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U.S. judge says Uber drivers are not company's employees

U.S. judge says Uber drivers are not company's employeesU.S. District Judge Michael Baylson on Wednesday said San Francisco-based Uber does not exert enough control over drivers for its limo service, UberBLACK, to be considered their employer under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The drivers work when they want to and are free to nap, run personal errands, or smoke cigarettes in between rides, Baylson said.



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Cambridge Analytica Sent Foreigners To Work On U.S. Elections, Former Employees Say

Cambridge Analytica Sent Foreigners To Work On U.S. Elections, Former Employees SayCambridge Analytica, the data firm at the center of a scandal about misused



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Texas school district has anonymously armed employees since 2007

Texas school district has anonymously armed employees since 2007David Thweatt, superintendent of a small school district in Harrold, Texas, began anonymously arming school employees after the Virginia Tech shooting and sees his program as a deterrent.



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U.S. Government barring employees from traveling to Playa Del Carmen

U.S. Government barring employees from traveling to Playa Del CarmenAmerican are still free to travel to the popular Mexican resort city, but after last month’s ferry explosion that injured at least 25 people, the U.S. Government is urging caution.



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Apple 'repeatedly calls emergency services' after multiple employees injured walking into glass panes at new HQ

Apple 'repeatedly calls emergency services' after multiple employees injured walking into glass panes at new HQApple’s new 175-acre headquarters, centred on a glass ring which hosts 12,000 staff, has become an architectural fascination since the first designs were unveiled seven years ago. Apple employees reportedly keep walking into the glass panels which form the walls of the spaceship-like building. The building, in Cupertino, California, is surrounded by 50ft curved glass panels – the largest in the world.



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U.N. employees in Gaza demonstrate against U.S. aid cut

U.N. employees in Gaza demonstrate against U.S. aid cutBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Schools, clinics and food distribution centers in the Gaza Strip were closed most of Monday by a demonstration by thousands of employees of the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugees. Palestinians have been angered by a U.S. decision to cut aid to the United Nations Relief and Welfare Agency (UNRWA), saying it will cause worse hardship in Gaza. More than half the enclave’s two million residents depend on support from UNRWA and other humanitarian agencies.



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U.N. employees in Gaza demonstrate against U.S. aid cut

U.N. employees in Gaza demonstrate against U.S. aid cutBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Schools, clinics and food distribution centers in the Gaza Strip were closed most of Monday by a demonstration by thousands of employees of the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugees. Palestinians have been angered by a U.S. decision to cut aid to the United Nations Relief and Welfare Agency (UNRWA), saying it will cause worse hardship in Gaza. More than half the enclave’s two million residents depend on support from UNRWA and other humanitarian agencies.



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Report: Employees fired after delivering raw meat in shopping carts to Bay Area market

Report: Employees fired after delivering raw meat in shopping carts to Bay Area marketOfficials launched a health investigation after photos posted on social media showed men delivering unwrapped meat in shopping carts to a market in San Jose.



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Google CEO: ‘No Issues’ with freeing female employees from NDAs

Google CEO: ‘No Issues’ with freeing female employees from NDAsGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says they “want to provide a more open environment” for employees to be able to tell their stories.



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These Companies Have Promised to Give Employees Bonuses Because the Tax Bill Passed

These Companies Have Promised to Give Employees Bonuses Because the Tax Bill PassedPresident Trump praised AT&T's announcement: 'That's because of what we did'



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