February 2018

Earlier, we blogged about James Damore, an engineer at Google who was terminated for his memo, which openly expressed his belief that women were not “biologically suited” for certain types of positions and criticism of the company’s efforts to...
“What is Bitcoin? I don’t understand how fake money works.”These were the words of my 9-year-old last week.Let me try to help him, and you, out.Bitcoin is not fake money. It’s digital, or virtual, currency, created in 2009 by an unknown person using...
Killin' time with Snapchat and Candy Crush during working hours. Ed Zwim of the New York Post reports on a study showing that employees who don't have enough work to do is becoming a big problem:Idle time in fact occurs frequently...
Raef Lawson worked as a restaurant delivery driver for Grubhub for four months in late 2015 and early 2016. He claimed that the company misclassified him as an independent contractor, and owed him overtime for hours he worked over 40 in any workweek...
Amazon recently made a voluntary decision to ban the use of salary history questions during the employment application process. Why?The idea is that banning questions about salary history aims to close the gender pay gap. According to the...