Employee

  • Hotel Employee Dishes On What Really Goes On At Work

    Hotel Employee Dishes On What Really Goes On At Work

    By Jill Krasny When you want the goods on the casino, lottery and airline industries, the only place to go is Reddit. Recently, Beastmachine, a self-proclaimed five-year veteran of Citadel hotels in Halifax, Nova Scotia, did an "Ask Me Anything" on the service industry that was pretty revealing. Continue Reading

  • McDonald's Worker Arrested For Allegedly Spitting In Customers' Drinks

    McDonald's Worker Arrested For Allegedly Spitting In Customers' Drinks

    SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. -- A South Carolina county's deputies say a McDonald's employee spit in two customers' cups of iced tea after the drinks were returned because they weren't sweet enough. Authorities say 19-year-old Marvin Washington Jr. was arrested Wednesday and charged with malicious tampering with food. Continue Reading

  • Best Buy Looking Into Ex-CEO's Relationship With Employee

    Best Buy Looking Into Ex-CEO's Relationship With Employee

    By Jennifer Booton Best Buy is reportedly probing former CEO Brian Dunn's personal life to see if he misused company assets while having an alleged affair with a female subordinate. The company did not immediately respond to FOXBusiness.com for this story, but a spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that... Continue Reading

  • Bad Bosses Often Source Of Unhappy, Unhealthy Workers, Study Finds

    Bad Bosses Often Source Of Unhappy, Unhealthy Workers, Study Finds

    When it comes to the workplace, there are few things as tough as having a bad boss. Whether it's a lack of organization, a gruff attitude or an inability to empathize with staff, working for someone with poor leadership skills can sap enthusiasm and productivity. But the negative effects don't stop there. A... Continue Reading

  • Florida Employer Found Guilty Of Firing Woman Over Jury Duty

    Florida Employer Found Guilty Of Firing Woman Over Jury Duty

    A Florida woman who sued her former employer for firing her while reporting to jury duty is breathing easier after a court ruling earlier this week found she was discharged illegally. "I'm very happy that the judge decided on the right thing to do," the employee, Juanita "Jane" Trejo-Beverly (pictured),... Continue Reading

  • The 'Average Worker' Is Dead

    The 'Average Worker' Is Dead

    There's a new buzz-phrase making the rounds these days: The death of average. A kid who does decently well in school, and does what she's told, is no longer guaranteed a job. And the average worker who does everything his employer asks shouldn't expect to keep his until retirement. "The recession is a... Continue Reading

  • Growing Number Of Frustrated Workers Opt To Quit

    Growing Number Of Frustrated Workers Opt To Quit

    It may be hard to believe, but even with the nation's unemployment rate stuck at around 9 percent, there are plenty of workers calling it quits. Fed up with lack of opportunity or having to "do more with less," a greater number of employees are heading for the exits. Nearly 1.1 million workers left their... Continue Reading

  • Scrubs On, Scrubs Off: Nurses Want To Be Paid To Dress For Work

    Scrubs On, Scrubs Off: Nurses Want To Be Paid To Dress For Work

    Whether companies should pay employees for the time it takes them to get into uniforms required to perform the job has long been a bone of contention between management and labor. The issue has been raised again by two nurses in Colorado, who have filed a lawsuit because they believe they should be paid to... Continue Reading

  • More Jobs Being Created Online, Report Says

    More Jobs Being Created Online, Report Says

    With the nation's unemployment rate continuing to languish at around 9 percent, many unemployed workers are left to wonder where the jobs are. A new report suggests they're increasingly found in the online world. What's more, these new employment opportunities aren't limited to the high-tech sector, but are... Continue Reading

  • Employee Shoots Tire to Stop Truck Thief, Charged for Unlawful Discharge

    Employee Shoots Tire to Stop Truck Thief, Charged for Unlawful Discharge

    SALT LAKE CITY - Police in Utah say a man was arrested in a stolen pickup after a witness shot out a tire as the truck was driven away. Salt Lake City police reported Monday that no one was hurt in the shooting. But the gunman was given a summons accusing him of unlawful discharge of a firearm. Police... Continue Reading

  • Increasing Workload Weighs Heavily on Employee's Well-Being

    Increasing Workload Weighs Heavily on Employee's Well-Being

    Layoffs and Restructurings Increase Employee Workloads Since the Great Recession began, more and more companies are laying off and restructuring their employees in an effort to cut costs and increase profits. As a result, workers are being asked to step up and do more, for less or with less, and are starting to... Continue Reading