France reforms employee stock options to rival Silicon Valley

France reforms employee stock options to rival Silicon Valley

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks as he visits the Station F start-up campus in Paris. Ludovic Marin | AFP | Getty Images France is bringing in new rules on employee stock options to lure in talent and compete with the U.S.’ top tech hub. President Emmanuel Macron will on Monday announce the government’s plans, which … Read more…

Google employee growth, 2001 through 2019

Google employee growth, 2001 through 2019

Two employees of Google riding company bicycles. Smith Collection/Gado | Getty Images As Sundar Pichai faces his first full year leading Alphabet, the job comes with challenges, including a workforce that has grown eight-fold from a decade ago. Long-tenured Alphabet employees recently told CNBC they no longer recognize Google as the company they first joined, … Read more…

PayPal and Microsoft's employee holiday gift thrill working parents

PayPal and Microsoft’s employee holiday gift thrill working parents

Digital Vision | Photodisc | Getty Images Holidays are stressful in general, with everyone trying to shop, tick things off their to-do list and attend holiday outings, but they can be especially taxing for working parents of young children who need to find child care in order to free up their time to get things … Read more…

Robert De Niro’s former employee moves to dismiss actor's lawsuit against her: report

Robert De Niro’s former employee moves to dismiss actor’s lawsuit against her: report

Robert De Niro’s former employee, who countersued the actor in Manhattan federal court for alleged gender discrimination and wage violations, is seeking to have the “The Irishman” star’s lawsuit against her dismissed, according to a new report. Per Variety, attorneys for Graham Chase Robinson filed a motion this week saying the Oscar winner’s suit should be dismissed or stayed until … Read more…

Former Googler on how tech giant squandered employee trust

Former Googler on how tech giant squandered employee trust

Aytac Unal | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images For more than a decade, Google has set the standard for workplace culture. Its perks and benefits, combined with its meteoric rise to the top, made it more than just an industry darling: For many in the tech world, Google was ​the​ place to work. Until recently. … Read more…

Apple accused of monitoring employee text messages in lawsuit against ex-chip exec

Apple accused of monitoring employee text messages in lawsuit against ex-chip exec

Apple CEO Tim Cook participates in an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and others in the White House in Washington, March 6, 2019. Leah Millis | Reuters A former Apple executive alleges the company illegally gathered private text messages from his iPhone before firing him for breach of contract. … Read more…

Former Boeing employee, FAA officials to testify at 737 Max hearing

Former Boeing employee, FAA officials to testify at 737 Max hearing

Boeing 737 MAX airplanes sit parked at a Boeing facility adjacent to King County International Airport, known as Boeing Field, on May 31, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Boeing 737 MAX airplanes have been grounded following two fatal crashes in which 346 passengers and crew were killed in October 2018 and March 2019. David Ryder | … Read more…