The U.S. Department of the Treasury has released a document to explain the revenue proposals included in President Biden’s FY 2023 proposed Budget.
Articles Discussing General Human Resources Issues.
Come On…It’s 2023!
In this episode, Jen reminds us that female employees still receive inappropriate comments about their appearance, and offer some suggestions to stop this behavior.
Is March Madness a Concern for Employers? You Can Bet On It!
March Madness and the annual National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Division I Basketball Tournaments routinely trigger countless office bracket contests and big distractions for workers. While March Madness can be an opportunity to boost employee engagement and workplace morale, it can also be a point of frustration
Key Leadership Insights
In this episode, Jen welcomes special guest Anne Fields, a workplace coach who helps leaders drive a positive culture and eliminate friction in the office.
EntertainHR: Voluntary Resignation – What Employers Can Learn from Meredith Grey’s Departure
I still remember March 27, 2005, vividly. It was the day that my friends and I huddled together in my college dorm room to watch the pilot episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. It was the very first (and last) time that I had the rare pleasure of collectively gathering
Ones to Watch: Legislation Landscape for 2023
As most state legislatures have been active during the first quarter of 2023, certain trends have started to emerge.
TikToker Learns Important Lesson About Employment Rights
When management approached Megs (@spicychickenslinger on TikTok) and asked her to resign from her position, a swarm of TikTokers advised her against it. “DO NOT QUIT LET THEM FIRE U I PROMISE YOU!” one person wrote. Another commented ,“don’t quit – let them fire you and apply for unemployment.
Littler Employer Pulse Survey Report: 2023 Economic Outlook
The economy has been awash with mixed messages in recent months – throwing a wrench into many employers’ workforce planning.
This complex picture raises a host of important questions for companies: Do they continue hiring as normal? Prepare for a downturn? Implement reductions in force (RIFs) or layoffs?
How Modern Manufacturing Plants Can Protect Against Ransomware, Cyberattacks
To help protect against criminal ransomware and cyberattacks, modern manufacturing plants should ensure they have reasonable physical, administrative, and technical safeguards in place.
Littler Lightbulb – February Employment Appellate Roundup
This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment and labor law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal over the last month.
At the Supreme Court
Return to Work: Challenges and Practical Recommendations
In this How to Do Business in the Americas podcast series installment, Shareholder Juan Carlos Varela and Rodrigo Tajonar, Chief People Officer of the Boston Globe Media, discuss how organizations are dealing with the aftermath of the pandemic in the workplace.
DOL Issues Guidance on Handling Telework under FLSA, FMLA
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance on the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to employees who telework from home or from another location away from the employer’s facility.
The Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) 2023-1, released on February
Can you provide any guidance on keeping our employees and making sure they are simultaneously engaged?
We are having trouble retaining and engaging employees, any guidance on keeping our employees and making sure they are simultaneously engaged?
Let’s face it: Retention and engagement are real challenges right now. And they’re not just challenges holding back business performance; Legal should be concerned as well. Why? Well,
Slipping and Sliding Through the Big Game and Workday
The Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles were scheduled to face off on the Biggest Stage, but it looked more like they were facing off on the Biggest Ice Rink. Both teams appeared to slip and slide across the nearly $800,000 turf, drawing significant media attention and criticism
Employment and Labor Highlights from the 2023 State of the Union Address
President Biden recognized a 30-year member of the Ironworkers union during his state of the union address this week, tying his infrastructure and manufacturing goals to his pro-union efforts.