Starbucks’ CEO says employees are in good spirits, but some workers say the chain’s benefits don’t make up for understaffed stores and low pay (SBUX)

Starbucks’ CEO says employees are in good spirits, but some workers say the chain’s benefits don’t make up for understaffed stores and low pay (SBUX)

May 1, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementStarbucks executives say the company isn’t feeling the effects of a labor shortage that’s plaguing the rest of the industry, but workers across the United States told Insider that isn’t always the case.  11 employees in seven states, whose employment has been verified by Insider, said the extra perks do little to make…

Oracle employees say the tech titan hasn’t provided enough clarity on its flexible work policy, and that moving the headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin has been ‘just a ceremony’ (ORCL)

Oracle employees say the tech titan hasn’t provided enough clarity on its flexible work policy, and that moving the headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin has been ‘just a ceremony’ (ORCL)

February 26, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementIn December, Oracle announced plans to change its headquarters location from its longtime home in the Silicon Valley community of Redwood Shores, California, to Austin, Texas, as part of a new “a more flexible work location policy” for its 135,000-plus global workforce. “Many of our employees can choose their office location as well…

Reddit employees will keep their coveted San Francisco salaries if they move to more affordable cities, bucking the trend of pay cuts for workers leaving Silicon Valley

Reddit employees will keep their coveted San Francisco salaries if they move to more affordable cities, bucking the trend of pay cuts for workers leaving Silicon Valley

October 27, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List Placement Reddit will keep paying its employees their San Francisco salaries if they decide to leave the region for more affordable locales, the company said in a Tuesday blog post. “To support employees to live where they want to and do their best work, we are eliminating geographic compensation zones in the US,”…

Microsoft told employees it plans to release a browser-based app for the Xbox Game Pass streaming service next year that will get around Apple App Store rules: ‘We absolutely will end up on iOS’ (MSFT)

Microsoft told employees it plans to release a browser-based app for the Xbox Game Pass streaming service next year that will get around Apple App Store rules: ‘We absolutely will end up on iOS’ (MSFT)

October 9, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List Placement Microsoft’s gaming boss Phil Spencer told employees at an all-hands meeting on Wednesday the company is planning to bring Game Pass to Apple’s iPhone and iPad, targeting 2021 for the potential release of a “direct browser-based solution,” Business Insider has learned. “We absolutely will end up on iOS,” Spencer told employees, according…

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NBA reportedly lays off 100 employees ahead of season restart

June 21, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Report: NBA Lays Off 100 Employees Ahead of Orlando Restart Author: Nick Selbe Publish date: Jun 18, 2020 As the NBA gears up to resume its season in Orlando next month, the league has reportedly laid off an estimated 100 employees, according to a report from Alex Silverman of Morning Consult . In a statement…

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Employees at billion-dollar data startup Delphix are holding a hackathon on Juneteenth to remove biased terms from their code

June 18, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Delphix employees organized an Inclusive Language Hackathon that will take place this Friday — Juneteenth — to replace racist or ableist terms in the company’s codebase with more inclusive words. Some examples include replacing “whitelist” and “blacklist” with “allowlist” and “denylist” and replacing “he” and “him” pronouns with gender-neutral ones like “they” and “one.” Organizers…