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AFL-CIO calls for reform on temp workers

The unions group wants Congress to revamp its temporary-worker programs, saying workers are being abused and misused in the down economy--especially in the tech sector.

August 7, 2003


Silicon Valley hopes to reboot startup visas in 2013

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.

By November 8, 2012


AFL-CIO tracking executive pay

The AFL-CIO next month plans to begin updating a Web site dedicated to what it calls the "runaway pay" of America's chief executives.

By March 25, 1998


CNET Tech Voters' Guide 2012: Romney vs. Obama on the issues

You may know the candidates' views on taxes and foreign policy. But what they have to say about the Stop Online Piracy Act, WikiLeaks, and other tech topics might surprise you.

By November 6, 2012


Could Foxconn's factory in Brazil be a model for Apple production?

A Brazilian labor leader says that Foxconn's record in Brazil shows that it can make Apple products safely, and provide decent wages for workers when labor laws and legitimate union representation require it.

By April 11, 2012


Apple's mess in China: What you need to know (FAQ)

Apple says it's got a third-party group looking for issues at manufacturing partners it uses. Read CNET's FAQ to find out how we got here and what the next steps are.

By February 13, 2012


How SOPA would affect you: FAQ

CNET takes an in-depth look at the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, backed by Hollywood and opposed by the largest Web companies and civil liberties groups.

By January 18, 2012


AT&T and T-Mobile: Wireless megamerger (roundup)

The No. 2 and No. 4 wireless carriers announce a $39 billion merger deal that would create a company with nearly 130 million subscribers, easily leapfrogging Verizon Wireless for the No. 1 spot.

By December 1, 2011


Copyright Office will endorse SOPA anti-piracy bill

The U.S. Copyright Office plans to endorse the controversial Hollywood-backed bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 15, 2011


Google, Facebook, Zynga oppose new SOPA copyright bill

In advance of the first House of Representatives hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, opponents of the measure gain new allies in Google, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, and other Web companies.

By November 15, 2011