For the lowest-paid Americans, real wages—adjusted for rising prices—fell 0.5% in August from a year earlier; ‘I’m just kind of scraping by’
Wall Street Journal
Some employees push back against returning to the workplace, saying they are reluctant to use trains and buses during the Covid-19 pandemic
Shifting guidance on mask wearing and a lack of disclosure over vaccination status rattle some workers going back to offices
A behavioral economist answers questions on applying for jobs after a gap in employment and renovating to make the house of your dreams
Lawmakers cite at least seven lawsuits filed against company between 2015 and 2019
Some employees have been toiling in cubicles for months while private offices sit empty; shifting rules and surprise doughnuts
Companies are required to report workplace diversity information to the government, and most of the S&P 100 are now voluntarily making it public
Ahead of the holiday shopping season, Walmart says it will give raises to more than 565,000 store workers
Florida theme-park workers must be fully vaccinated by Oct. 22 under Disney mandate; labor groups so far have generally accepted vaccine requirements
The longer that Covid-19 keeps people home, the harder it may be to get them back to offices; ‘There is no going back’
Among other things, more flex time, work-from-anywhere periods, and continuing stipends for home offices
Our survey indicates that a lot of employees are anxious. It also points to what they’re anxious about.
No. 1: treating their employees like children. They’ve grown accustomed to independence. Get used to it.
People hired during the pandemic finally got a chance to see what their colleagues look like in real life; ‘there’s this weird moment when you lay eyes on someone who you know but you don’t know’
We were adversaries, sometimes allies, but always with a healthy respect for each other.