Archives for May 5, 2022
A behavioral economist answers questions about emphasizing your identity when applying for aid and countering employees’ meeting fatigue
It seems that getting employees to return to the office may, in many cases, be something of a scam. The evidence looks damning.
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders on Thursday slammed Amazon and its chairman at a hearing on the company’s labor practices as he pushed the White House to end government contracts for the retailer.
The boom in pet adoptions during the pandemic is creating demand for dog-friendly offices. As Americans return to work, many say pet friendly environments are an important office perk.
When I first began talking to business leaders in 2012 about the importance of protecting employees from stress and burnout, all signs were pointing to an inevitable new reality: The emerging digital economy signaled an era of perpetual transformation.
During the pandemic, remote work became the norm for many businesses but is there another shift happening?
Independent contractors have become an integral part of the workforce, but they aren’t immune to burnout and mental health issues.
In recent upsurges of working-class organizing among teachers, nurses, Starbucks baristas, and Amazon workers, college-educated workers have played central roles. That won’t change anytime soon.
Grindr, the dating app that caters to the gay and lesbian community, is now offering health coverage for workers who get gender reassignment surgery.
The president of the Amazon Labor Union warned Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday that he risks ignoring the concerns of workers at his own political peril.
After years of intense hiring, Amazon now says its warehouses are overstaffed
A former patent attorney at Apple recently published a personal article on Lioness explaining the company’s disregard for her domestic abuse claims against another co-worker. Jayna Whitt, who joined Apple in 2006 as a patent attorney and principal counsel, brought emotional and physical abuse claims forward against a co-worker whom
When the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) became law, it was only a matter of time before other states adopted their own statutes intending to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for their residents. After overwhelming support in the state legislature, Connecticut is about to become the fifth
As of May 4, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is increasing the automatic extension of work authorization from 180 days to 540 days for certain individuals.
Currently, certain individuals with expiring employment authorization documents (EADs) can continue working for an additional 180 days as long as they have