Labour

Labour Party Member Data Compromised After Breach

'Cyber incident' for the UK's Labour Party sees 'significant quantity' of membership data, held by unidentified third party, being compromised

1 month ago

Amazon Loses Opening Round In Union Vote Challenge

Labour board rejects Amazon request to be informed of witnesses' identities in advance, as union challenges loss of landmark Alabama…

7 months ago

Judge Deals Amazon Setback In New York Labour Row

US federal judge gives Amazon setback with ruling to move New York Attorney General lawsuit back to state court, amidst…

8 months ago

Google Loses Dispute Over Data Centre Working Conditions

Google and contractor Modis forced to reinstate suspended worker who had complained about working conditions and discussed unionisation

8 months ago

Amazon Defeats Alabama Unionisation Drive

Amazon roundly defeats effort to unionise warehouse in Bessemer Alabama in battle that drew international attention to company's labour policies

8 months ago

Amazon Apologises For Denying Staff Pee In Bottles

Amazon apologises to US politician for denying its workers are at times forced to pee in bottles, amidst controversy over…

8 months ago

US Labour Officials Find Amazon Illegally Fired Internal Critics

US labour officials find Amazon illegally retaliated against two staff who led protests over company's environmental and pandemic safety practices

8 months ago

Amazon Goes On Offensive Against Critics In Washington

Amazon takes offensive on social media against senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as it faces battles over labour issues…

8 months ago

Google Violated Law By Spying On Staff, Complaint Alleges

Complaint alleges Google broke US labour laws when it 'spied' on staff who organised employee protests, before firing them

1 year ago

Uber Italia Hit By Labour Exploitation Probe

Milan court accuses Uber of using recruitment services that paid migrants as little as 3 euros per delivery to work…

2 years ago

Boris Johnson Victory: What It Means For Tech Sector

What does the general election victory of Boris Johnson and the Conservatives mean for the technology sector? Silicon UK takes…

2 years ago

Labour Party Promises To ‘Break Up’ Tech Giants

An impossible promise? Tom Watson says new regulator would break up American tech giants

3 years ago

Uber Welcomes Government Reforms That Preserve ‘Gig Economy’

The government's plans stop short of tightening controls on the zero-hour employment practices used by Uber and Deliveroo

3 years ago

Labour Proposes Tax On Tech Giants To Boost Media Independence

A 'digital licence fee' paid for by the biggest tech firms could help fund investigative, public interest journalism, Jeremy Corbyn…

3 years ago

ICO Fines Emma’s Diary £140,000 Over Campaign Data

The pregnancy advice site illegally sold the personal data of one million people to the Labour Party for use in…

3 years ago

Election 2017: Hung Parliament Will Force Conservatives To Make Informal Coalition Deal

Overall effect on the technology industry is that it's not likely to shake things up yet

4 years ago

Election 2017: Labour Gives UK Tech Brexit Assurances & Ultrafast Broadband Pledge

Labour would seek to ensure UK tech firms have access to talents and market, while it would also work to…

5 years ago

Labour Ridiculed For Wanting To Regulate Algorithms

Companies algorithms should be made transparent to government for industrial regulation to be effective, the party argues

5 years ago

Corbyn Promises Broadband For All And Open Source Government

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn vows to democratise the internet with funding, better public services, open source software and broadband access

5 years ago

World Economic Forum: Automation ‘To Cost 5.1 Million Jobs’

Robotics, artificial intelligence and other developments are to contribute to a net loss of jobs, finds the World Economic Forum

6 years ago

Labour Manifesto Makes Broadband, Open Data And Mobile Coverage Pledges

Labour says the UK's strengths in digital technology can help economic growth and revamp public services

7 years ago

Government Services Fail The Digital Have-Nots – Labour MP

Digital Government services can save money, but they must also support digital illiterates, says Labour's Chi Onwurah

7 years ago

Labour Pledges Cyber Crime Crackdown

Yvette Cooper says Labour can do better than the Tories at taking down cyber crime

8 years ago

Apple’s Next iPhone Sparks Fresh Worker Abuse Allegations

Ahead of the launch next week of its new cheap iPhone, Apple faces fresh worker violation claims

8 years ago

David Miliband Says Technology Makes Governments More Open

Former foreign secretary discusses the impact of tech on government and the conditions for startups

9 years ago

Labour: War On Cyber Crime Will Need More Government Money

Labour shadow minister for defence Russell Brown tells TechWeek more funds will be required

9 years ago

Apple Suppliers Slammed For ‘Dire’ Factory Conditions

China Labor Watch says working conditions at many of Apple's suppliers are as bad, if not worse, than Foxconn

9 years ago

Apple: Inspections Underway At Foxconn

Apple has invited the Fair Labour Association to conduct audits at Foxconn factories in China, following criticism of working conditions…

10 years ago

Does UK Government Dare To End the Rip Offs?

We now know what's gone wrong in government IT, says Peter Judge, but do we have a hope in hell…

10 years ago

Hackers Expose Tony Blair’s National Insurance Number

Hacker splinter group Team Poison has released former Prime Minister Blair's adress book online

10 years ago