Whether seeking to expand an existing operation or grow into a new business, manufacturers large and small must evaluate locations with an eye on whether they would benefit their operations’ bottom line. Industries ranging from aerospace, agribusiness, automotive, and advanced manufacturing to the life sciences have identified site selection as an integral aspect of their short- and long-term investment strategy.
Archives for March 27, 2023
Getting Along: My Boss Doesn’t Trust Me
HBR’s advice columnist offers three research-backed approaches to try.
HR leader: Workforce sharing can solve the hourly worker shortage
Sr. Director of Employee Engagement at California tech firm suggests alternative talent acquisition strategy
The ruling that frees laid-off workers to speak out
The National Relations Labor Board recently ruled that broad non-disparagement clauses — which some companies make workers sign to receive severance benefits — are unlawful.
Labor market: Workers are getting two jobs amid inflation, says industry watcher
The U.S. labor market may be signaling that workers are doubling up on gigs to make ends meet, says one industry observer.
In EEOC settlement, job board agrees to use AI to look for bias
The announcement was a rare note of support from the agency, which has cautioned employers about the tech’s use in recent years.
A bill banning height and weight discrimination appears poised to pass in NYC
The New York City Council appears prepared to pass a bill banning weight and height discrimination.
Work From Home Endures, Defying Pushback From Bosses Like Dimon
In many US cities, share of job ads with WFH option is rising
Tesla faces new race bias trial from employee who had $137 million verdict cut
A trial kicks off in San Francisco federal court on Monday to determine how much money Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) must pay to a Black elevator operator who a jury determined was subjected to severe racial harassment while working at the electric auto maker’s flagship assembly plant.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Maine hotel’s bid to limit disability bias cases
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether to curtail lawsuits accusing hotels and other places of lodging of discriminating against disabled people by not providing enough information about their accessibility on their websites in a case involving a quaint inn near the Atlantic coast of Maine.