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加州也禁止詢問之前的薪資了

在「California bosses can no longer ask you about your previous salary」這邊看到的消息。繼「麻州立法禁止詢問前一份工作的薪資」與「紐約市也將禁止雇主詢問薪資」後,加州也加入了這個行列。 The salary privacy bill, was enacted by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, Oct. 12, at a celebratory signing ceremony at Women’s Empowerment, a Sacramento nonprofit for homeless women. He … Continue reading

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新墨西哥州禁止因為學童付不起營養午餐,就要求他們以勞力付出

禁止這類變相的羞辱行為:「New Mexico Outlaws School ‘Lunch Shaming’」。 In some schools, children are forced to clean cafeteria tables in front of their peers to pay the debt. Other schools require cafeteria workers to take a child’s hot food and throw it in … Continue reading

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麻州立法禁止詢問前一份工作的薪資

雖然利用談判技巧是可以避開 (在你有本錢談判的情況下),麻州直接立法禁止了,這對於求職者來說相當重要:「Illegal in Massachusetts: Asking Your Salary in a Job Interview」。 The new law will require hiring managers to state a compensation figure upfront — based on what an applicant’s worth is to the company, rather than on what he … Continue reading

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VENUE Act 對專利蟑螂的反擊

EFF 的「We Can't Keep Waiting: Pass the VENUE Act This Year」這篇寫的還蠻清楚的,VENUE Act (S. 2733) 是一個看起來頗有效的 workaround,先上這個 workaround 降低專利蟑螂的攻勢。 專利蟑螂 (通常是原告) 可以選擇任意一個聯邦法庭提出控告: As the law stands now, patent owners have almost complete control over which federal district to file a case … Continue reading

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舊金山要求新的建築物都必須有太陽能設備

舊金山通過在 2017 年之後的建築物必須有 15% 的屋頂面積必須是太陽能相關的設備:「San Francisco Is Requiring Solar Panels on All New Buildings」: The ordinance, passed unanimously by the city’s Board of Supervisors, extends an existing California law which requires 15 percent of roof space on new buildings to … Continue reading

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微軟曾經規劃以 80 億美金購買 Slack

TC 丟出來的消息,宣稱微軟曾經規劃以 80 億美金購買 Slack:「Source: Microsoft mulled an $8 billion bid for Slack, will focus on Skype instead」。 不過這個計畫被微軟 CEO Satya Nadella 與前 CEO Bill Gates 給擋了下來,認為不如把這筆錢放到 Skype 的研發上: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella were among those … Continue reading

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英國法院認為 GCHQ 偷黑別人機器是合法的

出自「Tribunal rules computer hacking by GCHQ is not illegal」這篇報導。在 Edward Snowden 爆料美國與英國政府都在幹黑的後,Privacy International 就提出訴訟控告 GCHQ,但前幾天法院認定這樣是合法的: Campaigners Privacy International have lost a legal challenge claiming the spying post's hacking operations are too intrusive and break European law. The case was launched … Continue reading

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Outlook 裡 Ctrl-F 的設計

在 OSNew 上看到為什麼 Outlook 裡 Ctrl-F 不是 find 的原因:「Why does Outlook map Ctrl+F to forward instead of find?」。 先引用這句話: Before clicking the link to go to the full story, try to guess the answer. I'm pretty sure you're going to … Continue reading

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