Content moderator in Kenya sues Meta over working conditions

NAIROBI, May 10 (Reuters) – A former moderator working for Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc. (FB.O) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that poor working conditions for contracted content moderators violate the Kenyan constitution. The petition, also filed against Meta’s local outsourcing company, Sama, alleges that workers who moderate Facebook posts in Kenya have been … Read more

Google faces internal battle over AI research to speed up chip design

The Google app logo is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register OAKLAND, Calif., May 2 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Monday it had recently fired a senior engineering manager after colleagues, whose landmark research on artificial … Read more

Oreo maker, Nestlé and Pepsi face European employee pressure on Russia

NEW YORK/LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – Oreo maker Mondelez (MDLZ.O)Nestle (NESN.S) and PepsiCo (PEP.O) are facing staff defections in Ukraine and pushbacks from Eastern European workers angered by companies’ decisions to keep some operations in Russia, according to internal company communications reviewed by Reuters and interviews with six workers. Emerging employee activism adds to Ukraine’s … Read more