Alphabet Inc’s Google settles hiring pay bias allegations with $3.8 million

In a statement, the U.S. Department of Labor said Alphabet Inc’s Google will spend $3.8 million, including $2.6 million in back pay, to settle allegations that it unfairly passed over women and Asians for job openings and underpaid women. The allegations stemmed from a routine compliance audit several years ago required by Google’s status as…

Airbnb hires former Apple designer Jony Ive ahead of anticipated IPO

In a statement Airbnb Inc stated it was hiring former Apple designer Jony Ive and his firm to design new Airbnb products and services, under a multi-year contract agreement, Incidentally, Ive was a close creative collaborator with Apple Inc’s co-founder Steve Jobs and has spent nearly three decades in Cupertino leading the design of the candy-colored…

Global CEOs downsize physical office spaces, accelerate move towards digital workspace: KPMG survey

According to the results of a survey released on Tuesday, companies across the glove are moving their operations online so as to cut expenses related to office space and make recruiting and retaining staff part of their top priorities. The survey by accounting firm KPMG showed, 80% of business leaders had accelerated their digital expansion…

Uber closing customer support office in downtime Los Angeles

Uber Technologies Inc will be closing its office in downtown Los Angeles in order to focus on its bigger locations. This office used to employ staff for customer support. The development will impact 80 jobs. Uber’s spokesman confirmed the closure in a statement. Customer support jobs will be shifted Uber’s office in Manila, reported the…

HubSpot Inc ranked No. 1 in Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2020

Midst heightened regulatory scrutiny over Facebook Inc, the social media giant has dropped to the 23rd spot in Glassdoor’s list of “Best Places to Work” in 2020, down from the seventh spot it secured last year. Employees have given Facebook’s senior leadership as well as its work-life balance a relatively lower rating in Glassdoor; The…