to the company’s internal message boards claiming (inaccurately) that genetic differences between men and women explain disparate representation in the engineering profession and that the company’s diversit...
20:00, 08/15/2019

LinkedIn fixed a flaw that let someone post a job opening for Google’s CEO position LinkedIn has closed a loophole that allowed almost anyone to post a job listing on company pages without any authorization. Netherlands-based recruiter Michel Rijnders discovered the problem and posted his findings on the Microsoft-owned professional social network. The potentially serious flaw made...
10:16, 07/29/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
17:32, 06/02/2019

Google loophole allows anti-abortion clinics to post deceptive ads ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ seek to discourage women from getting abortions by ‘deceiving them about services they do or do not offer’A new Google policy that was meant to rein in deceptive advertising by “crisis pregnancy centers” has a loophole that is allowing the centers to continue to post misle...
08:00, 08/20/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
06:48, 06/02/2019

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Read mor...
03:00, 06/23/2019

Australia Post shipping insights through Google Cloud analytics play The postal service is aiming to have complete transparency over the entire delivery process, and wants to use its rich data to give customers what they actually want....
13:32, 09/18/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a arrives a day early with leaked renders and a full specs list Google IO is less than a day away, but that hasn't stopped an alleged full Google Pixel 3a specs sheet and some new renders from showing up online ahead of the big event, courtesy of WinFuture's Roland Quandt.Quandt took to Twitter to post the spec sheet, titled 'Technical Characteris...
06:32, 05/07/2019

Harman Kardon's top-notch Echo and Google Home rival is on sale for only $40 ($160 off list) If you're in the market for a trendy smart speaker that won't break the bank or deliver mediocre audio performance, you may want to hurry and take advantage of the latest killer eBay deal on the Harman Kardon Invoke. This bad boy is nowhere near as popular as the Amazon Echo or Google Home lineups, ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Google is scanning your Gmail inbox to keep a detailed list of your purchases, and there's no easy way to erase it (GOOGL, GOOG) Getty Google keeps track of many purchases you make that send digital receipts to your Gmail inbox. Your buying history is kept on a page called "Purchases," CNBC reported. There's no simple way to delete this history — instead, you have to delete each individual emailed receipt. Visit Busine...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Part cow, part… bacterium? Biotech company makes heifer of gene-editing blunder Enlarge / A Holstein calf, which has not been gene-edited. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) A Minnesota-based gene-editing company is left red in the face after it took on bull genetics—and got slammed. The company, Recombinetics, set out years ago to genetically engineer Holstein dairy cattle to come ...
06:48, 09/02/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Review: The $1,299 RadRunner is part cargo e-bike, part moped, and all fun “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” So said someone who clearly never tried to get around Manhattan during rush hour. There are myriad ways to navigate this city, but they’re rarely enjoyable. Like most New Yorkers, I don’t own a car. I’m lucky to work from home, but I go to meetings a...
07:48, 08/30/2019

Part sci-fi thriller, part crime drama, Don’t Let Go is an understated gem A grieving police detective receives a mysterious call from the past in Don't Let Go from Blumhouse Productions. A cell phone connection serves as a link between the past and present for a police detective and his dead niece in Don't Let Go, a new supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions t...
23:00, 08/31/2019

Do You Need Us To Hold Your Hand Through This Entire List Of Incredible Murals? Do We Always Have To Compile A Whole List Of Photos For You Just So That You’ll Look At Them? Grow Up. We put together this convenient, scrollable list of incredible murals for you because apparently that’s what it takes to get you to look at photos of interesting things. All we do is look these pictures up on Google—something you’re more than capable of—but the internet has rotted your brain to the ...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Exclusion List To Draft Citizen's List To Be Published On June 26 An additional exclusion list to the draft NRC will be published on June 26 containing the names of those who figured in the draft published on July 30, 2018 but were subsequently found ineligible for......
19:00, 06/21/2019

Preakness 2019: Post time, odds, jockeys, post positions and how to watch The 2019 Preakness Stakes is set for a 6:48 p.m. ET start at Pimlico Race Course. Here is all the info for the post time and how to watch.        ...
19:16, 05/18/2019

From Trump to Boris Johnson, we’re moving from post-truth to post-shame | Alastair Campbell Populism means never having to say you’re sorry, and never having to say you’re wrong. You just change the subjectA confession: I tend not to read the online comments about anything I write for the Guardian. But as I am about to embark on a short “politics of mental health” speaking tour down under,...
19:48, 07/15/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
23:16, 07/04/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions." Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
16:48, 09/10/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Friday....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Amy Schumer salutes 'warrior' women and praises doulas in 'post baby annoying post' The comedian said she "threw up violently and felt sick mostly every day of my pregnancy." But her friends were right: It was worth it.        ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Are You an Equinox Employee With Something To Say? Luxury fitness chain Equinox has been in the news after evil billionaire owner Stephen Ross decided to host a Trump fundraiser, prompting boycott threats from customers and even a call for a strike. Are you an Equinox employee? We want to hear from you....
09:00, 08/10/2019

Huawei Says It Is Employee-'Owned'---But Not Really Chinese tech giant Huawei laid out details of its ownership structure in an attempt to rebut critics who have cast doubt on the company’s claim that it is owned and run by its employees....
21:00, 04/28/2019

How to go from intern to full-time employee With internships becoming an increasingly essential tool to finding full time employment, it’s important to maximize your opportunities and cement yourself as a valuable team player. “Being in a team, your primary focus needs to be on improving the lives and work of the people around you,” says John...
02:32, 09/09/2019

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
13:16, 08/21/2019

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with unique employee perks, from free burgers and book...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Feds: Ex-CIA employee waged ‘information war’ against US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he is waging an “information war” against the United States. Prosecutors made the comment in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court in the case against Joshua Adam Schulte. ...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team photographer standing close by, between the mound ...
07:16, 05/29/2019

Tread carefully if a former employee lies on his resume: Ask HR Your organization is ethically obligated to be truthful about your former employee’s history, but it’s not your place to be the whistleblower.       ...
03:48, 09/18/2019

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espionage charges and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government. Turkey’s Anadolu news agency said Friday that the trial against Metin Topuz has be...
12:48, 06/28/2019

A Foxconn employee might’ve just leaked a ton of new iPhone 11 details Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are a week away from being released, Huawei has killer new flagship phones on the way, the OnePlus 7T Pro will likely debut soon, and Google’s hotly-anticipated Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are set to be announced less than two months from now. Ther...
16:00, 08/14/2019

This former Facebook employee is livestreaming couples on their first dates UpDating is a new interactive dating show in New York that puts strangers on blind dates in front of live and online audiences, who can weigh in via Instagram polls, comments and direct messages....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Fired employee kills 2, self at California car dealership A disgruntled former employee allegedly killed two employees and himself at the Northern California car dealership Tuesday evening, according to reports....
10:16, 06/26/2019

Why employee experience, engagement software may be a hot space Customer experience has received all the attention, but employee experience may be another important software category. The problem? There are dozens of vendors coming at employee experience from different angles. You'll be stitching together apps for the foreseeable future....
01:32, 06/24/2019

What happens when an older employee can no longer perform effectively? Ask HR What happens when an older employee's skills or memory seems to be faltering? This is a delicate situation that needs to be handled with care.       ...
14:48, 08/20/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out of hand that one was shut down and another employee was forced to resign after a drunken outburst, according to a new report. Workers celebrated with ...
19:16, 05/18/2019

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which today published its ‘What is the Price of Loyalty’ report. Among other things, the paper shows that...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor strikes and myriad other controversies. But thanks to a forthcoming book on the beleaguered company, employees had a chance to reminisce about one some o...
01:48, 08/24/2019

China confirms it seized UK consulate employee An employee of the United Kingdom’s consulate in Hong Kong was arrested in mainland China, the two governments confirmed, amid tensions over protests in the former British colony....
18:48, 08/21/2019

Former JTED employee charged with stealing $12K from district PIMA COUNTY- A former employee of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from students and parents. Tyler Jeffrey Buntrock reportedly stole $12,000 from Pima JTED. A district spokesperson said their chief financial officer discovered irregulari...
03:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX A U.S. House committee on Thursday asked Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg to request interviews with several employees as part of the congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX involved in two fatal crashes in five months killing 346 people....
00:16, 09/13/2019

Man who fell from plane 'could be Nairobi airport employee' Fingerprints from body found in London garden sent to Kenya in effort to identify himThe fingerprints of a man whose frozen body fell into a garden in London from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways plane are being analysed after being sent by British police to Nairobi, where investigators suspect h...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Former sheriff’s employee arrested in fatal ATV crash FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Officials say a former Franklin County Sheriff’s Department employee charged with DUI in a fatal ATV wreck has a history of driving while intoxicated. Kentucky State Police say that the crash happened in the vicinity of Old Landing Road in Owen County. State pol...
00:48, 06/25/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
04:48, 06/23/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the standalone Nest, which it acquired in 2014. In its...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inject accessibility improvements directly into their own products. Especially basic but frequently used...
22:48, 08/21/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a sees Google distilling the best parts of the Google...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:16, 07/11/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
10:16, 06/04/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
00:32, 06/07/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:16, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
03:16, 06/03/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
06:00, 09/18/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:16, 06/03/2019

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in development at Bebop, a startup Google acquired for $380 ...
10:32, 08/28/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also mentioned an indefinite stir from the second week of......
17:48, 09/15/2019

Kickstarter CEO Says Management Won't Voluntarily Recognize Employee Union Recently promoted Kickstarter CEO Aziz Hasan wrote in an email to all staff that company management will not voluntarily recognize a union in the process of organizing and will instead seek a National Labor Relations Board election, the Verge reported on Wednesday....
08:32, 05/16/2019

Ex University of Arizona employee files $10M claim vs school TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former University of Arizona health-care executive has filed a $10 million notice of claim against the school over his firing. The claim is a precursor to a lawsuit. It alleges UA President Robert Robbins gave a $850,000-a-year job last year to longtime friend Dr. Michael Dake...
20:16, 08/25/2019

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjustly and hurts his chance at a fair trial. Assistant Federal Defender Sabrina Shroff made the claims on behalf of Joshua Adam Schulte in papers signed ...
06:16, 05/11/2019

Kansas parks department employee dies in ATV accident TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas parks department says an employee died when his all-terrain vehicle overturned and rolled down an embankment at the Milford Wildlife Area. The agency said in a news release that 48-year-old Mark Jackson, of Milford, died Tuesday when he was pinned underneath the ATV. J...
14:16, 06/27/2019

NJ public employee retires after never missing day of work in 62 years His final day of work last Friday was no different from when Willie Sumlar started on Aug. 12, 1957. “I was trying to get stuff done,” Sumlar said. “You know me, I complete the day.” Sumlar, 84, of Orange, NJ, is so thorough that he has not missed a scheduled day of work in 6...
02:34, 07/06/2019

Some Of Our Favorite Board Games Have Employee Cameos On The Cards Fantasy Flight, the publishers of some of the biggest and best board games around (from Star Wars to Arkham to Game of Thrones), have a little tradition going among staff: Once you’ve worked there for five years, you get to appear as a character in one of their games....
19:00, 08/14/2019

$145,000 at a steakhouse? Employee charged with embezzling $5 million from his company Hugh Johnson II, a corporate executive at BMG LabTech, made mort than 300 unauthorized wire transfers for himself and friends.        ...
02:48, 08/06/2019

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Promoted: Ricciardo pitches for INFINITI Employee of the Month Second time around is always harder - that's what F1 ace Daniel Ricciardo learns when he bids to become Employee of the Month at an INFINITI dealership...
02:16, 08/28/2019

4 reasons employee training must be a top priority for enterprise businesses Every project, especially those for enterprise businesses, needs a clear hierarchy of task importance; this is easy in concept and hard in application. I can personally attest to the fact that prioritizing complex projects is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to managing employees...
08:48, 08/27/2019

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
12:32, 08/20/2019

Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee It took just three days of working full time at an Amazon “fulfillment center” outside of Louisville, Kentucky, for Emily Guendelsberger’s body to break down. She’d been warned by her supervisors that it would be physically demanding. She’d be on her feet for 12-hour shifts, walking a total of 15 to...
17:48, 07/13/2019

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
03:16, 08/26/2019

Fired employee kills 2 at Ford dealership before killing himself MORGAN HILL, Calif. — A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said. Police called to the Ford Store Morgan Hill found a man shot dead of an apparently self-inflicted wound on ...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Boeing has so many grounded 737 Max planes they're taking over the employee parking lot That's the problem Boeing employees at the company's Renton, Wa. factory are dealing with. Aerial footage from Seattle's King 5 news shows striking images of the planes cozying up to Priuses and SUV as Boeing works to get them back in the air....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Domino’s Pizza employee being praised by Sahuarita police TUCSON – A Domino’s Pizza employee is being praised by the Sahuarita Police Department for their quick action and possibly preventing a robbery. According to Lt. Sam Almodova on Saturday night an employee took a phone call from someone claiming to be from corporate and for the employee to put all th...
05:32, 06/25/2019

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak....
02:16, 06/08/2019

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX crashes Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co's chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX aircraft involved in two crashes that killed 346 people....
12:00, 09/13/2019

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Restaurant employee killed by dumbwaiter in freak accident A Queens restaurant worker was crushed to death by a dumbwaiter Monday morning, according to police and fire officials. The 67-year-old victim, who was not identified because authorities are still trying to notify his family, was killed inside popular Caribbean restaurant The Door on Baisley Bouleva...
00:16, 07/16/2019

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
18:00, 06/28/2019

US Asks Boeing Top Boss To Allow Employee Interviews On 737 MAX Crashes Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co's chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX......
02:32, 09/15/2019

Employee shuttle bus crashes at Newark airport; 17 injured NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An employee shuttle bus crash at Newark Liberty International Airport has left 17 people injured. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the accident happened at about 5:30 a.m. Friday on a ramp leading to Terminal B. Officials say the bus hit a concrete divider, caus...
21:00, 05/03/2019

15Five raises $30.7 million for weekly employee evaluations 15Five, a San Francisco-based startup developing a suite of employee performance evaluation tools, has raised $30.7 million in venture capital.Read More...
19:32, 07/08/2019

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the country still remain unconnected. In the past, Go...
03:18, 09/20/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Things Google Assistant can do: how to use your Google Home speaker Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, and if you've got an Android phone, tablet or Google Home device, don't forget that you've got Google Assistant built-in.It may not have captured the public's imagination as much as its smart counterparts, particularly Alexa, but it's just a...
14:32, 09/23/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
04:48, 08/21/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll see a preview of the website header at the bottom of the scre......
18:48, 07/25/2019

Customer burns McDonald's employee with hot coffee after it was too watery: police A customer at a McDonalds in Nashville has been arrested on assault charges after he allegedly threw a hot coffee at an employee on Thursday because it was too watery....
18:00, 09/14/2019

Eric Trump says Chicago restaurant employee spit on him: report Eric Trump said in an interview that he was spat on by a worker at a Chicago restaurant on Tuesday night in an incident he called a “disgusting act.”...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Two shot, killed by ‘disgruntled’ Walmart employee in Mississippi identified SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Mississippi coroner has identified the second person killed in a shooting at a Mississippi Walmart. DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pounders says 38-year-old Anthony Brown of Olive Bran...
03:48, 07/31/2019

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
22:48, 08/21/2019

On Fast Against Maharashtra Firm, Employee To Get Married At Protest Site A Maharashtra-run power company worker, whose wedding is scheduled for Friday, is sitting on a fast against his alleged illegal transfer and has refused to call off the protest, prompting his family......
18:16, 07/18/2019

US tech industry sees growing wave of employee activism Despite six-figure salaries and unlimited vacation time, many tech workers are questioning the effects of their work and joining forces with their more precarious blue-collar, service and contract-worker counterparts, pressing for better work conditions and pay....
07:48, 08/26/2019

Georgia grocery store employee found dead in freezer The body of a Georgia grocery store worker was found in the supermarket’s freezer, police said Monday. The Muscogee County coroner confirmed 51-year-old Larry Alvin Long II’s body was discovered Saturday inside the Piggly Wiggly store in Columbus. Long, who lived in Phenix City, Ala., we...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei, Reuters reports....
14:16, 06/10/2019

For small and mid-size businesses, it may be time to set up an employee retirement plan Small and mid-size business owners may want to start retirement plans, as they can get tax deductions for contributions, up to $56,000 per employee.        ...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
10:00, 07/09/2019

Employee activism is rising as companies challenged over controversial issues Google was latest company to be lobbied by its employees as they urged it not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees specifically because of US immigration policy.More th...
13:48, 08/23/2019

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
23:00, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for soliciting prostitutes' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspaper has said....
15:16, 08/22/2019

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north Country’s president claims UN staff member was ‘camouflaged ... to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid into the Serb-dominated north of the country that has sparked international tensions.Moscow denounced it as...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Remains of supermarket employee missing for 10 years found behind cooler Human remains found behind a cooler at an Iowa supermarket earlier this year were identified on Monday as an employee who went missing 10 years ago. Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada, 25, worked at the No Frills Supermarket in Council Bluffs when he disappeared on Nov. 28, 2009, the Des Moines Register repo...
02:00, 07/23/2019

Employee at kids club showed porn to two girls: cops AMES, Iowa — An Ames resident has been accused of showing pornography to girls under the age of 13 while he worked at the Ames Boys and Girls Club. Story County court records say 18-year-old Bobby Chase is charged with two misdemeanor counts of showing obscene materials to minors. Jail records show ...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Homeless man busted for stabbing bank employee with hypodermic needle A homeless man was busted Saturday for allegedly stabbing a Midtown bank employee with a hypodermic needle earlier this month, law enforcement sources said. The 35-year-old was nabbed shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday when a security guard at a building in Flatiron recognized him from the news as som...
22:32, 07/20/2019

Woman allegedly punches Disney employee after cutting line The angriest guest on earth? A Chicago woman threw a fit while waiting to get on the popular Disney ride “Tower of Terror” — allegedly punching a cast member in the face — after being told she didn’t have a FastPass, cops said. The 23-year-old was at Disney’s Holl...
02:00, 07/23/2019

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas Marshall, posted two memos widely within the company, urging mass action by employees to pressure management to cease the sale of firearms. Now, ...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Sri Lanka IT Employee Arrested For Link To Easter Sunday Bombings Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250......
21:48, 05/10/2019

Disgruntled city employee kills 12 in Virginia; suspect also killed A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire on co-workers at city offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday afternoon, killing 12 people and wounding several others before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said....
05:00, 06/01/2019

US briefing: Amazon fires, endangered species and employee activism Friday’s top story: Macron calls wildfires ‘international crisis’ and urges G7 response. Plus, GM plant closed amid Trump’s failure to bring back midwest jobsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:48, 08/23/2019

Cal State Fullerton employee stabbed to death on campus during first day of classes A Southern California university employee was stabbed to death Monday morning in what police believe was a targeted attack on the first day of the academic year, investigators said. ...
02:00, 08/20/2019

Virginia Beach shooter reportedly ID’d as longtime city employee The suspected gunman who allegedly murdered 12 people and wounded several others in a mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified as 40-year-old DeWayne A. Craddock, reports said Friday. Craddock, a longtime city employee, was shot dead after a long gun battle with police, th...
08:48, 06/01/2019

League of Legends Maker Keeps Arbitration Clause Despite Employee Protest Riot Games, maker of the worldwide hit video game League of Legends, will keep its requirement that employees' sexual-harassment or discrimination complaints be handled via arbitration....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Opinion: You can blame Tiger Woods for a lot, but not the death of young employee Tiger Woods is being sued by the family of a man who worked as a bartender at Woods' restaurant and died after drinking with fellow employees.        ...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Petition by Walmart employee to protest gun sales gathers over 45,000 signatures A petition started by a junior Walmart Inc worker in California to protest the retailer's sale of firearms, following two mass shootings over the weekend left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio, has gathered more than 45,000 signatures....
05:16, 08/09/2019

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientati...
03:32, 06/06/2019

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed....
05:16, 08/09/2019

Tiger Woods sued after alcoholic employee died in car crash Tiger Woods is being sued over the death of an alcoholic employee who was killed in a car crash after a night of drinking at the golfer's restaurant....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Maryland, allegedly committed the crimes in January, a...
13:48, 05/23/2019

De Niro's company sues ex-employee for $6m for embezzlement and Netflix bingeing Canal Productions alleges Chase Robinson accrued enormous hotel and Uber bills and watched TV during working hours Chase Robinson, who until recently held a senior role in Robert De Niro’s film production company, has been sued by her former employer for $6m.According to Variety, which saw papers fi...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Domino’s employee punches coworker over Avengers: Endgame spoiler Because I don’t watch Game Of Thrones nor have I seen Avengers: Endgame, I’ve lately been living in an alternate universe from family, friends, and the rest of the world. That’s fine. I am immune to spoilers and leaks because I don’t know what any of it means. It’s blissful....
19:16, 05/02/2019

Former State Department employee sentenced to more than three years in China spy case Federal Judge Randolph Moss sentenced former State Department employee Candace Claiborne to 40 months in prison and a $40,000 fine for one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States....
01:48, 07/10/2019

Ex-employee of famed comic shop accused of swiping $50K in merchandise Nearly $50,000 in comic books were ripped off from Colorado’s famed Mile High Comics shop — in what prosecutors determined was an inside job. Francisco Ysidro Ruiz, 39, was charged Tuesday after he allegedly stole 15 valuable comic books from the Denver store, where he previously was emp...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
05:16, 05/25/2019

Black employee sues Boeing after finding noose at desk A black employee at Boeing has filed a federal lawsuit against the plane manufacturer alleging racial discrimination after he said he found a noose hanging near his desk and signs near his workspace saying the N-word, according to reports. Curtis Anthony, a quality inspector on the 787 Dreamliner at...
16:32, 06/17/2019

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely only get “a small amount of money.”Read more......
21:16, 07/31/2019

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
05:32, 07/16/2019

Remains of grocery store employee found behind cooler after missing for 9 years COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (NBC NEWS) – The body of a missing man lingered hidden behind coolers in an Iowa supermarket for more than nine years before it was discovered early this year, police said Monday in confirming the man’s identity. The Iowa state crime lab identified the body as that o...
14:16, 07/24/2019

Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee Nicholas Immesberger was killed in drink driving incidentParents says their son was served alcohol at Woods’s restaurantTiger Woods has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former employee at his Florida restaurant, The Woods.The parents of Nicholas Immesberger say their son, who worke...
18:00, 05/14/2019

On Camera, BJP Worker Thrashes Toll Booth Employee In Madhya Pradesh A village-level BJP functionary was caught on camera beating up a toll employee on the Indore-Ujjain road in Madhya Pradesh. A police official said the fight happened due to a dispute over the toll......
19:49, 09/09/2019

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday....
17:00, 06/22/2019

Universal Orlando employee calms autistic child, lies on the floor with him Mom Lenore Koppelman gave props to a Universal Orlando employee for the empathetic and creative way she handled her son's "autistic meltdown."       ...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Ex-Amazon employee who hacked Capital One bank used its servers to mine cryptocurrency The former Amazon Web Services employee thought to be behind the data breach of Capital One bank earlier this year appears to have also used the infiltrated cloud servers to surreptitiously mine cryptocurrency. According to court documents, Paige Thompson was indicted yesterday after hacking Capital...
08:48, 08/29/2019

A Walmart employee accidentally wrote ‘loser’ on a 2-year-old’s birthday cake By Erica Chayes Wida, TODAY Birthday parties are supposed to be fun. But there’s nothing fun about being called a “loser” — especially when you’re only 2-years-old. In September, Melin and Dan Jones from Bonne Terre, Missouri, were preparing to throw their youngest daughter, ...
14:16, 07/24/2019

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, according to reports....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Ex-State Department employee gets more than three years in prison over Chinese intel ties A former State Department employee was sentenced to 40 months in prison for accepting thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Chinese intelligence agents in exchange for internal government documents....
05:00, 07/10/2019

Karlie Kloss and Shakira’s trainer allegedly fired employee who got injured A trainer to the stars who boasts of giving women a leg up in life fired a loyal employee after she got hurt on the job, according to a lawsuit. Beloved by Shakira, Kelly Ripa and models Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham, Anna Kaiser heads a growing chain of gyms with dance-inspired workouts. “I want.....
11:16, 08/25/2019

Tiger Woods, amid lawsuit, says death of former employee a 'terrible ending' Tiger Woods, who is being sued by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year after working at the golfer's restaurant, on Tuesday called the former employee's death a "terrible ending."...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and only a few small victories for labor groups. Now, the w......
20:48, 07/16/2019

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout Wellness app Shine is working with employers across the U.S. to arrange a nationwide Mental Health Break on Wednesday, with more than 50 companies taking part....
12:48, 05/15/2019

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety reports. Canal Productions, the actor’s loan-out company, alleges that – in addition to binging – Cha...
10:16, 08/21/2019

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who went missing 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November of 2009.        ...
05:48, 07/23/2019

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city....
09:32, 08/20/2019

Former Alaska bank employee sentenced to 10 years in brazen $4.3 million theft Gerardo Adan Cazarez Valenzuela, a former bank employee, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for crimes related to a 2011 bank heist that included a private jet, AK-47, a vault timer and a fake ice cream social event to be used as a diversion, authorities said....
07:48, 05/01/2019

Former Tesla employee admits to storing Autopilot source code on his own iCloud A former Tesla employee is being sued for downloading data related to the company's Autopilot feature and allegedly taking that data to a Chinese rival company....
16:32, 07/11/2019

Outrage After Viral Video Shows Restaurant Employee Bathing In Kitchen A man has lost his job after a video surfaced showing him bathing in the kitchen of a restaurant he worked at. He was an employee of the American fast food restaurant chain Wendy's....
12:16, 05/30/2019

Oregon man was falsely accused by Target employee of having child porn. Soon after, he died. The estate of an Oregon man who was wrongly accused by a Target employee of possessing child pornography is suing the retail giant for $1 million, claiming negligence, false arrest and intentional infliction of emotional distress, according to a complaint. Jeffrey Buckmeyer was accused by an employe...
05:48, 09/08/2019

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who vanished 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November 2009.        ...
18:32, 07/23/2019

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
13:16, 05/30/2019

Facebook Employee Jumps Off Company Building In "Apparent Suicide", Dies A Facebook employee has died in what the police described as "an apparent suicide" at the social media giant's headquarters in Menlo Park, California....
13:32, 09/20/2019

About 150 Baycrest Hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employee benefits Approximately 150 people were let go through a combination of terminations and resignations following an audit into the alleged misuse of employee benefits, Baycrest said....
18:32, 07/11/2019

New Jersey Dunkin' employee tests positive for Hepatitis A, customers warned Customers in New Jersey who ran on Dunkin’ between May 18 and June 1 are being warned about Hepatitis A after an employee at a Turnersville location tested positive for the disease....
21:32, 06/10/2019

Employee health benefits' costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says The total cost of worker health benefits is expected to top $15,000 per employee, according to the National Business Group on Health annual survey of nearly 150 of the nation's largest employers....
20:48, 08/13/2019

Todd Chrisley: Disgruntled ex-employee behind upcoming federal tax evasion indictment USA Network star Todd Chrisley revealed that a disgruntled former employee is helping bring a federal indictment on him over alleged financial crimes, which he denies....
02:32, 08/14/2019

Britain answers China claim consulate employee engaged prostitutes China's latest claim a British consulate officer is being detained in the mainland for "soliciting prostitutes" is being met with demands for more information....
22:48, 08/22/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Trump derides Scaramucci as 'another disgruntled employee' in latest Twitter attack President Trump took another shot at his former communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Tuesday, claiming that he was fired for "gross incompetence."...
04:48, 08/21/2019

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
06:48, 07/02/2019

Ex-Oxford University employee pleads guilty to stabbing murder in Chicago A former Oxford University employee has pleaded guilty to stabbing a hair stylist in Chicago in a killing which prosecutors say was driven by a sexual fantasy....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Sicko stabs bank employee in neck with hypodermic needle: cops A sicko who stabbed a bank employee in the neck with a hypodermic needle a week ago is still on the loose the city, police said Friday. The suspect is wanted for stabbing the 58-year-old woman with the needle inside the vestibule of a CitiBank on 32nd Street near Broadway on July 12 at about......
13:00, 07/20/2019

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
11:48, 08/21/2019

Hacker ID’d as former Amazon employee steals data of 106 million people from Capital One Enlarge (credit: Tdorante10) A systems engineer identified in media reports as a former Amazon employee has been arrested on charges that she hacked into Capital One’s network and stole sensitive data for about 106 million people, according to an FBI court filing and a statement from the Virginia-...
12:48, 07/30/2019

Video shows teens on e-scooters beat, rob Baltimore civilian employee Surveillance footage captured in Baltimore shows a civilian employee for the city’s police department being attacked and severely beaten by a group of teens — who rode up and robbed him on electric scooters. “That is extremely shocking,” said BPD Commissioner Michael Harrison...
01:32, 07/26/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX crashes Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co's chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX aircraft involved in two crashes that killed 346 people....
18:00, 09/14/2019

Universal Orlando employee calms child with autism by lying on the floor with him Mom Lenore Koppelman gave props to a Universal Orlando employee for the empathetic and creative way she handled her son's "autistic meltdown."        ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

El Paso shooting Walmart employee helped up to 100 escape, says he was 'trained the customers come first' As a massacre unfolded at a Walmart in Texas over the weekend a longtime store associate went about just as he was trained, putting the customers first....
21:16, 08/06/2019

Former NSA employee Wanda Sykes tells Stephen Colbert that, yeah, he's probably bugged Monday’s Late Show was filled with surprises for those viewers only casually familiar with the Wikipedia entries of guests Vanessa Bayer and Wanda Sykes. Former SNL star Bayer, for example, was so ill with leukemia as a teenager that she got a Make A Wish wish, which, holy crap. (She has a typically...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee dies in car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Dealership Employee Accused Of Buying Corvette With Stolen Customer Information Life requires a lot of inherent trust. We have to provide credit-card and personal information to both middle people and companies in order to buy things, open accounts or verify our identities, trusting it won’t be misused on any step of the ladder. But that seems to be exactly what happened to one...
21:16, 08/07/2019

Armed robber caught on video in struggle with Los Angeles Best Buy employee: cops A Southern California Best Buy worker was captured on surveillance video in a struggle with an alleged thief who police said threatened the employee with a knife and pepper spray while he tried to flee with smartphones from the Los Angeles location....
16:16, 09/10/2019

New York City is suing American Airlines over employee sick leave American Airlines is violating the local sick leave policy, according to New York City's worker protection department.       ...
22:32, 07/25/2019

Documents: Former sheriff’s employee “smelled like an alcoholic beverage” in fatal ATV crash (LEX 18)– “He smelled like an alcoholic beverage,” an officer wrote in the arrest citation for a former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee arrested in connection to a fatal ATV crash. LEX 18’s Leigh Searcy read the arrest citation for Mario Chavez. He was charged with D...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Samsung leak exposed source code, passwords and employee data Samsung was reportedly leaking sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects. According to TechCrunch, independent security researcher Mossab Hussein discovered dozens of exposed files in a GitLab used by Samsung en......
23:16, 05/08/2019

Bizarre Huawei press release claims the US is behind cyberattacks and employee threats Huawei has stepped up its counter-attack against the US-led ban on the company’s products, with a bizarre press release issued Tuesday that levied a number of sensational claims against the US while offering no proof to support them. In the wake of news that the US Justice Dept. is launching a...
23:32, 09/04/2019

Woman reportedly punched Disney World employee over FastPass issue A 23-year-old Chicago woman punched a park employee when her FastPass wouldn't work on a ride at Disney World, according to a police report.       ...
22:32, 07/23/2019

Philadelphia refiner pre-paid employee vacation in advance of layoffs: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions overnight pre-paid some employees vacation compensation in advance of anticipated layoffs and the expected closure of its 335,000-barrel-per-day refinery complex, according to sources familiar with the plans....
17:48, 06/26/2019

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From what few specifics are shared by the company’s gene...
01:16, 07/25/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discuss a series rules changes that were recently approved by Senior Judge Anita B. Brody, who has oversight of the settlement. Those changes, which govern ...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Why You Might Not Get $125 in Equifax Settlement Money If you’re claiming your $125 in settlement money from the 2017 Equifax data breach, don’t add that extra cash into your budget just yet—because you might not get the full amount.Read more......
19:48, 07/29/2019

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday....
20:48, 07/17/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is looking to add a bunch of other tricks to Google Maps that should further improve your commuting exp...
20:16, 09/06/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assistant language, after English—but many of those pot...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
15:16, 07/15/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Disgruntled employee uses hockey app notifications to air payment, throat-punching-related grievances Employers must never forget that it’s the workers who truly hold the fate of their businesses in their hands. If not treated properly, it’s entirely within their means to halt production or otherwise interrupt regular operations. We’ve known this forever, but too often we forget to exercise our powe...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Two men accuse Alaska Airlines employee of racial profiling after Newark Airport evacuation An alarm set off at Newark Liberty Airport on Labor Day sparked panic, and the two men who were questioned say they were racially profiled.       ...
14:16, 09/10/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
22:32, 07/12/2019

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
13:48, 08/22/2019

Disney World employee busted after posting photos of stolen memorabilia online Maybe he was the real Dumbo at Disney. A former Disney World employee accused of stealing $7,000 in memorabilia was arrested after posting photos of the missing items online, according to authorities. Patrick Allen Spikes, 24, became a suspect when his Twitter profile included pictures of valuable i...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paychecks of two people – herself and a fake employee, authorities say....
11:32, 07/11/2019

Lawyer: Suspended Monmouth Park horse trainer framed by disgruntled ex-employee Investigators found a large cache of needles, syringes and injectables in the barn of trainer Aparna Battula on July 29. Lawyer says he was framed.       ...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Facebook allegedly pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say the company pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a careless breach of trust … and, at worst, a...
19:32, 08/17/2019

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a careless breach of trust … and, at...
22:16, 08/17/2019

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included urine, the n-word and the recently-resurgent Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at the company were aware of the situation and did not...
23:48, 06/15/2019

Wayfair employee walkout called over alleged furniture sales to U.S. migrant camp Wayfair Inc came under pressure on Tuesday after hundreds of employees were reported to be planning a walkout over the retailer's alleged sale of more than $200,000 in bedroom furniture for a Texas detention facility for migrant children....
02:00, 06/26/2019

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia store employee shoots, kills armed robbery suspect, police say An armed man who allegedly tried to rob a mobile phone store in Philadelphia on Monday was shot and killed by an employee in a dramatic moment captured on video....
03:16, 08/28/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests It would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
03:19, 09/20/2019

Starbucks apologizes after employee asks police officers to leave Phoenix shop Starbucks is apologizing after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company's shops in a Phoenix suburb....
08:16, 07/07/2019

Taco Bell employee tests positive for hepatitis A; co-workers vaccinated: report A Taco Bell employee in central Florida tested positive for hepatitis A last month and likely exposed the restaurant's patrons to the disease during his infectious period, the Pinellas County Health Department said....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a revolting viral video shows. The 93-second footage, posted Tuesday on Facebook, shows a Snapchat vi...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee’s fatal December car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
00:32, 05/15/2019

Employee misconduct leads to Kraft Heinz restating 2016 and 2017 earnings Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway is the largest shareholder in Kraft Heinz, with a $10.6 billion stake, expressed confidence in the company.        ...
22:32, 05/06/2019

Ex-de Blasio employee who pleaded guilty to child porn charges sues city This political perv wants to get paid. A former de Blasio administration employee and ex-Young Democrat official who pleaded guilty last month to kiddie porn charges is suing the city for back pay. Jacob Schwartz, 31, faces one to three years behind bars when he’s sentenced next month for downloadin...
05:16, 06/23/2019

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the breach. Here’s how to get your share....
01:48, 07/24/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
00:16, 07/13/2019

Sources: AB rejected $2M settlement with Taylor Antonio Brown declined to sign a $2 million-plus agreement with Britney Taylor to settle a sexual assault allegation made by the wide receiver's former trainer, sources told ESPN's Jeff Darlington....
19:48, 09/15/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
22:48, 07/12/2019

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
19:00, 05/26/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
02:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
15:32, 07/24/2019

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement claims website. The FTC urges consumers to only ap...
03:48, 07/31/2019

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:16, 07/25/2019

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Tiger Woods faces wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and the GM of his Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
05:32, 05/14/2019

Lowe’s executive’s comments about ‘Hispanic pros with smaller hands’ spark employee outrage Video of the remarks from Joe McFarland, Lowe’s executive vice president of stores, was played at a weekly gathering of managers around the country. Employees are now complaining in forums online....
21:16, 08/27/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had......
18:32, 06/26/2019

F1 Sponsor Rich Energy Now Blames Rogue Employee for Yesterday’s Bizarre 'PC Attitude' Tweet Here I was, deeply sad that we might be seeing the end to the saga of extremely suspicious energy drink company Rich Energy as a sponsor of a Formula One team. It was a fun ride while it lasted, I supposed, but doomed to end with a tweet saying the drink company was parting ways with Haas F1 over a ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent trip to mainland China, a case that threatens to add to strains between Beijing and London. The statement came after news site HK01 reported that the U...
15:48, 08/20/2019

British consulate employee detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese state-run newspaper reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
15:48, 08/22/2019

Virginia Beach city employee starts petition to allow firearms at work after mass shooting A Virginia Beach city employee has started a petition to allow civil servants to carry concealed firearms at work in the aftermath of a mass shooting that left 12 people dead last month....
02:48, 06/27/2019

Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store and then fled when the clerk drew a gun and called 911....
16:48, 05/25/2019

News of an Employee's Death at a Tesla Facility Renews Spotlight on History of Safety Concerns Tesla confirmed Tuesday that the body of one of its employees was found at the company’s Gigfactory last week and police are currently investigating the incident, Business Insider reported. Read more......
12:48, 07/31/2019

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
20:16, 08/22/2019

Misconduct at Kraft Heinz puts spotlight on employee pressure to meet bonus targets A number of former employees, executives and suppliers who spoke to CNBC say the culture at Kraft Heinz incentivized employees to first and foremost hit their targets, which could heavily impact annual pay....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal officials say....
01:00, 07/18/2019

A woman was rescued from her husband's abuse and captivity after slipping a note to a Domino's employee, say police Sunday Alamba The El Paso Times reported that a woman was rescued by Anthony, Texas police officers after she slipped a note to a Domino's Pizza employee that said she was being held captive by her husband. Police officers found the 32-year-old woman bound, gagged, and beaten in a room inside the N...
08:48, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to mainland China where he was reportedly detained. ...
08:48, 08/21/2019

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
19:16, 07/22/2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
23:16, 07/12/2019

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the deal, Facebook plans to form a board committee for privacy oversight....
21:32, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this is the largest settlement ever paid for a data brea...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
19:32, 07/22/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
14:32, 07/23/2019

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has settled a lawsuit related to its use of the character, whic......
17:00, 06/11/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
16:16, 07/22/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
07:16, 05/03/2019

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
00:16, 07/23/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
23:32, 06/19/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
07:16, 05/03/2019

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
14:32, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
14:48, 07/22/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:48, 07/12/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. https://on.wsj.com/2Y7dN...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
17:16, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
00:48, 07/13/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
21:16, 07/31/2019

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have received an email over the weekend instructing you to provide further information. An email from the breach settlement administrator states that if you file...
19:49, 09/09/2019

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
17:16, 07/16/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
03:32, 05/18/2019

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information from children without a guardian's consent....
00:32, 09/05/2019

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
23:16, 07/31/2019

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
02:48, 07/25/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
23:48, 07/16/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times reported.Read more......
08:16, 05/02/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
09:00, 08/03/2019

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E Corp. agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve the majority of claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
17:48, 09/13/2019

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg's power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the company's co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. An FTC settlement that requires Zuckerberg to personally attest to the company's privacy practices may bring an end to that....
00:48, 07/25/2019

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
11:48, 08/22/2019

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
12:48, 07/24/2019

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid epidemic. (Sept. 11)        ...
06:17, 09/12/2019

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting their share of the $700 million settlement with t...
04:32, 07/26/2019

$143 million settlement in Mass. explosion lawsuit The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million.        ...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million settlement with victims. The Detroit Free Press r...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel before publication, such as financial statements, previously unreported production or delivery numbers, and other topics....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re even in the right place. Can you trust it with your ...
20:16, 08/06/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. The head of the electric car maker reached a deal with the SEC on Friday, agreeing to submit his public statements about the company’s finances and othe...
18:16, 05/02/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
13:48, 05/30/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer didn’t pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. Geoffrey Johnson filed the lawsuit Tuesday accusing Avenatti and his former associa...
21:16, 06/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personally responsible....
00:32, 05/07/2019

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
00:16, 07/24/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
10:00, 07/11/2019

$1.5M settlement reached with Scottsdale in child’s death SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A $1.5 million settlement has been reached with the parents of a toddler who died after he was pinned in a Scottsdale fire-station door last year. The Arizona Republic reports that the Scottsdale City Council approved the settlement at its Aug. 27 meeting. Dan and Courtney R...
01:32, 09/09/2019

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
01:16, 09/20/2019

Just Days Ahead of Employee Climate Strike, Microsoft Announces Partnership with Chevron to Accelerate Oil Extraction Mere days before Microsoft workers are set to walk out of their jobs and publicly call on their employer to reduce carbon emissions and sever its ties with fossil fuel companies, the tech giant has announced a major partnership with two of the biggest corporations in the oil industry. Microsoft empl...
04:32, 09/19/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
13:00, 05/12/2019

Walt Disney employee who shares same name as Jeffrey Epstein forced to fend off barrage of online abuse A Walt Disney employee who has a similar name to Jeffrey Epstein has been forced to fend off vile abuse on Twitter days after his namesake was found dead in his jail cell....
04:32, 08/13/2019

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Imelda left Satchel Smith as the lone employee at a Homewood Suites in Texas. He smiled and went to work Satchel Smith, 21, had to handle things by himself at the Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas, with roads flooded due to Tropical Depression Imelda.        ...
08:18, 09/20/2019

British Hong Kong consulate employee released from detention as pro-democracy protests turn violent The British Consulate employee detained in China after being accused of soliciting a prostitute while on a business trip has finally been released, his family said in a statement Saturday....
21:16, 08/24/2019

Family of detained British Hong Kong Consulate employee slams 'joke' prostitution allegations The family of a British Consulate employee detained in China is calling accusations that he solicited a prostitute while on a business trip “a joke,” as they fear he may be “mistreated” while in captivity....
22:16, 08/23/2019

Crime Trackers: Serial armed robber caught on camera punching Domino’s Pizza employee TUCSON – Police need your help in identifying an armed robber that has held up six fast food restaurants between May 18 and June 6. Pima County Sheriff’s Department Robbery Assault unit is also working cases. Det. Eric Heath said two cases involved a Domino’s Pizza restaurant. Pima County Sheriff...
12:00, 06/08/2019

Banner Health employee arrested for allegedly possessing ‘hundreds’ of videos, images of child pornography PHOENIX (KPNX) — An employee for Banner Health was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography. John Spero, 40, was arrested at his Scottsdale home on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. According to court documents, web services provider Ya...
04:16, 07/26/2019

Body of supermarket employee found inside store, behind cooler nearly 10 years after he was first reported missing: police The decomposed male body found in January behind a cooler in a vacant former supermarket in Iowa was identified by police Monday as belonging to an employee who vanished nearly a decade ago. ...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement against website Infowars and its creator, the conspi...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
12:32, 06/25/2019

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
23:32, 06/12/2019

Mylan reaches $30 million settlement in SEC's EpiPen probe Mylan NV has reached a tentative agreement to pay $30 million to resolve a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its emergency allergy shot EpiPen, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases....
05:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Bayer mediator says no Roundup settlement figures have been discussed Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, after a report of such a settlement had driven shares as much as 11% higher....
16:48, 08/09/2019

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks....
03:48, 09/12/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp ....
03:00, 08/16/2019

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a new PM-settlement feature beginning on Tuesday, November 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on the Golan Heights, something that has not been done...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Cloudera to give two board seats to Icahn in settlement Cloudera Inc said on Monday it would give two board seats to Carl Icahn as part of an agreement with the activist investor to limit his ownership in the data analytics company to 20%....
15:03, 08/12/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing a source....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing a source....
04:32, 05/02/2019

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Qualcomm expects to make $4.5 billion from Apple settlement The costs of Apple's truce with Qualcomm are now much clearer. Qualcomm now estimates that it will pull in revenue between $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion from the settlement in the third quarter of the year, including both the one-time payment from A......
04:00, 05/02/2019

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
05:32, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Equifax to pay potentially as much as $700 million in data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
14:16, 07/22/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:48, 07/22/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
21:48, 07/23/2019

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5bn, two people briefed on the ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in the fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
20:16, 07/29/2019

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
12:16, 07/02/2019

Khashoggi's son denies settlement reached over father's murder Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the Saudi government over his father's murder....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement with Uncle Sam is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very government agency that orchestrated the deal. The Federal Trade Commission touted the financial penalty as “groundbreaking” and “historic” beca...
00:48, 07/28/2019

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling consumer data, and Equifax $575 million for actions related to a data breach that exposed the person...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
02:32, 05/08/2019

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD-misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police-misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in January to resolve his claim that he was beaten and c...
06:01, 09/16/2019

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
08:01, 09/16/2019

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
19:48, 05/22/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
19:16, 05/22/2019

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
22:48, 06/27/2019

FTC to announce $5 bln settlement with Facebook as early as this week -sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said Monday....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its massiv......
23:32, 07/22/2019

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
23:48, 07/22/2019

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Johannesburg court approves $353 million silicosis settlement A Johannesburg High Court on Friday approved a 5 billion rand ($353 million) class action settlement between gold mining companies and law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis....
14:48, 07/26/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. Clark’s father, James Clark, and about...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
11:16, 06/04/2019

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissions-control software....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judge approved the settlement with Betson Coin-Op Dist...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Consumers must deal with more red tape to get cash from Equifax settlement If you were among the first to file a claim for the Equifax data breach settlement and were hoping for cash, new steps have been added to the process.       ...
06:48, 09/11/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of retaliating against his critics. Lawyers for the Justice Department and Arpaio’s successor, Sheriff Paul Penzone, asked a judge Thursday to end ...
06:48, 05/11/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
03:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
10:48, 07/11/2019

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged company....
01:32, 09/05/2019

Judge approves settlement in concussion lawsuit against NCAA A federal judge has approved an amended settlement in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA that will establish a 50-year medical-monitoring program for college athletes       ...
05:00, 08/13/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ......
20:48, 07/16/2019

Apple Settlement Makes Qualcomm CEO Richer by $3.5 Million Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf received 40,794 shares of Qualcomm stock, which works out to just under $3,501,757 at Friday's closing price of $85.84....
07:16, 05/12/2019

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throughout California."...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic is...
03:32, 08/14/2019

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. ...
19:16, 08/21/2019