Employees

SEC Whistleblower Tips Have Soared 31% Since Most Employees Started Working From Home

Sitting around at home with nothing to do during the pandemic? Why not become a corporate whistleblower! It allows you to exact revenge on your boss and co-workers for years of misery and can also pay well! That must be exactly what many are thinking, as it is being reported that since the work from…

“Smart” Office Chair Cushions That Track Employee Health and Activity Aren’t Popular Among Employees

By B.N. Frank Privacy and security experts have warned for many years about privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with ALL “Smart” and wireless technology – cell phones (see 1, 2, 3), medical devices and implants (see 1, 2), personal and “Smart” home devices and wearables (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), utility “Smart” meters…

Kroger Won’t Require Employees to Be Vaccinated for COVID Even Though They Can

By B.N. Frank Despite increasing COVID concerns and media coverage, not everybody wants to get a COVID vaccination, including health care workers who work in nursing homes.  It is reasonable to be skeptical of vaccine safety – especially ones that are still considered to be “experimental.” CBS 60 Minutes segment, “The Swine Flu Fraud of…

Parler Faces Extinction As Amazon Employees Demand AWS Stop Hosting

A coalition of Amazon corporate employees have demanded that the Seattle-based megacorp kick Parler off the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform unless ‘posts inciting violence’ are removed, which would force the Trump-friendly Twitter competitor to find another host. According to CNBC, an employee advocacy group – Amazon Employees for Climate Justice – said in a…

GoDaddy Phished Its Own Employees Under The Guise Of Giving Them A $650 Holiday Bonus

Roughly 500 GoDaddy employees failed a company-wide phishing test this month that was disguised as a message that they would be receiving a $650 holiday bonus. Yes, you’re reading that right: GoDaddy purposely emailed its employees during a year in which the U.S. economy went into recession, promising them $650 for the holidays, as a…

Cyberjunk 2077: Gaming Studio Stock Crashes, Employees Revolt After Sony Pulls Game Over Botched Release

Shares in once-legendary Polish gaming studio CD Projekt Red plummeted further on Friday after Sony removed the long-awaited, and botched, Cyberpunk 2077 from the Playstation store. What’s more, the company is facing an internal revolt as employees are fuming over the studio’s decision to push the glitch-plagued game out long before it was ready. On…

Boeing Halts Merit Pay Raises, Grants Shares To Some Employees As Recovery Years Away 

A little more than a week before Christmas, Boeing Chief Executive Dave Calhoun sent an internal memo to employees announcing that the company would suspend annual merit salary increases in fiscal 2021 for employees, managers, and executives, according to Reuters.  Excluding executives and tens of thousands of engineers and machinists under union contracts, Boeing however awarded employees…

Musk To Employees: Focus On Profitability Or Stock Will “Immediately Get Crushed”

Despite the market never caring much about consistent profits from Tesla to begin with (the company has been anointed with a more than $500 billion market cap and is trading with a trailing P/E of more than 1000x) it appears that Elon Musk is attempting to shift his company’s focus back to profitability and cost savings. …

Walmart to Remove Robot Employees from U.S. Stores Instead of Adding More

November 4, 2020 By B.N. Frank There have been countless reports about humans losing their jobs to robots. Now robots are getting the axe at Walmart. But what will replace them? From Yahoo: Walmart to end experiment with robots in US stores AFP•November 3, 2020 Walmart has pulled the plug on a program to use…