Category: Jobs

Reports that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is planning a restructuring involving mass layoffs in Israel sparked calls on Wednesday for a half-day general strike to be held in protest. The plan includes closing Teva’s research and development centre in the coastal city of Netanya, selling its logistics centre in Shoham and cutting 3,300 jobs out of…

A former SpaceX employee told Business Insider that he was directed to cut interviewees off abruptly if he knew they wouldn’t be a good fit at the company. It led to some uncomfortable situations. Interviewing at SpaceX is an incredibly rigorous. Yahoo Finance

Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, is one of the highest-profile women in business. In a post on Facebook, Sandberg described experiencing sexual harassment on several occasions while trying to do her job — though never by anyone she worked for. Despite being one of the most powerful women in the world, Sheryl Sandberg has…

With little movement, NAFTA talks said to run risk of stalemate

Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement appeared to be in danger of grinding to a stalemate amid complaints of U.S. negotiators’ inflexibility, people familiar with the process said on Sunday. The United States, Canada and Mexico are holding the fifth of seven planned rounds of talks to modernize NAFTA, which U.S. President…