On September 13, 2022, the Fair Work Week Ordinance advanced out of committee and will move forward toward likely City Council approval. If it passes, any retail business with over 300 employees, globally, will face increased challenges for scheduling its City of Los Angeles workforce. Such employers will be required to provide work schedules to their employees at least 14 days in advance and will be subject to increased employment costs for any needed changes.
Archives for September 18, 2022
Yeshiva University Halts All Student Clubs to Block L.G.B.T.Q. Group
Earlier in the week, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a ruling to stand for now that required the university to recognize the group.
3 Workplace Biases that Derail Mid-Career Women
And how managers can level the playing field.
A Racial Bias Lawsuit Hits Pfizer
A federal suit says a fellowship program bars Asians and whites.
More Bosses Are Spying on Quiet Quitters. It Could Backfire.
The tools companies use to monitor their employees may not increase productivity
Back-to-work barometer falls short of measuring up to reality as offices fill up
There’s good news for Manhattan office landlords: Physical building occupancy rose to 46.6% for the seven-day period ending Sept. 14, according to the much-followed Kastle Systems Back-to-Work Barometer.
Employers finding new ways to find, retain workers
Extra workers are needed every winter tourist season at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa, but this year, inventive minds turned a standard job search into art.
Read more at: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/article265945876.html#storylink=cpy
The Over-55 Crowd Is Key to U.S. Workforce Growth. So Is the Over-75 Crowd.
As U.S. employers hunt for talent in an historically tight labor market, there is a growing pool of potential workers on track to fuel workforce growth in the coming years—and they were all born before 1967.
16 Tech Trends And Topics That Will Soon Be Hitting The Workplace
If they were asked five years ago to predict what the workplace would look like in 2022, it’s unlikely most tech leaders would have fully envisioned today’s highly flexible, remote-friendly environment.
How to Identify Toxic Positivity in the Workplace
Too much of a good thing can be bad. Yes, even positivity!
How you can help reduce fear and anxiety in the workplace
I recently did a podcast with registered nurse Mindy G. Spigel. She has a new book called “There’s a Snake on My Head! Strategies for Alleviating Fear and Anxiety in Healthcare for Patients, Families AND Healthcare Teams.”
12 questions to measure your workplace happiness
Do your opinions count at work? Does your job feel important? Do you have a close friend at the office?
Workers in New York who have to stand for hours may soon be entitled to take a seat
The New York State Senate introduced a bill to protect staff who are forced to stand while working.
Psychological Safety at Work: The Remote Kids are Alright (Maybe Even Better)
The push to stay remote is about more than the commute; our data reveals new insights on psychological safety and wellbeing among remote vs. onsite workers.