Amazon workers in Germany set to strike over pay, labor conditions

Things aren’t going so well for Amazon in Germany. Two months ago, the Seattle online giant cut ties with a Germany security firm amid an uproar in the country over allegations that security guards mistreated the company’s foreign temporary workers. Now, it appears that warehouse workers in Germany are set to strike after trade union Verdi demanded better… Read More


Salaries decrease in Q1, but small companies still thriving

It looks like we’ve slowed down a bit in our economic recession revival. After three consecutive quarters of substantial wage increases, salaries fell slightly during the first quarter of 2013. That’s according to Seattle-based salary data company PayScale, which found that U.S. earnings fell 0.1 percent from Q4 2012. But still, wages were still up year-over-year across all… Read More