ExxonMobil and Employees Donate More Than $1.4 Million to California Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 38 institutions of higher learning in California receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $ 1.4 million to higher Read more [...]

Con-way Freight Employees in Gary/Hammond Turn Away Union


In a union representation election conducted yesterday by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), mechanics at Con-way Freight’s facility in Gary/Hammond, Ind. voted to reject representation by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union. Greg Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight, commended employees for their diligence and perseverance in weighing the facts and making an informed decision on union representation, ultimately voting against the union, its rhetoric Read more [...]

Lawsuit Claims Instacart ‘Personal Shoppers’ Should Be Classified as Employees


A new lawsuit alleges that Instacart, an on-demand grocery delivery service valued at $ 2 billion, misclassifies its workers as independent contractors to avoid paying expenses like overtime, reimbursements for gas and workers’ compensation. The class action complaint, which was filed on Jan. 9th but has not been previously reported, describes Instacart’s business practices as “unethical, oppressive and unscrupulous” and seeks damages for anyone who has worked as a “shopper Read more [...]

Meritor Employees to Support 19 Charities in Nine Countries on Fourth Annual Global Service Day


TROY, Mich., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When 14-year-old John and his mother, a cancer patient, showed up at The Salvation Army Family Life Resource Centre (FLRC) in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, they were escaping an abusive relationship. "For my mom to actually seek help was a huge step, and it shows just how badly she needed it," said John. "When she did, people were there to help."   People like John and his mother are the reason Meritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) Women's Business Resource Group Read more [...]

ExxonMobil Employees Raise More Than $2.4 Million for Charities in Northern Virginia


Dateline City: FAIRFAX, Va. Nearly 600 local nonprofit organizations benefit from employee campaign FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees and retirees in Northern Virginia raised more than $ 2.4 million for charitable organizations and local charities in the Northern Virginia area during the 2014 Employees’ Favorite Read more [...]

Sen. Mitch McConnell Addresses Employees at Meritor’s Florence, Kentucky Facility


FLORENCE, Ky., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, made an official visit to Meritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) Florence, Kentucky distribution center today to meet with employees and discuss issues facing the manufacturing industry. McConnell met with executives to discuss topics including energy policy and trucking industry regulations with Meritor's Ike Evans, chairman and CEO; Craig Frohock, vice president, Aftermarket & Trailer; Krista Sohm, vice president, Read more [...]

Police Are Hunting For Two Former HP Employees Accused Of Ripping Off Customers (HPQ)


One man has been arrested and police are hunting for two more in connection with an alleged scheme to rip off computer parts from HP's Andover facility, Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett told the Boston Globe. The men have been accused of stealing expensive computer CPUs, the chip that acts like the brains of a computer, and replacing them with cheaper versions and letting the machines be sent out to customers. They allegedly did this as computers were being shipped from a warehouse in Andover, Read more [...]