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Employees Make Their Voices Known Through Petitions

By Paula Bernier When footage came to light of Donald Trump talking about grabbing women’s private parts and kissing them without their consent, people flocked to the streets to march in protest. When President Trump signed the executive order on immigration, demonstrators likewise turned out in force to condemn the move. Turns out our new […]

BroadSoft CEO Comments on Refugee Ban

By Paula Bernier As I wrote earlier this week, President Trump’s executive order banning U.S. to refugees and travelers from seven heavily Muslim countries has been criticized from many of tech’s top brass. And today BroadSoft let me know that its CEO Michael Tessler, who recently became a U.S. citizen, has written a blog about […]

Tech & Immigration: What Happened, What’s Next

By Paula Bernier It was another interesting weekend with our new president – and not in a good way for many of the nation’s immigrants. That prompted many tech leaders to speak out against President Trump’s executive order banning U.S. entry to refugees and travelers from seven heavily Muslim countries. The order caused confusion at […]

Labor Department Sues Oracle

By Paula Bernier The Labor Department is suing Oracle, saying the Silicon Valley giant has been paying white men more than others in the same positions. The department also alleges that Oracle favors Asians in its recruitment and hiring practices for technical jobs. That’s a problem for Oracle, as Arstechnica reports, because the company does […]

U.S. Job Optimism at New High

By Paula Bernier Americans are optimistic about the availability of good jobs in this nation. In fact, 50 percent of us believe now is a good time to find a quality position. That positive outlook this month hit the highest level it’s seen in more than 15 years, according to Gallup. The January poll result […]

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