Apple Employees

Apple Employee Found Dead at Cupertino Headquarters

According to a report by local news station KTVU (via TechInsider), an Apple employee has been found dead in the conference room of company's headquarters in Cupertino, California. ABC 7 reporter Matt Keller tweeted that Santa Clara's Sheriff's office has confirmed that an Apple employee was found dead: Sheriff spokesperson confirms person found dead in conference...

Apple Store Employees File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Apple

According to a Reuters report, a lawsuit filed by Apple Store employees against Apple over having their bags searched at the tech giant’s retail outlets in California, has been certified as a class-action by U.S. District Judge William Alsup. The federal judge’s ruling is part of a 2013 lawsuit alleging "Apple should compensate thousands of store employees for...

Apple Store Employees to Get New Attire Starting Next Week

According to AppleInsider, Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts’ next step in her ongoing plan to revamp Apple Store operations is to update the employees’ current attire under a new policy titled "Back to Blue...But All New”. The report claims to have obtained the above image via a company email, which shows that Apple Store employees will...

Sam Sung Selling His Autographed Apple Store Shirt for Charity

Former Apple Store employee named Sam Sung, who used to work at the Pacific Centre retail location in Vancouver and quit Apple to work for a corporate recruiting firm in December last year, is now offering up a framed, autographed presentation of his Apple Store shirt, name tag, and business card on Ebay for charity, Business Insider is...

Workers Brought Security Checks on Themselves, Apple Lawyers Say

Apple’s retail employees aren’t entitled to wages for the time spent waiting on bag searches, because the security checks aren’t mandatory, the company’s lawyers said in court. Apple is in the hot seat, because if the judge finds those security checks were required, the company would have to pay for all that time under the...

Apple Begins Offering Paid Online Support for Out-of-Warranty Products

Last month, we reported that Apple will begin charging users that are seeking online chat support for products that are no longer covered under warranty. According to 9to5Mac, Apple has now started offering paid online chat support for out-of-warranty products to its customers, while also introducing a new “Here to Help” training program for AppleCare employees to improve the...

Sam Sung No Longer Works for Apple

An Apple Store Specialist named “Sam Sung”, who worked at the store in Vancouver, is no longer working for Apple and has joined a corporate recruiting firm, according to CNBC (via MacTrast). Last year, Mr. Sung became a bit of an Internet sensation when a visitor to a Canadian Apple Store noticed the name of the specialist assisting...

Tim Cook to Employees: ‘You Must Follow Apple’s Code of Conduct’

An email from Apple’s SVP and General Counsel Bruce Sewell was sent to all employees today, urging them to review Apple’s Business Conduct Policy. According to 9to5Mac, the email was accompanied by a new version of the policy available to employees in iBooks format and a video message from CEO Tim Cook discussing the policy. The source...