In a surprise move, Target pulls out of Canada

Target will abandon its ill-fated expansion into Canada less than two years after its launch — hopes to give employees minimum 16-week packages. Katharine Jackson reports
January 15, 2015
  • Recruitment, hiring, staffing

    Why internships and co-ops are a win-win

    Kristin Ezekiel, Manulife's director of campus recruiting and strategic sourcing, talks about the benefits of student internships/co-ops for employers and students
    October 5, 2017
    British Labour leader calls for tax on robots

    British Labour leader calls for tax on robots

    But how exactly would that work?
    October 3, 2017
  • Uber on defensive

    Uber defensive at U.K. tribunal on worker rights

    Uber has told a British employment appeal tribunal its drivers were self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of benefits. As Matthew Larotonda reports, the case comes less than a week after the U.S. ride-hailing service heard it would lose its London licence.
    September 28, 2017
    Uber on defensive

    Uber defensive at U.K. tribunal on worker rights

    Uber has told a British employment appeal tribunal its drivers were self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of benefits. As Matthew Larotonda reports, the case comes less than a week after the U.S. ride-hailing service heard it would lose its London licence.
    September 28, 2017
  • Raises coming

    Target raises minimum hourly wage

    Target said it will increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar, to US$11, and raise it to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. Conway Gittens reports.
    September 26, 2017
    Raises coming

    Target raises minimum hourly wage

    Target said it will increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar, to US$11, and raise it to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. Conway Gittens reports.
    September 26, 2017
  • Email checks

    Companies must tell workers of email checks: ECHR

    Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored, the European Court of Human Rights ruled recently in a landmark privacy case. David Pollard reports.
    September 19, 2017
    Plane uniform scandal

    Court backs stewardess in Aeroflot size case

    A court has ruled that Russian airline Aeroflot cannot tell staff what size clothing to wear after a stewardess complained she had been taken off international routes because she did not fit into the regulation-size uniform. Silvia Antonioli reports.
    September 14, 2017
  • Business leaders baffled by DACA end

    Business leaders baffled by DACA end

    Top CEOs expressed their disappointment with U.S. president Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA.
    September 11, 2017
    U.K. skills shortage

    U.K. skills shortage stalls growth

    An acute skills shortage in Britain has forced one company to take matters into its own hands. And as Laura Frykberg reports, Brexit is likely to exacerbate the problem.
    August 21, 2017