Bosses are recommitting to their company offices even as omicron is extending the remote working trend that has kept many of their workers laboring at home since COVID-19 erupted in early 2020.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has given workplaces no choice but to adapt and become more flexible.
The cost of office maintenance dropped significantly in the pandemic when workers went remote and companies saved money on services like cleaning and security, as well as perks like dry cleaning and endless pantry snacks.
The National Labor Relations Board rejected Starbucks’ bid to quash the counting of unionization ballots from three of its upstate New York stores, paving the way for a Thursday vote count that could create the first labor foothold among the coffee chain’s thousands of corporate-run U.S. locations.
Apple fired an employee Thursday who was critical of the company’s handling of workplace misconduct allegations.
If you’ve never experienced a workplace wellness program, you might consider yourself lucky.
Millions of Americans have gotten a taste of working from home during the pandemic, and, boy, have they liked it.
Last spring, as offices closed across the country and kitchen tables became desks, contemplating the possible upsides of the new professional conundrum felt like a means of survival.
Having worked in economic development for a decade before serving in Congress, I’m accustomed to visiting with employers in my neck of the woods.
Seattle-based Bean Box has 20 employees, and three of them were hired through Northwest Center Employment Services, a nonprofit that places people with disabilities in jobs throughout Washington and in Idaho.
After allegations of racial bias in its promotions, Starbucks said Wednesday it reached a voluntary agreement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to resolve the allegations and would change its promotion practices.
As corporate America faces pressure to improve diversity within its ranks, Glassdoor has begun disclosing race and gender data on its employment site, breaking down how women and people of color rank their workplaces.
It’s a pressing question that has yet to be answered: Once the pandemic passes, what will the return to work look like for millions of Americans?
As vaccinations continue across the U.S., some companies are offering financial incentives to encourage their workers to get the shots.
Swedish and Starbucks allow it. QFC and Bartell Drugs do not. The grocery union is willing to fight about it, legal experts say it’s federally protected and some customers think it’s a reason to change where they shop.