Fired Google engineers announce plans to file federal labor complaint against the company

Four engineers who were fired from Google last week announced plans Tuesday to file a labor complaint with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming that the Mountain View search giant fired them because they were organizing labor, a legally protect.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2019

Workers fired from Google plan federal labor complaint

Four workers fired from Google last week are planning to file a federal labor complaint against the company, claiming it unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2019

Another engineer files complaint against Google after company fires her for coding browser pop-up with workers" rights

Another Google engineer has filed a federal labor complaint against the Mountain View company after she was fired for coding a browser notification alerting coworkers of their rights in the workplace. Kathryn Spiers, a security engineer who joined.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2019

Fifth fired Google worker files federal labor complaint

Kathryn Spiers, a security engineer, said Google fired her after she created a pop-up notification for employees to inform them of their labor rights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2019

New Class I Railroad Safety Mandate May Get Challenged

A new rule requiring the largest U.S. railroads to file safety plans with federal regulators may get challenged over concerns for the legal rights of railroad accident victims, a rail labor attorney has told FreightWaves. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2020

The FTC is looking into past acquisitions by Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google-parent Alphabet as it ramps up antitrust inquiries (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, FB, AAPL, MSFT)

REUTERS/File Photos The Federal Trade Commission asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google's parent company for information on past acquisitions, it said in a press release Tuesday. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2020

The federal government is investigating whether Google violated labor laws in firing four workers over Thanksgiving

Tyler Sonnemaker/Business Insider The National Labor Relations Board has opened an investigation into Google over the company's firing of four employe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2019

Labor group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labor charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing the company of unlawfully firing four employees to deter workers from engaging in union activities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2019

Labor group accuses Google of sacking workers to deter unionism

The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labor charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing the company of unlawfully firing four employees to deter workers from engaging in union activities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2019

Google faces another major headache with a new filing claiming employees were fired for activism

AP A complaint has reportedly been filed with the US National Labor Relations Board, alleging that staff in Google's ad business were illegally fired. According to Bloomberg, which obtained a copy o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 5th, 2019

4 ex-Google employees who were fired over Thanksgiving are asking the US government to investigate (GOOGL)

REUTERS:Hannibal Hanschke.JPG Four former Google engineers who were fired over Thanksgiving announced that they're seeking a National Labor Relations Board investigation into their firings. The former employees said in a statement Monday .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019

UAW files labor complaint after Tesla CEO"s tweets suggest factory workers could lose stock options if they unionized

The United Auto Workers union this week filed a federal labor complaint against Tesla after CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company's factory workers would be forced to give up their stock options if they decided to unionize. In a copy of the complain.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2018

Report: "Group of Nine" Google engineers organized mutiny against federal security project

Earlier this year, before Google’s involvement in Project Maven was widely known, nine engineers on the company's cloud team banded together to refuse to work on a government security project, Bloomberg reports, citing four current and former emp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2018

Former Nike worker alleges sex discrimination in BOLI complaint

One of the four women who filed a federal lawsuit against Nike yesterday is taking on the company in another arena. Kelly Cahill had filed a complaint against Nike with the state's Bureau of Labor and Industries alleging sex discrimination. Cahil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Facebook critics file FTC complaint over breach of 30 million accounts

A coalition of Facebook critics has filed a complaint against the company with the Federal Trade Commission, asking the agency to investigate this year’s breach of 30 million user accounts. In Sep.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

A Facebook recruiter filed a federal complaint alleging the company is biased against Black employees and job candidates (FB)

A Facebook recruiter and two rejected job applicants filed a complaint Thursday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing the company of discriminating agai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2020

Auburn company plans $163M expansion to support Covid vaccine efforts

An Auburn company is planning a $163 million expansion after securing a major contract to support the Covid-19 vaccine effort. SiO2 Materials Science will be supplying the federal government with vials for the vaccine. The project will create 220 jobs.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2020

Uncle Ben"s rice and Mrs. Butterworth"s syrup announce plans to change their logos tied to racial stereotypes

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Uncle Ben's rice brand says it will change its "brand identity" after acknowledging the company's imagery and symbolism is base.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2020

Google Pay might soon become a one-stop-shop in the US, as the company reportedly plans to add merchant buttons inside the app (GOOG, GOOGL)

Vladimka production/Shutterstock Google is working on a major update to Google Pay that would allow merchants to sell goods and services within.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2020

Palantir said to be preparing possible IPO before year"s end

Big Data analytics unicorn Palantir Technologies Inc. may finally be ready to go public. The Palo Alto company that was launched founded by PayPal executives nearly 17 years ago plans to file for an offering in the coming weeks and could start trading a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2020

Here"s what you need to know about Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company that"s reportedly getting ready to file for IPO

Francois Mori/AP Palantir plans to file to go public in the coming weeks, Bloomberg's Katie Roof and Lizette Chapman reported.&nb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2020