Fears Google Hire Could Allow Employers to See Your Entire Search History

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By: The Daily Mail |

Job interviews could get even more awkward with Google’s help.

IN THIS day and age, every boss is going to quickly Google a prospective employee before asking them to come in for an interview.

But now the technology giant is working on project called Google Hire, which The Sun reports will help employers learn perhaps a little bit too much about their new recruits.

It will reportedly be a recruitment tool similar to LinkedIn — however, early reports suggest it will be available through your personal Google account.

If that’s the case, it will link things like your search history and YouTube account with your job applications, laying it all bare for employers to see.

Imagine if recruiters knew every single thing you’d ever looked up on Google.

Technology website Axios reports the tool is currently under testing, and that it will let employers post job listings, and accept and manage applications.

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Employees Who Decline Genetic Testing Could Face Penalties Under Proposed Bill

Employees Who Decline Genetic Testing Could Face Penalties Under Proposed Bill | dna | General Health Medical & Health Sleuth Journal Special Interests US News

By: Against Crony Capitalism |

Better hope your genes are all in order.

“I’m sorry Bill but we can’t promote you as your DNA test shows that you have a genetic tendency toward cancer. We as a firm just can’t take that risk. Also we need to talk about your retirement plans.”

(From The Washington Post)

Employers could impose hefty penalties on employees who decline to participate in genetic testing as part of workplace wellness programs if a bill approved by a U.S. House committee this week becomes law.

In general, employers don’t have that power under existing federal laws, which protect genetic privacy and nondiscrimination. But a bill passed Wednesday by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce would allow employers to get around those obstacles if the information is collected as part of a workplace wellness program.

Such programs — which offer workers a variety of carrots and sticks to monitor and improve their health, such as lowering cholesterol — have become increasingly popular with companies. Some offer discounts on health insurance to employees who complete health-risk assessments. Others might charge people more for smoking. Under the Affordable Care Act, employers are allowed to discount health insurance premiums by up to 30 percent — and in some cases 50 percent — for employees who voluntarily participate in a wellness program where they’re required to meet certain health targets.

And how long until the government gets its hands on this information too? Just think eugenics through the back door.

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Thank The Democrats For The Rush On Robotics To Replace Fast Food Jobs (VIDEO)

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By: The Voice of Reason |

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” No, wait, wrong fictional narrative. What about, “What do we want? Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon?” No, wait, that’s not the right fictional narrative either. Ah yes, now I remember… direct from the liberal rag Huffington Post, How am I supposed to Earn a Living on the Minimum Wage?” Are you kidding? Earth to liberals, come in… do you copy? Hello? Earth to Liberals?

[silence]

Leave it to liberals, or to the Democrat Party in general, to never let the facts get in the way of a perfectly good fictional tale they are trying to sell you in order to perpetuate some type of race or class warfare. They have no shame, and they will say whatever they have to say in order to gin up enough animosity to get votes on election day. Because the argument for why raising the minimum wage to $15 is so asinine, and because the primary reason against it is so elementary, it hardly deserves more than casual mention here before teeing off on the fools advancing yet another phony narrative. In the video below I go into more detail and site several EXTREMELY important statistics never mentioned by the bleeding heart liberals who push for these insane policies.

The concept behind why raising the minimum wage actually cuts jobs is not rocket science to anyone other that a liberal. The following comes from the Employment Policies Institute, an organization I’m sure is spending your tax dollars as effectively as possible undoubtedly.

“When labor costs go up, business owners can do one of three things: Raise prices, cut costs or shrink their profit margins. Given the consumer’s insatiable demand for ever-lower prices, and the fact that most minimum wage employers operate with a profit margin of two to five percent, the only realistic option is to cut costs. One of the key ways to cut costs is to introduce automation or self-service.”

Since only around THREE PERCENT of all workers over the age of age 25 earn the minimum wage, and only about TWO PERCENT of full-time workers earn the minimum wage, the whole idea that “You Can’t Earn a Living on the Minimum Wage,” is utterly absurd, because MINIMUM WAGE JOBS ARE NOT MEANT TO BE CAREERS! So, when you read below what McDonald’s ex-CEO just revealed about the terrifying new reality for fast-food workers, those who lose their jobs will understand who their anger SHOULD be directed towards.

Business Insider Reports:

Fast-food industry veterans are coming out against raising the minimum wage.

“It’s cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who’s inefficient making $15 an hour bagging French fries,” former McDonald’s USA CEO Ed Rensi said in an interview on Tuesday on the Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria.” “It’s nonsense and it’s very destructive and it’s inflationary and it’s going to cause a job loss across this country like you’re not going to believe.”

According to Rensi, rising labor costs are forcing chains to cut entry-level jobs and replace workers with machines. Currently, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and Panera are rolling out kiosks across the US, in part because of the rising cost of labor.

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Hollis Johnson – McDonald’s Create Your Taste kiosk.

This isn’t the first time Rensi, who served as McDonald’s USA’s president and chief executive from 1991 to 1997, has spoken out against increasing the minimum wage.

“I can assure you that a $15 minimum wage won’t spell the end of the brand,” Rensi wrote of McDonald’s in Forbes in April. “However it will mean wiping out thousands of entry-level opportunities for people without many other options.”

Rensi isn’t alone in this belief.

“With government driving up the cost of labor, it’s driving down the number of jobs,” Andy Puzder, CEO of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, told Business Insider. “You’re going to see automation not just in airports and grocery stores, but in restaurants.”

image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

But there is some evidence that concern regarding rising wages may be overblown.

In the past year, McDonald’s investment in employee wages and benefits has already had a significant impact on customer service — one of the most problematic parts of McDonald’s business. According to CEO Steve Easterbrook, customer satisfaction scores were up 6% in the first quarter, compared to the same period last year.

Even if Rensi is convinced that increased pay could doom entry-level employees, it seems as though Easterbrook is seeing returns on McDonald’s investment in workers. Rising costs may convince some chains to invest in machines, but they’re also helping make business more efficient and improving the customer experience.

Download a PDF of Key Facts about the Minimum Wage including all sources here.


THE VOICE OF REASON is the pen name of Michael DePinto, a graduate of Capital University Law School, and an attorney in Florida. Having worked in the World Trade Center, along with other family and friends, Michael was baptized by fire into the world of politics on September 11, 2001. Michael’s political journey began with tuning in religiously to whatever the talking heads on television had to say, then Michael became a “Tea-Bagging” activist as his liberal friends on the Left would say, volunteering within the Jacksonville local Tea Party, and most recently Michael was sworn in as an attorney. Today, Michael is a major contributor to www.BeforeItsNews.com, he owns and operates www.thelastgreatstand.com, where Michael provides what is often very ‘colorful’ political commentary, ripe with sarcasm, no doubt the result of Michael’s frustration as he feels we are witnessing the end of the American Empire. The topics Michael most often weighs in on are: Martial Law, FEMA Camps, Jade Helm, Economic Issues, Government Corruption, and Government Conspiracy.

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