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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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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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Uber accused of stealing trade secrets

A lawsuit against the ride-hailing company alleges the original technology used for its app was ripped off from another fledgling startup.

By May 14, 2015

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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

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Trajectory for the stars: Rare photos from the early Space Race

An upcoming book collects hundreds of rare and unpublished photos of NASA's first manned space programs -- Project Mercury and Project Gemini -- just in time for the 50th anniversary of the first US spacewalk.

By May 18, 2015

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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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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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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