Tag: contract


Nearly 400 Google and Amazon employees called for the companies to end a $1.2 billion contract with the Israeli military

October 13, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Hundreds of Google and Amazon employees signed an open letter published in The Guardian on Tuesday condemning Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion contract signed by the two companies to sell cloud services to the Israeli military and government. “This technology […]


US government $10bn Pentagon cloud contract put on hold

February 14, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft’s $10 billion contract to modernise the cloud computing systems at the Pentagon has been put on hold after a federal judge ruled in favour of an appeal from competitor Amazon. Amazon asked the court to pause the Joint Enterprise […]


Obama to order more paid sick leave for federal contractor employees

September 7, 2015

Via: itCurated

President Barack Obama on Monday will sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to issue paid sick leave to their employees, the latest in a series of administration moves imposing new requirements on companies that contract with the U.S. government. […]