On September 1, 2022, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico (“Oversight Board”) – an entity created by Congress to supervise the finances of the government of Puerto Rico and restructure its public debt – filed a federal lawsuit seeking to nullify Act 41, a law that rolled back parts of the 2017 labor law reform.
Archives for September 7, 2022
Labor Board Proposes to Increase Legal Exposure for Franchised Chains
The move would make companies liable for labor law violations by franchise holders, an issue that has shifted with White House control.
The New Rules of Work Clothes
People’s tolerance for discomfort — and conformity — has changed.
You Need To Know The Difference Between What Bosses Say Versus What They Really Mean
People talk about work, but often dance around the truth. For the vast majority, work kind of sucks.
In The World of Workforce Collaboration, Google and Microsoft Have New Competition
With 92 million workers still remote, has this new solution taken away the last reason to go to the office?
54% Of People Don’t Want To Go Back to Offices After COVID – 5 Steps To Take if You’re One of Them
As the world is adapting to what is now the “new normal,” Fairygodboss wants to be there for you every step of the way. Keep reading for timely advice and join our Navigating the New Normal group for continued support.
Dealing With Hot-Button Issues In The Workplace
This summer has been filled with news about hot-button issues—from the war in Ukraine to the debate about gun control to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Quiet Quitting: New Term for an Old Problem in a Changed Workplace
Quiet quitters are taking the phrase “phoning it in” to a whole new level.
The Status Quo Workplace Is Unsustainable For Advancing Women
After spending over 10 years as a broker in commercial real estate, I understand how challenging it can be for women to navigate the workplace environment—especially when it consists mostly of men.
Is Quiet Quitting Real?
“Quiet quitters” make up at least 50% of the U.S. workforce — probably more, Gallup finds.
Starbucks Loses Appeal, Will Rehire 7 Fired Memphis Workers
Starbucks says it will reinstate seven employees who were fired in February after leading an effort to unionize their Memphis store.
Google workers battle company over ‘life and death’ abortion policies
Some employees say Google hasn’t gone far enough in response to Dobbs decision.
What kind of pay raise can U.S. workers expect in 2023?
As Americans try to cope with the highest inflation in 40 years, employers around the U.S. plan to offer their workers next year an annual raise of 3% to 4%, a new survey shows.
How the Workplace Needs to Change to Get Employees Back in the Office
As we enter September, employers weigh how to get employees back in the office.
Most workers say they’re “quiet quitting”
At least half of American workers say they’re “quiet quitting” — performing only the tasks they’re required to, giving up on going “above and beyond,” according to a new Gallup survey.