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  • And the best consulting firm to work for in APAC is… Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 10:49 PM ET

    This consulting company's commitment to firm culture, training, compensation and work-life balance were crucial factors.

  • Can US reform its 'hostile' work-family rules? Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Mother and child workplace

    Corporations are making it easier for employees to take family time off, but some say U.S. workplace rules that aren't family friendly enough.

  • ManpowerGroup: China slowdown is hurting job market Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 8:46 PM ET
    ManpowerGroup: China slowdown is hurting job market

    Jonas Prising, CEO of ManpowerGroup, says findings from the company's latest report indicate a significant slowdown in hiring intentions among employers in China.

  • UK MANUFACTURERS HALVE 2015 GROWTH FORECAST AS EXPORT ORDERS. "While UK data has continued to point to solid growth, UK manufacturing is having to contend with a roller-coaster of risks from the rest of the world, and the white-knuckle ride is starting to take its toll," EEF chief economist Lee Hopley said. Uncertainty about the scale of an economic slowdown in...

  • "The NLRB's actions today will subject employers to increased uncertainty, liability for workplaces that they don't actually control, and ramped up pressure tactics to ease union organizing," said Glenn Spencer, a vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Business groups have said such a ruling, which came in the case of waste management company...

  • Business groups have said such a ruling, which came in the case of California waste management company Browning-Ferris Industries Inc, would discourage franchising and the use of staffing agencies and subcontractors, potentially killing jobs. It may also force franchisers such as McDonald's Corp to reconsider the way they do business.

  • Aug 27- Companies can be held liable for labor violations committed by franchisees and contractors even when they have only indirect control over working conditions, the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Thursday in a closely-watched case that business groups say could harm successful business models. The board in a 3-2 decision that will likely be...

  • Accenture expands its parental leave benefits Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Accenture expands its parental leave benefits

    Accenture jumps on family bandwagon by upping the anti on new parent perks

  • NYT doesn't describe the Amazon I know: Bezos Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 7:49 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Jeff Bezos writes to staff defending Amazon's human resources policy following a New York Times story claiming back-stabbing practices.

  • Jeff Bezos on the defense Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos on the defense

    Amazon C-E-O Jeff Bezos responds to a blistering expose in the New York Times.

  • Amazon pushes 'purposeful Darwinism' on workers Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    Boxes move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, California.

    Amazon is experimenting with how far it can push white-collar workers, to get them to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions, The NY Times reports.

  • Apple diversifying its workforce Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Apple diversifying its workforce

    Apple releases its latest diversity figures.

  • Japan’s lost generation struggles to catch up Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 7:04 PM ET

    You get one chance at success in the Japanese labor market, and in 2007 an 18-year-old Mr Takeda missed his, the Financial Times reports.

  • Luxe Valet reclassifying worker status: CEO Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Luxe Valet reclassifying worker status: CEO

    Curtis Lee, Luxe Valet co-founder & CEO, talks about converting independent contractors to employees with benefits.

  • Skadden loses ruling on overtime pay for lawyers Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 23- A federal appeals court said on Thursday the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher& Flom may owe overtime pay to a contract lawyer for performing non-legal work, a decision that could make it more costly for firms to hire temporary lawyers. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said contract lawyers can be eligible under federal labor law for...

  • NZ dairy giant slashes jobs as 'white gold rush' fades Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 9:38 PM ET

    New Zealand's Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows amid a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from No. 1 buyer China.

  • As China gets pricey, Foxconn plans big move in India Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 1:30 AM ET

    Foxconn plans to expand in India, building 12 factories and employing 1M workers amid rising costs and labor disputes in China, the FT reports.

  • CEO explains the virtues of going virtual Saturday, 13 Jun 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    After years advising CEOs to let employees telecommute, this HR consultant decided to take her own counsel and ditch office space for good.

  • Small biz caught in 'David and Goliath' crossfire Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 11:42 AM ET
    Parker Conrad, CEO, Zenefits

    The real reason payroll giant ADP blocked HR start-up Zenefits from accessing its systems is fear, Zenefits co-founder and CEO Parker Conrad tells CNBC.

  • Biggest time-wasters at work? You may be surprised Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Lazy worker at desk

    Managers report employees wasting time on texting, the Internet and gossiping. Employees have a slightly different take.