Business

Google pays $118 mn to settle gender discrimination suit

Google said on Sunday that it was "very pleased" to be settling, without admission of wrongdoing, a class-action lawsuit that argued it underpaid female employees and assigned them lower-ranking positions.

Business

A return to the office could be bad for computer security

When employees feel they deserve superior technology compared to other employees—and they don't receive unrestricted access to it—they pose a security risk to their companies, according to a new University at Buffalo ...

Business

Store workers vote to form first US Apple union

A majority of employees at a US Apple store have voted to form the tech giant's first union, in the wake of similar unionization drives at Starbucks and Amazon locations.

Consumer & Gadgets

Inside Twitter, shuffled jobs and Elon Musk tweets dampen morale

Twitter Inc. employees are enduring the whiplash of public commentary from the social network's future owner, a changeover in leadership and a hiring freeze. On top of all that, some will be assigned new jobs as the company ...

Employment

Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. An employee may be defined as: "A person in the service of another under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, where the employer has the power or right to control and direct the employee in the material details of how the work is to be performed." Black's Law Dictionary page 471 (5th ed. 1979).

In a commercial setting, the employer conceives of a productive activity, generally with the intention of generating a profit, and the employee contributes labour to the enterprise, usually in return for payment of wages. Employment also exists in the public, non-profit and household sectors. To the extent that employment or the economic equivalent is not universal, unemployment exists.

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