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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

WCB Heads Up Alberta

WCB-Alberta is committed to preventing workplace accidents and diseases. Working with employers, workers, industry safety associations...

March 29, 2013 by Iain Munro

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

ICT hub tackles older, disabled jobs access

IT Skills Hub, a non-profit employment organisation for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, has announced its new employment initiative aimed at improving access to ICT jobs for mature aged workers and people with disabilities.Chief executive officer of IT Skills Hub, Brian Donovan, predicts the project will benefit both the ICT industry as well as those who may be at a disadvantage in seeking employment.

March 11, 2004 by

U.S. cuts back on H-1B visas

The United States is about to cut the number of employment visas it offers to highly qualified foreign workers from 195,000 to 65,000, immigration experts say.

September 23, 2003

Sun faces H-1B visa probe

The Department of Labor begins an administrative law hearing into whether Sun violated regulations concerning the employment of foreign workers in the United States on H-1B work visas.

December 17, 2002 by

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