In an erroneous decision that should provoke outrage, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that employers may lie to their workers. It turns out that an employer is not obligated to be truthful about whether workers' jobs are in jeopardy.
These days finding the time for everything seems like a challenge, especially for those who have children, or are in need of adult or elder care. An interview with Imagine That Family Care Service reveals details on this trend.
A devout Christian who expressed opposition to legalising gay marriage on his Facebook page has won a court case brought for breach of contract against his employers after losing his post as a housing manager and being forced to take a 40% pay cut.
There has been much hype in the news lately about potential employers demanding Facebook passwords from interviewees. Much concern has been voiced against this invasion of privacy - two representatives took this concern to Congress without success.
Facebook has issued a post today that warns employers not to ask applicants or employees for passwords.
This practice, which has come increasingly under fire in recent months, violates Facebook's terms of service.
Social networks provide privacy settings as a means for users to have some level of control of what they want to share, but recent trends appear to indicate these settings may be useless in the long-term.
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The 14 million Americans still out of work, some of them for up to five years, are being hit with job ads on huge websites like Monster and Career-Builder and even Craigslist that state clearly that unemployed workers are not wanted.
Social networking is increasingly becoming a way to obtain a new job. It's also a way for your new boss to see who you really are. A new survey shows almost half of all employers are checking Facebook profiles during the hiring process.
If you’ve never had bulimia, but have always wanted to try, this is the news you’ve been waiting for. Dead peasants insurance is an $8 billion a year industry in America, and comprises 20% of insurance sold per year. It’s a real cottage industry.
If a stranger enters your premises, it’s trespassing. If someone swipes your mail, it’s an actual crime. If an employer does a surveillance operation, finds a myspace photo of you wearing a pirate hat, and fires you, it’s fine, according to someone.