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March 23, 2015 By Lorenzo Duranti

IT worker deletes former employer's virtual servers

A US man has pled guilty to causing $300,000 worth of losses to his former employer by wiping almost all of the company's virtualised IT infrastructure.Jason Cornish, 37, admitted the attack, which he launched from a McDonald's restaurant in Georgia, to a New Jersey district court on Tuesday.

August 18, 2011 by

Australian EDS staff face new contracts

EDS Australia workers have claimed that the company plans to ask them to sign a new employment agreement following the company's acquisition by Hewlett-Packard. But, terms on maintaining conditions and pay remain uncertain.

August 2, 2009 by

IBM workers to vote tonight

Unionised workers at IBM's Baulkham Hills facility in Sydney will vote on the company's latest employment offer tonight, according to the Australian Services Union.

September 21, 2008 by

IBM's Baulkham Hills deal due today

IBM is set to hand a new employment offer to some employees at its Baulkham Hills facility today after workers there decided to call off a planned strike to allow negotiations to go ahead between the company and the Australian Services Union (ASU).

September 10, 2008 by

Survey: Tech workers fret about layoffs

The Hudson Employment Index reports that 22 percent of technology workers expect layoffs, up nearly 7 points from the previous month. Meanwhile technology worker confidence fell 6 points to 109.

January 2, 2007 by

WA consumer dept's voice goes 3D

Western Australia's Department of Consumer and Employment Protection (DOCEP) has inked a half a million dollar contract with network solutions provider 3D Networks as the agency looks to develop its telephony infrastructure over the next few years. DOCEP's mission is "to create an employment and trading environment that protects workers and consumers".

December 11, 2006 by

Employers, employees at odds over why workers leave

According to ZDNet's IT Facts blog (by the way, a great place to get your daily dose of data): "71% of top performers listed pay among the top three reasons they would consider leaving their employer. Only 45% of employers cited pay as a top-three reason workers leave.

November 16, 2006

Discrimination common for IT applicants: survey

Discrimination against older and female IT workers is still prevalent in the workplace, according to a survey of industry professionals.Results of the Australian Computer Society's (ACS) annual ICT employment survey found 20 percent of respondents claimed they had been discriminated on the basis of age at some time in their career.

September 17, 2006 by

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