You might have heard that nowadays workers want flexibility or jobs with a sense of purpose. But with inflation on the rise, something far more basic is getting attention: Cost of living wage adjustments (COLAs), or raises that keep up with actual inflation.
If child care subsidies like those proposed by the Biden administration were enacted — not the likeliest of scenarios at this point — a significant number of women would enter the job market, Emily writes.
Percentage of U.S. employees who say they experienced stress or worry during “a lot” of the previous day
Percentage of Indeed job listings that advertise “fair chance” hiring
Microsoft and the Communications Workers of America on Monday announced a neutrality pact designed to allow the firm’s employees to decide without interference whether or not they wish to form a union.
Roughly half of tech employees who today say they are not monitored at work indicated they would resign rather than be subject to facial recognition or having their employer record audio or video of them, according to results of a new Morning Consult poll, shared exclusively with Axios.
Baristas at a fourth Twin Cities Starbucks store will vote on whether to form a union beginning Tuesday.
Unemployment rates for people with
and without a disability
American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather.
On Thursday, February 17th, Axios’ chief technology correspondent Ina Fried and business reporter Erica Pandey hosted a virtual Expert Voices roundtable discussion on the future of the workplace.
Employers are beefing up benefits packages to lure workers in a tight labor market, and many are adding pricey fertility benefits — such as in-vitro fertilization and egg freezing — to their offerings.
Millions of Americans are calling in sick or isolating, leaving employers scrambling and forcing low-income workers to go without pay or risk going into work.
Employees’ mental health is quickly becoming a top concern for companies as they try to hold on to workers through the pandemic.
Office workers around the world are being told they can work from home forever. But that doesn’t mean they should.
With Monday’s announcement that some Google employees have formed the Alphabet Workers Union, the tech industry is getting its own innovative take on labor organizing.