Absentee rates at many U.S. factories remain elevated as coronavirus drags on; ‘You can’t leave a 6-year-old at home’
Wall Street Journal
Employers worry that workers’ off-duty activities could risk infection in the workplace
With their headquarters largely empty amid the pandemic, tech companies are reconfiguring their open-plan spaces to appeal to employees when they return, with opportunities for collaboration and focus workers can’t get at home.
I don’t think the desires of the gig workers are in mind at all.
Mental-health issues have soared during the pandemic and companies are providing benefits. But before asking for accommodations, consider whom to talk to and what you need.
Companies across sectors are isolating workers using many of the strategies that have kept basketball players safe from coronavirus; ‘Camp Quarantine’
Executives say David Fairhurst made women uncomfortable during former CEO Steve Easterbrook’s tenure
Companies had hoped to bring homebound workforces back in September, but employee outcry and fears over outbreaks have led bosses to change course
Chat applications have become a major way employees stay connected, but some see an uptick in agitation and bullying
Steve Easterbrook says McDonald’s had information about relationships, stock award to employee
By giving their employees the freedom to work from anywhere, Bay Area tech companies appear to have touched off an exodus. ‘Why do we even want to be here?’
More than a dozen companies offer artificial-intelligence programs that promise to identify a person’s race, but researchers and even some vendors worry it will fuel discrimination
With passengers gone and Covid lurking, crew members remained stuck on vessels waiting to get home; ‘we were in danger and were told nothing’