Posted on October 9, 2020 by iwano@_84
The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint this week against HCL America that accuses the Google contractor of violating its employees’ labor rights through a bevy of union-busting tactics. The complaint alleges that the company, a subsidiary of the India-based contracting titan HCL Technologies, illegally pressured its Pittsburgh workforce not to unionize and retaliated against their efforts by partially shifting their jobs overseas.
© Screenshot: HCL Technologies | YouTube
Last fall, a group of roughly 80 Google contractors became among the first in the company’s history to unionize after voting to become affiliated with North America’s largest industrial union, United Steelworkers. Following the vote, the labor board alleges that HCL began siphoning off the team’s responsibilities, which included data analysis and machine learning training under a contract with Google, to its employees in Poland.
“Most egregiously, HCL has been eroding its Pittsburgh workforce by brazenly moving work
… Read More
Posted on September 25, 2020 by iwano@_84
TCPalm’s Rob Landers brings you some of today’s top stories on the News in 90 Seconds for Aug. 31.
Treasure Coast Newspapers
A man in Port St. Lucie was nabbed as part of a federal investigation in Georgia in connection to a sex trafficking operation that rescued 39 people, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Moradeyo Amos Bandele was identified as a suspect accused of rape in Conyers, Georgia in the investigation, according to WPTV Newschannel 5. No information was available about whether Bandele resided in Port St. Lucie.
None of the local law enforcement agencies, including the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Highway Patrol nor the Port St. Lucie Police Department, said they participated in the apprehension of Bandele.
Besides Bandele’s arrest, the U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday announced the recovery of 39 children in “Operation Not Forgotten.” Nine adults were charged with sex trafficking, parental
… Read More
Posted on September 22, 2020 by iwano@_84
Practical, no-nonsense, and eminently customizable, “barndominiums” are a uniquely American take on rural living. These seemingly simple structures are prefabricated industrial buildings transformed into modern, beautiful homes.
Most popular in rural areas of Texas, barndominiums also extend their reach far into other parts of the country.
… Read More