A tightened labor market could give companies the chance to force more employees back to the office.
Archives for July 2022
Gen Z Knows What It Wants From Employers. And Employers Want Them.
To tap into the creativity of younger workers, and to offset a labor shortage, companies are offering four-day weeks, club memberships and work-from-anywhere flexibility.
Wonking Out: Much Ado About Wages
At one level, the wages and salaries employers pay their workers are just another price — in this case, the price you pay for the use of someone’s time and effort.
How to Pace Yourself at Work While Pregnant
Five strategies to help you set healthy boundaries.
Workers’ wages continue to climb, but not as fast as inflation
Employers continued hiking workers’ pay at a brisker-than-expected pace, but the increases still weren’t enough to compensate for the even faster rise in inflation.
A day in your life at the meta-workplace
The events of the past few years have transformed the world of work.
Is Anger And Anxiety In The Workplace The New Normal?
There is no stronger human reaction than the one you have when you feel threatened.
MONKEYPOX IN THE WORKPLACE: KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR EMPLOYERS
As of July 26, 2022, there are 3,591 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the United States, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, and the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General has declared the multi-country monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
The struggles COVID long-haulers face at the workplace
Millions of working Americans are seeing their work productivity compromised by long COVID. Now, both workers and doctors are speaking out about what COVID long-haulers need to stay in the workforce.
Black and Hispanic Employees Often Get Stuck at the Lowest Rung of the Workplace
A new comprehensive survey by McKinsey suggests that companies’ diversity efforts have largely missed the employees who stand to gain the most from them
Workers are being punished for inflation. The real culprit is corporate greed
Big corporations are using inflation as cover to raise prices. Yet the US Federal Reserve is raising interest rates – further hurting Americans
United Auto Workers Seek to Shed a Legacy of Corruption
After his predecessors’ imprisonment, the union’s president is being challenged for re-election in the first direct vote by its membership.
2022 Changes to Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave: ‘Back to the Future’? Well, Not So Fast!
Earlier today, the Michigan Court of Claims issued a stay of its July 19, 2022, decision in Mothering Justice v. Nessel that had reinstated ballot initiatives that would have drastically changed the state’s paid medical leave and minimum wage laws. The stay is in place until February 19, 2023. This
Not Monkeying Around Anymore: Time for Employers to Pay Attention to Monkeypox
The World Health Organization (WHO) director general declared the current outbreak of monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Similarly, San Francisco declared a public health emergency due to the increase in monkeypox cases and the state of New York declared the spread of the virus an “imminent threat
Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds That Home Inspection Company’s Inspectors Were Independent Contractors Under ‘ABC’ Test
In a decision that further clarifies Massachusetts law with regard to employee classification, the Massachusetts Appeals Court recently held that home inspectors working on behalf of an inspectional services company were independent contractors (and not employees) under the ABC test for determining employment status, and, therefore, ineligible for unemployment benefits.