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Standing Against Anti-Asian Violence

Worrying about elderly loved ones going outside alone. Bracing for racially motivated harassment while out in public. Feeling concern for your own safety.  These are … The post Standing Against Anti-Asian Violence appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Compete against top brands for warehouse workers & delivery drivers

On April 9, 2020, the U.S. Labor Department announced that 15 million workers had lost their jobs in the last three weeks – that’s nearly 1 in every 10 workers. Previously, the U.S .economy had approximately 200,000 workers filing for unemployment weekly. Overnight, that shot up to 3.3 million and then the following week 6.6 million, and 6.8 million last week. In Massachusetts, for…

ALERT: U.S appeals court rules against LinkedIn, says data aggregator HiQ can scrape information

A U.S. appeals court Monday ruled against LinkedIn and in favor of open access to data, holding that recruitment data marketing company HiQ could continue scraping information from LinkedIn. The opinion said giving internet companies the right to control information that they make publicly available “risks the possible creation of information monopolies that would disserve the public interest.”

Does Your Insurance Cover You Against Sexual Harassment Claims?

The last few months have brought seemingly unending news detailing allegations of sexual impropriety against politicians, celebrities, the news media, and other public figures. As a wave of victims march forward and social movements such as the #MeToo silence breakers grow, there are no signs that sexual harassment claims will subside. There is little doubt that companies and individuals across all industries have and will continue…

Steps HR Needs to Take Right Now to Protect Against Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment awareness is having something of a “moment” right now. If you are not carefully analyzing your organization’s policies, protocols, and procedures regarding sexual harassment in the workplace, you may not be paying enough attention to this issue. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as well as other federal and state laws, impose an affirmative duty on employers to try to prevent…

Do you also compete against tax-funded sites?

In Germany, a court ruled in favor of a private owner / operator of a weather app, who objected to a state weather institution (funded with tax money) running a weather app with similar functions. The private sector operator charges users for his service, while the app of the public institution is free. That distorts competition, claimed the private operator – and the court agreed. The…

HiQ Releases Official Statement After Winning Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against LinkedIn

As reported on Monday, hiQ had a nice little victory in their court battle with LinkedIn. “A federal judge issued a huge setback for LinkedIn on Monday, ruling that LinkedIn can’t block the startup hiQ Labs from accessing public profile data,” wrote our own Shannon Pritchett. “Many news outlets were calling this a test for the social media conglomerate in how much control it can exercise over data on its users and what…