U.S. manufacturing is experiencing a rebound, with companies adding workers amid high consumer demand for products.
Archives for September 26, 2022
When you don’t want to quit, but you need to protect yourself from a manager’s bias and incivility.
Many organizations make no secret of their strategic use of the threat of job loss to motivate employees. But new research suggests that this isn’t just cruel — it’s often counterproductive.
87% of Microsoft employees feel as though they are more productive while working from home, whereas 80% of Microsoft’s managerial layer thinks workers are less productive.
Do you consider your workplace fair?
A decision by the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) denying an employee’s claim of disability discrimination under Labor Code Section 132a did not prevent the employee from going forward with her claims of disability bias and failure to provide reasonable accommodation under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), a California appeals court ruled.
Fair warning: This column will be about workers’ compensation, a topic that’s very complicated and totally lacking in sex appeal, but one that involves many billions of dollars and potentially affects millions of workers.
Critics call it bossware.
As we previously reported, restrictions concerning the use of automated tools to screen candidates for employment or employees for promotion within New York City are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2023. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection will hold a public hearing concerning proposed