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Nike is being sued by two female ex-employees who claim that they were discriminated against while working for the company. The two women claim that they were paid less than their male colleagues and were not promoted fairly.
DMVs are notorious for having grueling wait times. But an unnamed employee may have contributed to the back up at one California DMV by napping on the job for three hours every day.
A Japanese company docked a worker’s pay and made a public apology because he went to lunch 3 minutes early
A 64-year-old man in Kobe left for his lunch break at 11:57 a.m. multiple times because he wanted a 'change of pace,' and was punished for it. Japan has a toxic overwork culture and is also obsessive about punctuality.
Doug Dennerline, a former Cisco executive, addressed the BetterWorks staff at an all-hands on Wednesday.
A Japanese word without a direct English translation reveals the biggest difference between Japanese and American work cultures
"Shokunin" is the Japanese word for mastery of one's profession. Japanese people see their work as a source of pride, perhaps more so than Americans do.
Google and Facebook both have policies stating employees can only ask out a coworker once. If the person gives an iffy response, that counts as a "no."
A 19-year-old who quit school to work at a $250 million startup says she was fired after complaining about ‘objectification, marginalization, an...
Ripcord, a robotics firm backed by Kleiner Perkins, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Steve Wozniak, has a toxic work culture, a former female employee says.
HubSpot, which makes inbound marketing and sales software, was ranked one of the top tech companies in the US. We asked employees what it's like to work there.
Office air sometimes contains higher levels of carbon dioxide — here’s what happened when we did a test
A recent study showed how office air with higher-than-average concentrations of carbon dioxide can affect how well people accomplish high-level tasks.
Netflix generally offers a minimum of four months of full pay as a severance package, and it isn't afraid to fire people.