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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.”

SHRM CEO says All Employers Should “Require” HR Certification!

Did you see this last week by new SHRM CEO Johnny Taylor? “Require certification,” Taylor said. “SHRM certification is a validation that the professional doing the job has the competency to do it. Treat HR like a profession. Don’t just prefer—require!”   So, there will be a reaction from the HR community on this for sure! My guess is it will be mostly negative by…

NLRB Says It Will Craft a New Joint-Employer Rule

Editor’s note: In December, on a 3-2 vote the NLRB overturned an earlier decision setting a new standard for when two organizations will be found to be joint employers for the purposes of being held jointly liable for actions taken by either of them in regard to workers. In the December decision the NLRB said from then on joint employer status would only be…

Supreme Court Says Employers Can Force Workers Into Arbitration Instead of Class Action Suits

Editor’s note: A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that employers can force workers to go to arbitration over workplace grievances, rather than filing lawsuits. The 5-4 decision by the court’s more conservative members upholds arbitration clauses in employment contracts. These provisions effectively prevent workers from filing class actions, instead requiring workers to take action individually. The decision rejects the position taken by…

58.com’s jobs business biggest in China, says CEO

Speaking at a recent ceremony in Beijing, 58.com (NYSE: WUBA) CEO Michael Yao Jinbo has announced that the 58.com ecosystem of sites is now the nation’s largest provider of recruitment services, in terms of total revenue and total clients. The 58.com CEO also stated that in 2017 the company’s sites received 300 million jobseekers per day.   The post 58.com’s jobs business biggest in China,…