NJ Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights creates significant obligations for staffing firms and third-party employers. The law affects the rate and frequency of pay for temporary laborers, imposes new recordkeeping requirements on staffing firms, and creates steep penalties for retaliation, among other changes.
Archives for February 13, 2023
Hold Your Team Accountable with Compassion, Not Fear
Set clear expectations and be a willing coach — but don’t micromanage.
How to Answer “What Are Your Salary Expectations?”
Strategies to navigate this complicated (and awkward) question.
In an Uncertain Job Market, How Can Companies Retain Workers?
Although some employees might decide to stick with their jobs when the market appears uncertain, work force reductions can, conversely, spur more quitting.
Employers Seek Clarity on AI Bias Ahead of EEOC Enforcement Push
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should do more to educate companies on how to prevent bias when using artificial intelligence tools if it’s going to target the area in its new enforcement strategy, employer trade groups and advocates told the workplace civil rights agency.
How to create a pet-friendly workplace
When we surveyed our employees last month, we asked them what we could do to make them happier about returning to our company’s worksite.
Mental Health Is A Workplace Priority, But What Are We Missing?
Gallup recently released its State of the Global Workplace 2022 report, which identified that “60% of people are emotionally detached at work and 19% are miserable.”
My 25 Favorite TV Shows About the Workplace
These shows have taught me a lot about the office—for good and bad
‘Bare Minimum Monday’ is the latest workplace trend hitting productivity
There’s a reason songs about Mondays tend to be downers.
Women lost more jobs early in the pandemic. They’re also returning faster.
Rising costs, combined with more flexible work arrangements and remote options, are drawing women — and mothers in particular — back into the workforce
Overemployment is here: Nearly half of workers have more than one full-time job
We all can get away with more when working remotely. On a given day, that may look like making a Trader Joe’s run, dropping off dry cleaning, or, for almost two in five Americans, working an entire second job.
Go Ahead, Fire Me: Why Some Workers Are Happy Losing Their Jobs
The strange incongruity of today’s job market is making it easier for employees who find themselves out of work.
Gen Z, young millennials are normalizing dating co-workers
A third of millennial and Gen Z employees are open to dating a co-worker, compared with 23 percent of baby boomers
Offensive Music at Work Creates Legal Headaches for Employers
Litigation testing whether obscene and misogynistic rap music in the workplace gives rise to a hostile work environment claim serves as a warning to employers to take proactive measures, regardless of the cases’ outcome.
The Surprising Reverse In The Return To Office
What do the recent headlines on the return to office from CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and Bloomberg have in common?