Six legal landmines to avoid when hiring for startups

Startup companies, even those founded by seasoned entrepreneurs, are prone to making the same legal mistakes when hiring and compensating employees. These employment law missteps can subject young companies to potentially crippling consequences.

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Peter N. Townshend, George Colindres and Lauren T. Howard

Electronics device manufacturer hikes pay to curb suicides

Foxconn plans to raise pay again for workers in Shenzhen, China, to put a stop to a string of suicides at its main factory there, a campus of over 300,000 workers.The company has

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Canadian employees “not reaping” benefits of increased productivity

A new study by Ottawa-based Centre for the Study of Living Standards reports that Canadian employees have not received the benefits of increased economic productivity over the past two decades. Over a 25

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Money matters – this year’s top-tier CIOs and what they make

We in technology have gotten pretty good at assessing the financial value of projects, but not so much at figuring out what a CIO is worth. Or, if not worth, at least what

Published on: July 4th, 2008 Kim Nash