CEOs are reasserting their authority now that workers are starting to worry about job security amid rising layoffs; ‘this whole concept of working from anywhere went too far’
Wall Street Journal
Unionized workers fall to 10.1% of the U.S. workforce, despite political help.
Median weekly earnings rose 7.4% last year, outpacing inflation; some groups notched double-digit gains
Employment through staffing firms has fallen for five straight months; similar pullbacks have preceded recent recessions
The number of workers out of a job for about 3½ to 6 months has risen sharply since last spring
This may be the year when employer-employee power dynamics begin to normalize
Democrats want to repeal the law that gives workers the choice of whether to join a union.
Virtual hiring and remote work have made it easier to swindle job seekers
Companies that track employees’ productivity run up against their inventive workarounds
When exactly to fire employees, whether to cut once or multiple times and how much severance to offer can vex executives; the Zoom question
Around 300 employees at company’s videogame unit ZeniMax vote to organize with Communications Workers of America
Vanguard Group, Paycom Software and others push staffers to return on required days, but some employees are pushing back
For a growing number of professionals, the days of unpaid overtime and working through weekends are in the past. Firms add people to finish projects, close for holidays and take other steps.
Recent record-high wage gains for workers who remain in their jobs are a factor contributing to inflation
Openings across the economy are down from highs but far exceed the number of unemployed Americans