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Lyft agrees to pay $27 million to settle driver classification lawsuit

(credit: Kãrlis Dambrãns) About 200,000 former and current Lyft drivers in California and their lawyers are to divvy up a combined $27 million...

How unfilled tech jobs impact the U.S. economy

With IT industry unemployment hovering at around 2.8 percent (as of Q3 2016) and organizations struggling to find talent, many companies find themselves with...

Shootings at school follow trends in the unemployment rate

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Hawk) Part of why we struggle to understand school shootings is because there isn’t enough data available about these extremely...

10 IT skills that employers need in 2017

IT skills that employers need in 2017Image by ThinkstockUnemployment rates in the IT industry are still hovering at historic lows, and some roles --...

In new lawsuit, Instacart shoppers say they were regularly underpaid

Kristin Sloanreader comments 7 Share this story On Thursday, 12 Instacart “shoppers” across 11 states filed a proposed federal class-action lawsuit against...

University IT employees fighting for jobs question data security

Data security is a simmering issue in offshore outsourcing.The offshore workers who staff help desks, call centers and manage systems are accessing data in...

Leaker fined $1.2 million for uploading screener of The Revenant

Enlarge / Leonardo DiCaprio signs autographs for fans during the Tokyo premiere for "The Revenant" in March.Yuriko Nakao via Getty Images reader comments 74 Share this...