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5 December 2023
Gen Zers are outnumbering Baby Boomers in the workforce: The number of full-time Gen Z workers in the U.S. is set to surpass baby boomers in the first few months of 2024, according to a new report from Glassdoor Economic Research.
14 November 2023
5 September 2023
EEO-1 reporting starts October 31, 2023: The 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection will open on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The EEO-1 online Filer Support Message Center (i.e., filer help desk) will also be available on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, to assist filers with any inquiries they may have regarding the 2022 collection.
29 August 2023
The EEO-1 Component 1 (demographic data collection) approved by OMB: The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) request to extend “Component 1” of the annual Employer Information (EEO-1) Report. Interestingly, the extension is for only one year rather than the normal three-year approval.
22 August 2023
Weight discrimination is subtle and real: Weight stigma is rarely talked about at work, but it pervades workplaces everywhere, employees and hiring managers say. Looking back, Michelle Matthews said she often internalized co-workers’ comments about her weight. At one work lunch, a teammate remarked on how much she was eating. A higher-up told her she needed to “show up physically as a leader” after she failed to win a promotion.
15 August 2023
8 August 2023
What stresses employees out the most these days? Are the good times coming to an end? According to a new survey of 2,500 business professionals from recruitment firm Robert Walters, nearly half (45%) of employee stress is coming from a lack of job security.
1 August 2023
25 July 2023
WTW salary budget survey shows 4% for 2024: Salary budgets for U.S. employees are expected to remain high in 2024 as employers become accustomed to ongoing labor market challenges. According to the latest Salary Budget Planning Survey by WTW, organizations are budgeting an average increase of 4.0% in 2024.
18 July 2023
Senate confirms Kotagal for EEOC Commission: The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Kalpana Kotagal, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC partner, to serve on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on July 13th, a long-awaited step that will give Democrats the majority at the five-seat agency for the first time under the Biden administration.
11 July 2023
Hiring managers checking social media to create candidate profiles: Nearly 75% of hiring managers responding to a recent survey said they check applicants’ social media, results from ResumeBuilder.com show. The majority said they aim to obtain answers to questions they can’t ask job candidates; managers said they most often look for a worker’s age, political activity, gender identity, and marital status.
30 June 2023
27 June 2023
20 June 2023
Should I trust ChatGPT to price jobs? Not yet. In a test by EBN, they asked ChatGPT "What salary should I offer a software engineer in the U.S. with five years’ experience?" ChatGPT came back with $100,000 to $120,000 a year, and maybe more than $150,000 a year in high-cost cities such as San Francisco, New York, and Seattle.
13 June 2023
Rap music supports harassment complaint: The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals allowed a lawsuit to continue in which a hostile work environment by allowing explicit rap music to be played in a Nevada warehouse was one of the charges of the lawsuit.
23 May 2023
CHROs look for volatility but positivity in the next 12 months: CHROs are revising their one-year forecast for business, expecting volatility to persist longer than anticipated. That’s the main finding from StrategicCHRO360’s latest CHRO Confidence Index, a forward-looking indicator that measures sentiment for business among HR chiefs at U.S. companies.
9 May 2023
Companies can prepare now for a recession by optimizing their workforce. Since employees are a company's greatest asset, successfully navigating economic uncertainty relies on investing in them.
Stemming blue collar terminations: The latest data release on employment from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that the Great Resignation may have finally slowed down in some so-called knowledge-working industries.
2 May 2023
25 April 2023
More state holidays in Michigan? Three Democratic legislators have introduced a package of bills that would establish Diwali, Vaisakhi, Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, and Lunar New Year as official, state-recognized holidays in Michigan.
18 April 2023
11 April 2023
HR can be personally liable for ignoring sexual harassment claims: Earlier this year, a Delaware judge issued a landmark decision in a case involving fast food giant McDonalds.
4 April 2023
OFCCP Director Jenny Yang is leaving the agency: Director Yang became OFCCP Director on January 20, 2021, and her last day was March 31, 2023. She accomplished much at OFCCP during her time there. There will be an acting director until a new director is appointed.
28 March 2023
Right to Work in Michigan is no longer the law: On Friday last week Governor Whitmer signed the bill repealing Right to Work. Michigan became the first state to repeal Right to Work in the country in the past sixty years. This was no surprise. The Governor said she would sign the bill once passed even though it contains features that prevent a popular vote referendum.
21 March 2023
Highest share of work at home has stabilized: Nearly 30% of all work happened at home in January, six times the rate in 2019, according to WFH Research, a data-collection project. In Washington and other large urban centers, the share of remote work is closer to half. In the nation’s biggest cities, entire office buildings sit empty.
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