How Technology can Give Employees Access to their Wages – Tempemail

When Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the 2021 budget, he will do so fully cognizant that South Africans of all walks of life are being stretched – some beyond breaking point – as businesses take strain and some succumb to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The unemployment figure Continue Reading

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants China Employees company Employees pay- Tempemail

E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest. China’s internet industries already were known for long, demanding days. With millions of families confined at home, Continue Reading

Cell C Employees Go on Strike in South Africa – Tempemail

Image sourced from Town Press More than 1500 Cell C employees have downed tools in a nation-wide strike, reports ITWeb. The demonstrators are expected to march to communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s office where they will hand over their memorandum. According to Tech Financials, the union-led strike was organised on Friday Continue Reading

Hackers Target Defence Contractors’ Employees By Posing as Recruiters – Tempemail

The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a new report warning companies about a new in-the-wild malware that North Korean hackers are reportedly using to spy on key employees at government contracting companies. Dubbed ‘BLINDINGCAN,’ the advanced remote access trojan acts as a backdoor when installed Continue Reading

Uber and Lyft must classify drivers as employees, judge rules, in blow to gig economy | Uber

A California judge has issued a preliminary injunction that would block Uber and Lyft from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees. The move on Monday came in response to a May lawsuit filed by the state of California against the companies, which alleged they are misclassifying their Continue Reading

Facebook employees to be given £750 for home offices as remote working continues till July 2021- Tempemail

Facebook has announced that it will be giving its employees £750 towards home office needs as it extends remote working to next summer at the earliest. Since March, almost all of the tech giant’s 48,000 members of staff, which are typically based in 70 offices around the world, have been Continue Reading

Twitter says spear-phishing attack on employees led to breach | Twitter- Tempemail

Twitter said a large hack two weeks ago targeted a small number of employees through a phone “spear-phishing” attack. The social media platform said the hackers targeted about 130 accounts, tweeted from 45, accessed the inboxes of 36, and were able to download Twitter data from seven. Attackers also targeted Continue Reading

Google employees will work from home until at least summer 2021 | Technology

Alphabet Inc’s Google will keep its employees home until at least next July, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai, made the decision himself last week after debate among an internal group of top executives that he chairs, Continue Reading

Infosys runs flight to bring employees stuck in A/NZ back to India – Strategy- Tempemail

IT services giant Infosys this week evacuated 128 employees from Australia and Singapore that had been unable to return to India due to lockdowns and international flight cancellations. iTnews has confirmed that the company chartered a flight from Melbourne to Hyderabad, which also stopped in Singapore. “We had 128 employees Continue Reading

US Companies Urge Employees to Delete TikTok | Tempemail

Sourced from Cosmico Wells Fargo has urged employees to uninstall the popular Chinese video-sharing app, TikTok, from their company devices over privacy concerns. “We have identified a small number of Wells Fargo employees with corporate-owned devices who had installed the TikTok application on their device,” says a Wells Fargo spokesperson. Continue Reading