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Facebook boosts minimum wage for contract workers to $15 an hour

The world's largest social network now requires that its contractors pay employees a $15 hourly minimum wage and receive a minimum of 15 paid days off.

By May 13, 2015

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Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

By May 22, 2015

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For cash-flush tech workers, San Francisco housing still a challenge

In techland, too many people fighting over too few houses makes home buying harder than finding the killer app.

By March 8, 2015

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Amazon workers strike at five German facilities

Just as holiday orders peak for the e-commerce giant, more than 2,000 distribution center workers strike in Germany.

By December 15, 2014

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Supreme Court: Amazon need not pay workers for security check time

The justices say theft prevention screening isn't integral to warehouse employees' jobs, so Amazon doesn't have to provide compensation.

By December 9, 2014

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Amazon wants to hire 80,000 temp workers for holidays

The e-commerce site's massive fulfillment network continues to grow as it kicks off its busiest time of year.

By October 15, 2014

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Amazon worker strike expands to fifth German facility

The workers argue that Amazon isn't paying them enough, while the company says they're actually paid at the upper level of their grade.

By September 24, 2014

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Luxury SF bus company Leap Transit service suspended over permits

Bus company that shuttles commuters around San Francisco temporarily halts service after getting a state cease-and-desist order related to its permits.

By May 20, 2015

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Foxconn worker allegedly sold iPhone 6 shells -- report

The person allegedly took six bodies for the iPhone 6 off the assembly line and sold them to a local gadget market in Shenzhen.

By September 16, 2014

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Woman allegedly fired for deleting iPhone app that monitored her 24/7

Technically Incorrect: A sales executive for a money transfer service is suing her former employer after disabling a GPS app that, she says, followed her even when she wasn't working.

By May 12, 2015