Category: employees

Box will let employees work from home until at least 2021
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Box will let employees work from home until at least 2021

Another tech company is joining the list of those planning on going remote for the long haul: Box . Box CEO Aaron Levie announced this morning that the company will “remain a digital-first organization” moving forward. While it sounds like they’re still working out exactly what that entails, one key aspect is that Box employees…

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Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can
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Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can

Amazon issued guidance Thursday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak recommending that global employees who are able to work from home to do so through the end of March. “We continue to work closely with public and private medical experts to ensure we are taking the right precautions as the situation continues to evolve,” an…

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Created to help employees figure out health benefits, HealthJoy raises $30 million
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Created to help employees figure out health benefits, HealthJoy raises $30 million

HealthJoy, a platform designed to make it easier for employees to use their healthcare benefits, has raised $30 million in Series C funding led by Health Velocity Capital. Returning investors also participated, including U.S. Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures, Epic Ventures, Brandon Cruz and Clint Jones. This brings HealthJoy’s total funding so far to $53 million.…

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Oracle Employees Need to Shut Up About Larry Ellison’s Trump Fundraiser
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Oracle Employees Need to Shut Up About Larry Ellison’s Trump Fundraiser

Oracle employees are protesting Larry Ellison for holding a Donald Trump fundraiser on his private property. Tech employees haven’t shied away from political activism, even against their employers. That doesn’t make their protests any less hypocritical. We’d already seen it at Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. Now it’s happening at Oracle. A petition drafted by angry…

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Huawei employees reportedly aided African governments in spying
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Huawei employees reportedly aided African governments in spying

A new report from The Wall Street Journal could be another damning piece of evidence for a company already under a good deal of international scrutiny. The paper is reporting that technicians working for Huawei helped members of government in Uganda and Zambia spy on political opponents. The report cites unnamed senior surveillance officers. The…

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