Job openings jumped in July, voluntary quits remain historically elevated and the layoff rate is hovering near record lows. There are nearly two job openings for every unemployed worker.
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It’s important for employees to have a well-designed workspace to prevent musculoskeletal disorders, sprains and other ergonomics-related injuries. And, for a growing number of workers, that includes their home office setup.
Chipotle workers in New York won a $20 million settlement from their employer for violating a series of state labor laws. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection found the make-your-own burrito company in breach of the state’s Fair Workweek law as well as Paid Safe
When employees are arrested during their off-duty time and away from work, employers may need to make difficult choices balancing their various obligations. Among these are respecting the rights of arrested employees, ensuring the safety of workforces and workplaces, maintaining the continuity of business operations, and preserving brand integrity and
Research shows that employees want their employer to care about their financial wellness. Included in that is the ability to access wages they have already earned before the next payday. In fact, 76 percent of workers across all age groups say it’s important for employers to offer Earned Wage
Would you like it if your current or former employees left Glassdoor reviews with the following headlines:
“Deceptive, Unethical, Poorly Managed, No Sense of Direction” “You will HATE working here–Please read all the reviews” “Working Here is Psychological Torture” “New Admittees Beware!” “For the love of God, do
Yeah, I get it. He’s taller than me. Significantly taller.
Ever since my son, Luke, was a wee lad, we dreamed of going on a major league baseball road trip together.
Baseball runs through our veins, so after years of dreaming, 2022 was our year. Since the beginning of this
At the start of June 2022, the City of Los Angeles approved an ordinance to raise the minimum wage for certain healthcare workers at privately-owned healthcare facilities within the city. Since June, more cities have passed nearly identical ordinances. There is also a push for a California statewide healthcare minimum
Sid Lewis, a partner and leader of the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the New Orleans office, was recently quoted in the article “Trader Joe’s workers in Minneapolis vote overwhelmingly to unionize” published by Grocery Dive.
In 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act (TWWF), preserving the use of the tip credit in the District, but imposing significant obligations on employers that employ tipped employees, such as mandatory sexual harassment prevention training and notice requirements. Certain aspects of the TWWF
San Antonio Critical Care Transportation Company Maintained Hostile Work Environment Based on Sex, Federal Agency Charged
When Liz Gross first heard the phrase “quiet quitting,” she rolled her eyes.
Long Covid has forced an estimated two million to four million Americans out of the workforce, representing at least $168 billion in lost wages.
Aging is not a new phenomenon.
As oppressive surveillance in the workplace becomes increasingly common, policymakers should push back.