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Guns-To-Work Laws Proliferate, Despite Mass Shootings And Employer Opposition

Guns-To-Work Laws Proliferate, Despite Mass Shootings And Employer Opposition

As the country reels over the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there has been much soul-searching over the upswing in mass murders on American soil -- and how to stop the deadly trend. In recent months, employers have quietly joined in the debate, fighting National Rifle Association-supported... Read More »

Discrimination Against Foreign Accents: A Growing Problem

Discrimination Against Foreign Accents: A Growing Problem

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah truck driver alleges that FedEx fired him because of his Russian accent, even though he offered to appear before corporate higher-ups to demonstrate his English-speaking abilities. Ismail Aliyev has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Memphis, Tenn.-based shipping... Read More »

Best Big Companies To Work For

Best Big Companies To Work For

Finding a great place to work for many workers can be a challenge, especially in this economy when so many are content just to have a steady paycheck. The soft labor market, though, doesn't necessarily make it easier -- even for large global companies -- to find top talent, which is why so many of them still... Read More »

UPS To Hire 55,000 Seasonal Workers

UPS To Hire 55,000 Seasonal Workers

NEW YORK -- UPS expects to deliver 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, surpassing last year's record high by 10 percent. The world's largest package delivery company estimates 28 million of those will be delivered on Thursday, Dec. 20 -- projected to be the busiest day of the... Read More »

FedEx To Add 20,000 Seasonal Workers

FedEx To Add 20,000 Seasonal Workers

By Lynn Adler FedEx Corp. said Monday it plans to hire 20,000 seasonal workers, the same as last year, to handle holiday shipping volume that it expects will be up more than 13 percent. An ongoing increase in e-commerce and last-minute orders amid a slow-growing economy will mean more deliveries for... Read More »

FedEx Units Pay $3 Million To Settle Bias Claims

FedEx Units Pay $3 Million To Settle Bias Claims

By Sam Hananel WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department says the ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp. will pay $3 million to settle federal charges of hiring discrimination. The settlement with the department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs covers wages and back interest to more than 21,000 job... Read More »

Fortune's Most Admired Companies

Fortune's Most Admired Companies

This year marks the 15th anniversary for Fortune's list of the World's Most Admired Companies. In that span only three companies -- GE, Berkshire Hathaway, and P&G -- have ranked first in their industry every time. This year's all-star list is led by tech companies, and Apple takes the No. 1 spot. Read More »

FedEx To Hire 20,000 Seasonal Workers For Holiday Shipping Season

FedEx To Hire 20,000 Seasonal Workers For Holiday Shipping Season

The U.S. economy may be in the doldrums, but FedEx is expecting an upbeat holiday season this year thanks to an increase in the number of consumers shopping online. Compared to last year, the world's largest express delivery company said it anticipates a 12 percent rise in the number of packages it will... Read More »

UPS vs. FedEx: Which Employer Pays Best?

UPS vs. FedEx: Which Employer Pays Best?

Despite the fact that gas is nudging close to $4 per gallon, the delivery industry is still going strong. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, delivery and other truck drivers make up one of the largest occupational groups in the U.S., holding 3.2 million jobs. Overall, job opportunities... Read More »

I Interviewed at FedEx

I Interviewed at FedEx

My name is Alison and I am a 26-year-old master of business administration graduate, currently working in global supply chain management, for a large manufacturing company. (I prefer to keep my last name, image, and current company information anonymous to avoid noncompliance issues with company... Read More »

FedEx Accused of Scheme to Circumvent Labor Laws

FedEx Accused of Scheme to Circumvent Labor Laws

Contract work is at the heart of a lawsuit filed by New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo against FedEx. If it proceeds, the lawsuit will raise many of issues associated with untraditional work arrangements, ranging from temporary to part time. Read More »

Why I Like Working at Fedex

Why I Like Working at Fedex

Chris had wanted to work for Fedex for a long time. He landed his job as a driver for Fedex through perseverance and persistence. He kept in touch with potential hiring managers for some time before he found out that Fedex was hiring in his area. The interview was cattle-call style. He was one of hundreds of... Read More »

A Day in the Life of a FedEx Driver

A Day in the Life of a FedEx Driver

I have been a FedEx Home Delivery driver for a little more than three years. I am what is called a supplemental driver, meaning I work for a contractor who owns the vehicle I drive. I get paid by the day rather than the hour or by the stop, so no matter how long I work it is the same pay. Some days I get home... Read More »

UPS cutting 1,800 jobs in US, raising outlook

UPS cutting 1,800 jobs in US, raising outlook

AP ATLANTA -UPS said Friday it will cut 1,800 management and administrative positions to streamline its U.S. small package segment. The world's largest package delivery company also raised its profit forecast for the fourth-quarter that ended in December, citing improving operations and cost cuts. About... Read More »

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