Human Resource workers usually deliver the bad news of job cuts. Now, some are being forced to lay off their peers.
Archives for March 19, 2023
To Curb Burnout, Design Jobs to Better Match Employees’ Needs
Six common mismatches that leave employees feeling cynical and disengaged.
Workplace attacks have been rising — almost entirely against women
By almost every measure, the American workplace is getting safer.
Ways HR is thinking about attracting and retaining Gen Z talent
The impact of Gen Z on the workforce may be greater than the pandemic and a potential recession.
Pricey Child Care Is Keeping Many Parents Out of the Workforce
Roughly 380,000 workers aged 25 to 54 left jobs since pandemic began, study finds
Should remote workers take ‘hush trips’?
Emily Smith was working two jobs — at a hotel and at a retail store — when she realized she was in dire need of a break.
Why some US workers may never speak out against employers
A new law prevents companies from silencing former workers about their job experiences. The changes could be good – but they may not go far enough.
Labor Law: Court will not dismiss case against employer for religious accommodations based on pronoun use
In February, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan refused to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought against an employer who allegedly declined to accommodate an employee who wouldn’t use a co-worker’s chosen pronouns due to a declared religious conflict.
Supervisor’s Letter Touting Religious Views Could Violate Title VII
A federal district court recently refused to dismiss a former employee’s claim that a supervisor’s attempts to religiously indoctrinate her through a letter and individual meetings created a hostile work environment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Car-charging and dog hotels: Seven perks to lure you to the office
Lockdowns during the pandemic meant that office workers began to work from home – and they liked it.
Pioneering detective files claim against SPD, alleges racial and gender discrimination
A pioneering Black woman who’s worked for decades as a Seattle police officer has filed a $10 million claim against the Seattle Police Department, alleging she’s endured and witnessed years of racial and gender discrimination within the SPD.
How To Evaluate Unconscious Cognitive Bias At Work
What percentage of projects in your workplace miss the deadline or go over budget?