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Startup Pairs Students, Employers Seeking Flexible Labor

Peter Silverman and his freshman roommate, Max Robbins, launched Majorwise to match up the two needs......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcMay 19th, 2017

This Startup Lets Children Worldwide Learn Mandarin on Demand With Instructors in China

The service pairs young students worldwide with teachers in China. A Chinese education startup which has attracted prominent investors including former NBA s.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 24th, 2017

Hawaii tech startup pairs with HTA Japan to boost local events market

​As one of Blue Startup’s Cohort 9 companies, youcanevent.com is seeking to boost Hawaii’s local event market by showcasing venues and connecting organizers with vendors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

A fintech startup tries to shake up American student loans

IN AN old factory building in lower Manhattan a fintech startup is seeking answers to a question that has tormented teachers and students for decade.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJan 26th, 2017

Is The Purpose Of Public Education Work? Many Disagree

The American public still believes the main purpose of a public education is to prepare students academically despite the reported labor shortages that have been revealed by employers. The American public still believes the main purpose of a public .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 18th, 2016

Labor panel rules against Harvard in student union dispute

A federal panel has rejected Harvard University's attempt to prevent a new election that would decide if graduate students will form a union, paving the way for a new vote......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews12 hr. 42 min. ago

Dockworkers Walk Out of Labor Talks

Labor negotiations between employers and unionized dockworkers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports got off to a rocky start this week after union leaders walked out of contract-extension talks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

The Trump administration just proposed allowing tip-pooling in restaurants. Critics call it stealing.

Critics said the Labor Department's attempt to ease pay disparity between tipped servers and hourly cooks would allow employers to control all tips, potentially legalizing a practice that is now considered wage theft under the law......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 7th, 2017

Texas tech startup investors converging on San Antonio

San Antonio's relatively anemic venture capital pipeline is expected to get a boost soon. Two dozen technology industry mentors and investors are expected to roll into downtown on a chartered bus early next week to mingle with startups seeking capital.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Japan Airlines invests in U.S. supersonic aircraft startup

Japan Airlines Co. has become the first carrier to invest in Boom Technology Inc., a U.S. startup seeking to build a faster-than-sound airliner capable of flying more than four dozen premium passengers to Tokyo from the West Coast in roughly five hours......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2017

Japan Airlines Invests in Fledgling Supersonic Aircraft Company

Japan Airlines has become the first carrier to invest in Boom Technology, a U.S. startup seeking to build a faster-than-sound airliner capable of flying more than four dozen passengers to Tokyo from the West Coast in roughly five hours......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 5th, 2017

JAL Signs Strategic Partnership With Fledgling Supersonic Aircraft Company

Japan Airlines Co. has become the first carrier to invest in Boom Technology Inc., a U.S. startup seeking to build a faster-than-sound airliner capable of flying more than four dozen passengers to Tokyo from the West Coast in roughly five hours......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 5th, 2017

Vyapam case: CBI finds 229 med students did not appear for entrance test

The probe agency had written to the Madhya Pradesh government, seeking necessary action against these candidates.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 26th, 2017

Facebook Will Launch a New Job Training Program and Startup Incubator in Nigeria Next Year

It will be aimed at software developers, entrepreneurs, and students. Facebook will open a “community hub space̶.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 22nd, 2017

Apple and Foxconn Say They ‘Discovered’ Illegal Student Labor at an iPhone X Factory in China

The students worked voluntar.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 22nd, 2017

Apple says illegal student labor discovered at iPhone X plant

BEIJING (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labor laws......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2017

Report: Foxconn using illegal student labor to build the iPhone X

Thousands of teenagers in China are being forced by their school to work as “interns” inside a factory run by top Apple supplier Foxconn, to build the iPhone X, the Financial Times reports, citing six students from the program. The students sa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2017

52 percent of workers didn"t get a raise in the past year

More than half of Americans have not gotten a bump in salary over the past 12 months, a new survey finds, despite a tight labor market that’s making it harder for employers to find workers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 16th, 2017

Stitch Fix Co-Founder to Reap Millions in IPO; Her Ex-Partner Is a Footnote

Katrina Lake started Stitch Fix, a personal-shopping startup preparing to go public this week, seeking a valuation as high as $2 billion. But she wasn’t alone: A co-founder has been scrubbed from most company records......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 15th, 2017

UP medical scam: SC refers plea seeking probe to 5-judge constitution bench

Former High Court judge was allegedly trying to help the Lucknow-based Prasad Educational Trust to overcome a bar on admitting students in its medical college for two academic years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 9th, 2017

3 Reasons Employers Will (Finally) Offer Flexible Work in 2018

Flexible work schedules are the way of the future, and 2018 is the year that companies will start caring about that......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 9th, 2017