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Google"s childcare workers are furious about the company ordering them back into the office without paying their transportation costs

The workers said they're paid an average of $20/hour and are mad Google isn't footing the bill, despite saving $1 billion annually .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2021

Google Early Childhood Education Workers Launch Letter Asking for Transportation Stipend

Workers at four Google childcare centers in the Bay Area, alongside the Alphabet Workers Union, launched a petition today asking that transportation stipends be given to early childhood education workers who begin working from the.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 7th, 2021

Goldman Sachs wants most of its workers back in the office by June

Unlike Ford, Google or Citigroup, the investment bank isn’t telling workers that a hybrid workplace will be its new routine......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 4th, 2021

More than 200 Google workers form labor union, a tech industry rarity

About 225 employees at Google and its parent company Alphabet are the first dues-paying members of the Alphabet Worker.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 8th, 2021

How your company office could change in the post-coronavirus era

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown office workers into a massive, unprecedented work-from-home experiment. When the crisis eventually passes, workers will be going back to the office, but the work spaces will be very different......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 21st, 2020

How your company office could change in the post-coronavirus era

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown office workers into a massive, unprecedented work-from-home experiment. When the crisis eventually passes, workers will be going back to the office, but the work spaces will be very different......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 21st, 2020

A cleaning company exec says stores like Staples and Office Depot are crucial to his business, while workers push back on "essential" designation

Andrew Burton / Stringer / Getty Images Office supply stores like Staples and Office Depot consider themselves essential businesses and are staying ope.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

Google, Facebook, and Twitter will follow Microsoft"s lead in paying hourly workers while office staff works remotely during the coronavirus outbreak (GOOG, GOOGL, FB, TWTR, MSFT)

REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson Google, Facebook, and Twitter are planning to keep paying hourly workers even as staffing needs decline, according to Axios. The coronavirus outbreak has led many c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 6th, 2020

Google fires four employees for "clear and repeated violations" of its data security policies, apparently including one whose suspension inspired a protest at a Google office (GOOG, GOOGL)

Tyler Sonnemaker/Business Insider Google circulated a memo on Monday that informed its employees that it had fired four workers, for what the company said were "clear and repeated violations" of its policies around data security. The memo said that t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 25th, 2019

Google pushes back on age-bias lawsuit, saying ‘Googleyness’ isn’t code for ‘young’

In its hiring process, Google measures a candidate’s cognitive ability, problem-solving process, role-related knowledge and enigmatically, a subjective measure called “Googleyness.” A pair of older workers are suing the company for age discrimina.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

Should you transition back to a traditional office after Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted businesses as many office workers were sent home to work. As pandemic conditions across the country are improving and people are starting to go back to work, does it make sense for workers to return to a traditional office?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2021

Think your workers are coming back to the office? Not if they can"t find child care.

A staffing crisis is hitting the child care industry, and that's going to make it a lot harder for employers to insist their workers return from home-based settings to the office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2021

Google office of post-pandemic future has privacy robots, meeting tents and your very own balloon wall

The company that once redefined how an employer .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 17th, 2021

Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘I’m about to cancel all my Zoom meetings’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

The migration back to in-person, office-based work won't happen overnight, and employees might require convincing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2021

Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

The migration back to in-person, office-based work won't happen overnight, and employees might require convincing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2021

Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies offer spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

The migration back to in-person, office-based work won't happen overnight, and employees might require convincing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2021

Bill.com stock rallies on narrower loss, higher sales for fiscal Q3

Bill.com Holdings Inc. shares rallied more than 12% in the extended session Thursday after the software company that provides back-office software for businesses r.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 6th, 2021

Google will go back to the office this fall, but only 20% of workforce won’t be hybrid or remote

Google says it expects about 20% of its workforce to still work remotely after its offices reopen this fall, while some 60% will work a hybrid schedule that includes about three days in the office and two days “where.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 6th, 2021

Financial executives want to head back to the office. But many employees hate to give up working from home.

An Accenture survey of 400 North American financial-services executives found that almost 80% prefer for workers to spend four to five days a week in the office when the pandemic is over. But many employees want to maintain thei.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 4th, 2021

Less than 1 in 4 workers has gone back to the office as businesses plot a wider reopening

Few are in a rush to go back to pandem.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 4th, 2021

A couple begged Ford to buy back their defective Fiesta. Years later, the company is paying them $49K.

Ford pays a couple $49,228 for a defective 2014 Fiesta years after they wanted a buyback. It's one of many settlem.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 27th, 2021