President Joe Biden is traveling to Virginia and Louisiana this week to pitch his American Jobs Plan — also called an “infrastructure” plan. New bridges, safer highways and more broadband are easy sells. But that’s only half the story.
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According to a 2020 report from the World Economic Forum, at least 54% of all employees will need to enhance their skills to meet changing work requirements by 2022.
Creating rituals and practices will keep employees engaged and happy no matter where they’re working from.
In order to preserve employee mental health, we have to understand how stress improves and impedes us and how company policies might affect the choices that employees make regarding their health.
Your friend shows you a picture of a photograph she took. It’s absolutely stunning. The lighting, the composition, everything. It’s perfect! What do you say?
“You’re so talented!”
Why on earth do we say that? Was the picture taken the very first time your friend
On May 3, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released updated public health recommendations advising that fully vaccinated non-healthcare workers can refrain from quarantining after a known workplace exposure to COVID-19, but only if they are asymptomatic.
On April 22, 2021, the Philadelphia City Council passed a new ordinance prohibiting employers from conducting pre-hire marijuana testing, which Mayor Jim Kenney signed into law on April 28, 2021. The new ordinance will take effect on January 1, 2022 and make Philadelphia the third jurisdiction in the United
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently held unenforceable a no-hire provision in a service contract between a logistics company and a trucking firm. In Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc. v. Beemac Trucking LLC, et. al., the court reasoned that the no-hire provision at issue was overly broad and undermined fair competition
As expected, on April 28, 2021, Governor Henry McMaster signed the “South Carolina COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act” (Senate Bill 147) into law. The act, which provides protection from “coronavirus claims” to a broad class of covered entities and covered individuals, went into effect immediately and “appl[ies] to all civil and
The new Netflix documentary series My Love celebrates the heartwarming stories of six longtime couples across the globe. The first episode focuses on David and Ginger Isham, who have been happily married since 1959. It turns out that their love for each other is just as sweet as the
Since July 2020, Colorado has required that all employees wear a face covering while working indoors.1 However, Colorado Governor Jared Polis recently announced significant changes to the statewide mask order. Still, there are several considerations employers must make before permitting employees to go maskless while at work.
On April 26, 2021, the U.S.
Employee question of the day for HR: “I need time off because I’m donating a kidney.” You’re probably wondering: “How do I respond to this request? Is this incredibly generous employee entitled to protected leave?”
Whether organ donation qualifies for federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave is typically dependent
Rhonda Levy and Monty Verlint explain Canada’s new Bill C-11 and how it affects data privacy in the workplace. (Subscription required.)
Human Resources Director Canada
Katherine Suttle Weinert provides insight to employers about how to record vaccine status’ and if it’s necessary. (Subscription required.)
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