SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- A U.S. judge appeared skeptical on Friday about Uber's bid for a quick pretrial ruling that its drivers are contractors and not employees, a critical question facing Silicon Valley's sharing economy. App-based ride service Uber, and smaller rival Lyft, face separate lawsuits seeking class action status in San Francisco federal court,...» Read More
CNBC's Jon Fort reports Oracle is defending its CEO Larry Ellison against critics who are upset over Ellison's pay package.
PNC found the five most serious threats to your retirement. CNBC's Sue Herera breaks it down.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins could rake in $55 million if the company is sold or his job is terminated; and Brian Colello of Morningstar, thinks the company wanted to offer a pay package to avoid another CEO shift.
Some workers at Gerawan Farming have submitted signatures to decertify the union there. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the details of the labor fight.
Google is offering its employees meditation and mindfulness courses, hoping to increase innovation. Former software engineer at Google, Chade-Meng Tan describes his courses and how employees are benefiting. Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities is guided in meditation.
The SEC voted in favor of a CEO pay ratio rule, which could force companies to share how their executive's pay compares to their rank and file employees. Former SEC Chairman Harvey L. Pitt, weighs in.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Kelly Evans and Dominic Chu discuss a Wells Fargo study that says more than half of millennials lack confidence in the stock market.
Walgreen is shifting employees to private health care exchanges. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the company will give 120,000 employees cash and asking them to choose from insurance plans offered on the Aon Hewitt private benefit exchange.
In a survey by Equilar, two thirds of CEOs met or exceeded the goals linked to performance based pay granted from 2008 to 2010, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Are CEOs paid too much? Former SEIU board member Stephen Lerner, and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, share their opinions.
According to the WSJ, millennials are bringing their helicopter parents to work. Also, a federal judge rules exotic dancers in New York City are protected by Labors Law and entitled to at least minimum wage. CNBC's Bob Pisani, weighs in.
Some companies are beginning to change to a defined contribution plan when it comes to retiree health benefits. CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Sharon Epperson offer insight.
There is a growing trend among big companies to move retiree health benefits to a defined contribution model, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Wal-Mart employees launched protests in at least 15 U.S. cities. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Robert Sinche, Pierpont Securities, discuss what's to blame for the rise in part-time employment.
Barbara Gertz, Denver-area Wal-Mart employee; explains her arrest today as Wal-Mart's group "Our Wal-Mart" protested for higher pay wages.
Wal-Mart's group "Our Wal-Mart" is protesting today for higher pay wages. Rick Berman, The Center for Union Facts, weighs in on the retailer's labor struggles.
Silicon Valley start-ups are offering novel perks—massages, body analytics, subsidized rents, trips to Tahoe and even helicopter rides—in hopes they will land top talent.
A large number of corporations are starting to pay workers with pre-paid debut cards, which sometimes involve a fee. David Min, University of California Irvine, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss. "This is a vulnerable population, it's lightly regulated, and banks see an opportunity to make money off of these people," says Min.
There was an increase of 15 percent seen in the average pay of CEOs of big companies in 2012, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, and John Martini, Reed Smith LLC, discuss.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports there was a 15 percent gain in the average pay of CEOs of big companies.
Moody's is reporting that many state public pensions are actually facing a much larger funding gap than their financial reports say. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, and Steven Malanga, Manhattan Institute, discuss.