Unfortunately, Telltale’s effective closure wasn’t the end of tough times for the game industry. H1Z1 and EverQuest developer Daybreak Game Company has confirmed that it’s laying off staff as it’s “optimizing [its] structure” for the future. The company didn’t say how many people were losing their jobs, but former Daybreak president John Smedley had briefly […]
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Ontario’s minister of labour is being asked to intervene in a London, Ont., hospital policy that doctors say is discriminatory and violates the human rights of patients.
Hotel staff can expect guests to make demands of them during their stay in an establishment. However, sometimes certain customers make incredibly bizarre requests indeed. New research has revealed some of the strangest things demanding hotel guests have asked for. Their requests vary from the utterly extravagant and the completely ridiculous to the just plain […]
One of Google’s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment
Google Google’s Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company. She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two weeks ago in protest at how the firm deals with sexual harassment. The protest ended in Google ditching its requirement for […]
After multiple lawsuits from a prisoner who claimed she felt like a ‘sex slave’ in male prisons, the Illinois Department of Corrections is mandating staff training in “transgender issues.” Is it a special privilege or necessity? There are only 28 transgender prisoners in the Illinois correctional system, but one of them – a trans-woman named […]
The job can be stressful and demanding, and witnessing constant loss can take a mental toll. Community support has helped workers cope, but it can only go so far.
‘There’s not a day that we go into work feeling safe’: Video shows violent attack on Winnipeg hospital staff
A shocking video shows an attack on staff at a Winnipeg hospital, but workers tell CBC it’s all too common — and they need more support for security, on-site police and even metal detectors to protect against rising violence blamed on the meth crisis.
Heathrow Airport and British Airways staff showed their fun side yesterday when they dressed up as Freddie Mercury and danced to Queen hit ‘I Want To Break Free’ to the astonishment and amusement of passengers. The light-hearted spectacle was a homage to Mercury who was once a baggage handler at the airport nearly 50 years […]
Former Lehman Brothers staff are hosting a secret party on the 10-year anniversary of the bank’s collapse
Oli Scarff/Getty Images September marks 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the biggest bankruptcy in US history, and the most significant moment of the financial crisis. Hundreds of former Lehman staff are having a reunion in London to commemorate the anniversary, according to a report from Financial News Details of the event are […]