Stories by Patrick Thibodeau

At HP, baby boomers allege age discrimination

Four former Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees, all of them over 50, allege in a lawsuit that the firm pushed older workers out so it could hire more younger employees.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Aug. 16 20:01

Proposed ‘social media ID, please' law draws outrage

A plan by the U.S. government to require some foreign travelers to provide their social media IDs on key travel documents is drawing outrage from group who call it un-American.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 Aug. 16 20:01

An engineer uses IoT to tackle illness

Daniel Strabley's day job is helping to protect the U.S. from weapons of mass destruction. He's also using IoT devices and software to help people with cognitive issues.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau09 Aug. 16 06:53

Melania Trump’s H-1B controversy explained

Melanie Trump's visa use in the 1990s has come under scrutiny this week, but a quirk of the law does indeed allow fashion models to use an H-1B visa.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau05 Aug. 16 06:10

Google fires back at age discrimination lawsuit

Google, in a new federal court filing, is rebutting claims of age discrimination and its handling of two older job applicants who were rejected for jobs.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau02 Aug. 16 06:56

Democrats give thumbs up to Silicon Valley

It wasn't what Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday night on the stage of the Democratic National Convention that was important to Silicon Valley. His speech was mostly generalities and attacks on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. It was Bloomberg's presence that was the message.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau29 July 16 20:00

CSC announces layoffs in advance of HPE merger

A Computer Sciences Corp. spokesman, however, says the 500 layoffs are due to "the normal course of business and are unrelated to the proposed merger."

Written by Patrick Thibodeau29 July 16 06:00

Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Darrell Issa has rolled out a bipartisan bill that would make two key changes to the 1998 H-1B visa law.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 July 16 20:09

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