“Quiet quitting” is the newest coined phrase that has burst onto the workplace scene. Not to be confused with the “great resignation,” quiet quitting is commonly understood to mean employees intentionally prioritizing the minimum requirements of their job and nothing more.
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In a case involving a drywall installation business, the New Jersey Supreme Court has provided helpful tips for employers to properly classify construction workers as independent contractors or employees and to accurately assess when to owe worker contributions to the unemployment compensation and temporary disability benefit funds.
Executive Summary: On September 5, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed A.B. 257, the Fast Food Accountability Recovery Act or FAST Recovery Act. The law was strongly supported by unions and will impact more than 500,000 fast food workers in California, their employers, and consumers.
Here’s the longer story: This week, unions representing tens of thousands of railway workers were poised to strike in protest of poor working conditions and low wages.
Kaizen, the Japanese management practice of continuous innovation, can be applied to knowledge work.
Workers in search of better work-life balance are finding more willing managers
The term “quiet quitting” has become all the rage of late, but it has caused some confusion.
With the rapid digitalization of the world in the last few years, there has been a major shift in the way people do things.
Employers may lean toward taking a hands-off approach when customers or other third parties exhibit discriminatory behavior in a workplace, but the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission takes a dim view of laissez-faire attitudes and will sue.
It along with another bill were meant to “unwind California’s failed history of cannabis prohibition,” according to Newsom’s office.
As energy bills skyrocket and companies brace themselves for a recession, hybrid work might be about to face its biggest challenge.
The 11th hour deal that prevented a crippling strike at the nation’s freight railroads is the biggest win for US unions in years.
This map tells a story of growing inequality in our country−and of hope for the future.
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The Biden administration announced several student loan debt relief measures on August 24, 2022, including an extended loan repayment moratorium through December 31, 2022, and debt cancellation that will be available near the end of the year.