Dr. Raymond Bearse, the interim president of Kentucky State University, cut his salary $90,000 (to a paltry $259,745) in order to raise the minimum wage on campus to $10.25.
Lyft, the pink mustache peer-to-peer ride-sharing company, has postponed its New York City Launch after being hit with a restraining order by the state attorney general.
The American film and television industries take advantage of billions of dollars in tax incentives doled out by local governments. Where producers and politicians see investment, Allysia Finley of The Wall Street Journal sees shameless corporate welfare.
Several dozen Canadian academics have utilized a job vacancy at the University of Alberta to protest high administrator salaries. Slate's Rebecca Schuman examines administrative bloat and the "corporatization of the University."
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg famously argued in Lean In that women need to stand up for themselves in order to secure equality in the workplace. But what happens when leaning in backfires? Some women have found that negotiating their job offers puts them at risk of being sent away empty-handed.
A cross-cultural study involving employees at multinational corporations in nine countries confirmed that cultural attitudes affect how absenteeism is viewed. What does this mean for an increasingly mobile and global workforce?
It's a huge stretch to blame ordinary Detroiters for the imprudence of their city's municipal government.
The National Security Agency leak is only the latest in a series of events in which "super-users" have caused significant damage to a company or organization. What, if anything, can be done to prevent such rogue behavior?
Eric Liu puts forward a “modest proposal” in this month’s Atlantic: instead of being awarded citizenship upon birth, perhaps Americans should have to pass a citizenship test just like immigrants to the country. You take the exam at the age of 18 and every ten years thereafter. If you truly bomb it ...
When Fisher v. University of Texas is decided in the next few days, Justice Anthony Kennedy may cast the decisive vote ending affirmative action as we know it. Unless he doesn't.
I wrote a short post on Thursday suggesting that whether you’re a fan or a sworn enemy of the surveillance state, you’d be wrong to condemn the pending prosecution of Edward Snowden. Drawing on a passage from Hobbes’s Leviathan, I argued that functional government is impossible “if the considered ...
More employers and employees are looking into using their own personal devices for work instead of a company computer. Writer Brian Proffitt looks at the benefits and challenges for both groups.
The extraordinary amounts of information available on individuals has led to a new discipline that one expert says represents the future of human resources management.
Imagine a group of senior vice presidents sitting around a massive conference table in their company’s board room. The CEO suddenly resigned and it’s up to this huge and now sequestered bunch to vote in a new chief executive by a two-thirds-plus-one majority. These folks can vote up to four ...
New data shows Americans haven’t a clue how stunningly massive the wealth gap in their country really is.