Employees are prioritizing their safety, security, and personal values over money and titles according to the results of the Worker Value Survey, conducted by WorldatWork. The study of more than 5,400 working professionals uncovered significant workplace shifts and reflects the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns and social issues.
October 5th the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued an emergency order addressing public gatherings and masking rules. On October 24th, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Agency (MIOSHA) issued emergency rules addressing workplace safety. Both were issued to replace Governor Whitmer’s Executive Orders going back to March 2020.
According to research by Glassdoor, great employee onboarding can improve employee retention by 82% and boost productivity by more than 70%. Employee performance improves and turnover is reduced, which gives organizations a key advantage over their competition.
On September 30, California’s Governor Newsom signed into law a requirement that California employers would report on pay and hours worked data. The new law requires covered employers to submit their first report, covering 2020 data, by March 31, 2021. The reporting is similar to the EEO-1 component 2 reporting that was required of all EEO-1 filers and reported on for years 2017 and 2018 in March 2019.
More than half of working parents fear being a parent is a strike against them in the workplace during COVID-19. According to the new Catalyst-CNBC survey, The Impact of COVID-19 on Working Parents, nearly 40% of working parents say that their employer does not have enough benefits for parents to support blended or virtual learning amidst the uncertainty of students of all ages returning to school.
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