EMPLOYEES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EMPLOYEES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) IRS workers who owe back taxes get $1M in bonuses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851758-68/irs-bonuses-employees-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851758-68/irs-bonuses-employees-workers.html.csp">IRS workers who owe back taxes get $1M in bonuses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T20:18:23.92-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in the previous year, including 1,150 who owed back taxes, said a report by J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration. The bonuses were awarded from October 2010 through...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578517582014-04-22T20:18:23.92-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T20:18:23.92-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57851758@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:18:23 MDT ACA demands may limit taxpayer response time, IRS chief says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57833465-79/irs-koskinen-agency-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57833465-79/irs-koskinen-agency-care.html.csp">ACA demands may limit taxpayer response time, IRS chief says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T17:27:16.74-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Thursday that the agency’s additional responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act in combination with its current budget could mean a steep deterioration in its ability to answer queries from taxpayers. Koskinen was in Ogden as part of a tour of major operations of the Internal Revenue Service. He met with managers and employees at the agency’s business return processing center here that employs about 5,000 people. Under President Obama’s health car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833465@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:27:16 MDT Southwest says profit-sharing nearly doubles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817926-79/southwest-employees-nearly-profit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817926-79/southwest-employees-nearly-profit.html.csp">Southwest says profit-sharing nearly doubles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T11:26:15.839-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Southwest Airlines says employees will get a record $228 million in profit-sharing this year, nearly double the payout of a year ago. The airline said Monday that the payout is based on results from 2013, when net income hit a record $754 million. Earnings and stock prices for airlines soared last year, and employees at some carriers are benefiting. Delta Air Lines Inc. said in February that it would pay $506 million in profit-sharing. Dallas-based Southwest also owns AirTran Airways an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578179262014-04-14T11:26:15.839-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T11:26:15.839-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817926@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:26:15 MDT Ohio begins pushback against college player unions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812133-68/state-athletes-ohio-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812133-68/state-athletes-ohio-public.html.csp">Ohio begins pushback against college player unions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE CARR SMYTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:31:08.654-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • State pushback against a movement to unionize college athletes has begun in Ohio, the football-loving heart of a heated anti-labor campaign in 2011 and home to one of America’s highest-grossing collegiate franchises, the Ohio State Buckeyes. A measure approved by the state House on Wednesday, two weeks after a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University could unionize, clarifies that college athletes aren’t public employees. The proposal appears to be the fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812133@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:31:08 MDT Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:31:14.217-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">L-3 Communication Systems-Wests’ Salt Lake City office announced layoffs of about 80 positions Thursday, adding to cuts of more than 400 positions in 2013. Jennifer Barton, vice president of media relations for the company’s New York headquarters said in a release that the reduction affects both hourly and salaried employees. “The effects of the challenging defense budget environment require us to make this difficult decision in order to align our employee levels with business demand,” she wrote...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802023@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:14 MDT GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57801380-79/cars-engineers-employees-recall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57801380-79/cars-engineers-employees-recall.html.csp">GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T08:01:02.662-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • General Motors has suspended two engineers with pay in the first disciplinary action linked to its delayed recall of thousands of small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem. The action came after allegations during congressional hearings last week that at least one engineer tried to cover up the switch problem by fixing it without changing the part number. GM, in a statement Thursday, said the engineers were placed on leave after a briefing from former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578013802014-04-10T08:01:02.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T08:01:02.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801380@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:01:02 MDT Ohio bill: Athletes not employees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp">Ohio bill: Athletes not employees</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:32:02.549-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college sports • An Ohio legislative panel changed a budget bill on Monday to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law, following a recent ruling from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players could unionize. The ruling said full scholarship players can be considered employees and thus have the right to form a union. The Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee amended a midterm budget proposal Monda...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:32:02 MDT Real Property Management moves to Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57785604-79/property-management-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57785604-79/property-management-lake-salt.html.csp">Real Property Management moves to Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T13:56:02.169-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Real Property Management is moving its headquarters and franchise support center from Layton to Salt Lake City. Company officials say the move to property at 1455 W. 2200 South will allow the 25-year-old privately held property management company to accommodate current and future employees and to be closer to Salt Lake City’s airport and downtown businesses. “This move is part of our overall strategy to continue our growth as the industry leader in property management,” said Doug Oler, co-founde...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785604@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:56:02 MDT Letter: Nightclub, employees shouldn’t have to babysit patrons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57775100-82/blame-employees-patron-babysit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57775100-82/blame-employees-patron-babysit.html.csp">Letter: Nightclub, employees shouldn’t have to babysit patrons</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T23:15:01.553-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I think it is very wrong to hold a nightclub responsible for what a patron does when he leaves the building. The patron should be aware of when he/she has had enough to drink. Each person has to be responsible for his or her own actions throughout life, and account for their own decisions and bad choices. Why put the blame on the club and employees? It doesn’t make sense to me. This law is just teaching people to blame others for doing something stupid and pass the responsibility on to someone ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775100@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:15:01 MDT Cops seek robbers in the latest of several Family Dollar hold-ups http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774180-78/police-store-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774180-78/police-store-lake-salt.html.csp">Cops seek robbers in the latest of several Family Dollar hold-ups</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims and Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T16:31:53.325-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are looking for two armed robbery suspects who held up a Family Dollar store in northwest Salt Lake City Thursday night. Just before 9 p.m. the two masked black males, one brandishing a weapon, entered the store and ordered both employees and customers to the floor. The pair then forced one of the employees to open the cash drawer, took money and fled the business on foot. Citing the sensitivity of their ongoing investigation, police declined to identify what sort of weapon the pair had. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774180@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:31:53 MDT Taylorsville Family Dollar robbers may have hit store before http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752361-78/black-store-customers-hoyal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752361-78/black-store-customers-hoyal.html.csp">Taylorsville Family Dollar robbers may have hit store before</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T14:13:27.794-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police want the public’s help in putting two brazen gunmen who robbed a Taylorsville business and its customers behind bars. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said the suspects, both brandishing handguns, burst into the Family Dollar Store at 1649 W. 4200 South about 9:40 a.m. Sunday. They forced two customers to the floor and robbed them of personal items, and demanded and received an unspecified amount of cash from three store employees before fleeing on foot. One of the employees was able to break...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57752361@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:13:27 MDT Monson: Is college football on the brink of a frightening explosion? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745306-77/athletes-football-players-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745306-77/athletes-football-players-college.html.csp">Monson: Is college football on the brink of a frightening explosion?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:34.076-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, here’s what is most frightening about a regional National Labor Relations Board approving Northwestern University football players’ request to unionize: the potential unintended or unimagined consequences that could detonate out of that approval. Here’s what most scares a whole lot of college sports fans: the general philosophical shift or acknowledgement that these athletes are, in fact, employees of a school, not just students. While that acknowledgement carries with it much of the same c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745306@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:34 MDT Letter: If Hobby Lobby gets ACA exception, effect would be limited http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57730180-82/hobby-lobby-contraceptives-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57730180-82/hobby-lobby-contraceptives-care.html.csp">Letter: If Hobby Lobby gets ACA exception, effect would be limited</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T01:01:03.367-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I read the opinion “Hobby Lobby win a win for discrimination,” in the Tribune March 23, it seemed that the authors were engaging in hyperbole more than offering honest opinions. A ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby would not “undermine reproductive rights and anti-discrimination laws”; it would simply affect the way contraceptives are paid for. Hobby Lobby employees (and employees everywhere) would still have access to all FDA-approved birth control, to be used as they wish. They will not be able...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57730180@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT World Vision’s Rich Stearns: ‘A bad decision, but we did it with the right motivations’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57744142-80/vision-decision-sex-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57744142-80/vision-decision-sex-board.html.csp">World Vision’s Rich Stearns: ‘A bad decision, but we did it with the right motivations’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SARAH PULLIAM BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:15:28.497-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In an attempt to create unity, World Vision managed to poke a hornet’s nest around the issue of same-sex marriage. President Rich Stearns openly acknowledges the mistakes the relief organization made while flip-flopping on the issue. On Monday, World Vision announced that it would allow employees to be in same-sex marriages. Within 48 hours, the $1 billion Christian organization reversed course, saying that it had made a mistake. The backlash illustrated how evangelicals will continue to wrestle...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57744142@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:15:28 MDT Marijuana regulators switching sides to work for industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57717492-200/marijuana-state-industry-division.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57717492-200/marijuana-state-industry-division.html.csp">Marijuana regulators switching sides to work for industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By john ingold</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T21:53:42.967-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • At least three influential officials at the state agency that regulates marijuana businesses have found work doing cannabis industry consulting after leaving the division, the latest sign of the industry’s growing allure in Colorado. All three officials say they adhered to strict — but not always mandatory — ethical standards in switching from the regulators to the regulated. And an ethics expert said the moves are not necessarily a conflict, noting that such public-to-private switches...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717492@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:53:42 MDT Mobile devices add allure to March Madness at work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57708268-79/says-madness-employees-march.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57708268-79/says-madness-employees-march.html.csp">Mobile devices add allure to March Madness at work</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T18:24:23.3-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Every year, the NCAA college basketball tournament gives employees a reason to goof off at their desks and root for their alma maters. But there’s a growing source of potential headaches for bosses. Media companies like hosts CBS Corp. and Time Warner Inc.’s Turner are doing all they can to promote so-called TV Everywhere services, which add value to cable and satellite TV packages by allowing subscribers to watch live TV on smartphones and tablets while on the go — and on the job....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577082682014-03-21T18:24:23.3-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T18:24:23.3-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57708268@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:24:23 MDT Talking to reporters could get you fired in Utah A.G. office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57704377-90/attorney-communications-employees-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57704377-90/attorney-communications-employees-general.html.csp">Talking to reporters could get you fired in Utah A.G. office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T20:37:35.104-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 08:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Employees in the Utah attorney general’s office were warned this week that, under a revised office policy, they could be fired for talking to news reporters without permission. The clampdown comes as recently installed Attorney General Sean Reyes tries to plug leaks and rebuild morale in an office devastated by a yearlong scandal involving his predecessor, John Swallow. The memo, issued Monday to attorneys and staff at the attorney general’s office, states that all contact with news media “must ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57704377@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:37:35 MDT Editorial: Utah autism mandate has too many loopholes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57694875-82/autism-utah-coverage-cover.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57694875-82/autism-utah-coverage-cover.html.csp">Editorial: Utah autism mandate has too many loopholes</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T05:56:45.752-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Legislature came closer than ever this year to helping the thousands of Utah children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. But legislators still managed to fall short of doing what they should to require all insurers to cover treatment for the disorder. Sen. Brian Shiozawa, R-Cottonwood Heights, who sponsored Senate Bill 57, promised its passage in the just-completed legislative session would prevent the “incalculable anguish” that many parents suffer while trying to get t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57694875@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:56:45 MDT IRS: Worker took home personal info of 20K employees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699301-68/irs-information-personal-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699301-68/irs-information-personal-agency.html.csp">IRS: Worker took home personal info of 20K employees</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T20:02:21.14-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • An Internal Revenue Service employee took home personal information on about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors, putting the data at risk for public release, the agency said Tuesday. The employee took home a computer thumb drive containing names, Social Security numbers and addresses of the workers, and plugged the drive into an unsecure home network, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in an email to employees. “At this point, we have no direct evidence to indicate ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576993012014-03-18T20:02:21.14-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T20:02:21.14-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57699301@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:02:21 MDT Salvation Army settles New York workers’ suit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699055-68/army-salvation-religious-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699055-68/army-salvation-religious-government.html.csp">Salvation Army settles New York workers’ suit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEEPTI HAJELA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T16:27:02.122-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Salvation Army agreed Tuesday to settle a decade-old lawsuit accusing it of religious discrimination in its employment practices in New York. The settlement announced by the New York Civil Liberties Union calls for the Salvation Army to notify all current and future employees of its government-funded social service programs that it doesn’t discriminate based on religious belief. The requirement applies only to workers in New York. The notification would also tell employees they ar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57699055@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:27:02 MDT