Earlier this month a survey of 400 worldwide C-suite executives was conducted by Herbert Smith Freehills, LLP that found those executives foresee an unprecedented rise in workplace activism. The survey report found executives today are confronting employees articulating their views about not only workplace concerns and issues but on wider social issues. This worker activism is enabled and is consequentially amplified by social media.
In a recent poll during Conversations with Mike & Tony, only 1 out 20 attendees were assisting employees with gas costs. But as gas prices continue to rise and more and more employees struggle financially, more employers might consider financial assistance or other accommodations to help with gas costs.
According to a recent research survey of more than 2,000 global workers and interviews with over 50 global leaders by Ryan Jenkins, workplace loneliness expert, addressing workplace loneliness boils down to the following five things.
As more and more states are legalizing the use of marijuana for medical use, recreational use, or both, employers are facing more challenges with maintaining workplace safety while avoiding the pitfalls of laws that are employee friendly to users of marijuana.
Wondering why we cannot find talent? Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.2% to 4.3% over the past year. In Detroit area surprisingly, 4.6%. Source: BLS 6/17/22
ASE has released the results of its 2022 Michigan Compensation Survey, which reveals that low unemployment, sluggish labor participation, and unprecedented employee turnover have accelerated the wages and salaries of local employers. Data from the most recent ASE compensation survey shows that overall wage growth, based on a matched sample of companies (referred to as a constant sample) was 4.0% compared to just 2.1% in 2021.
The pandemic has had a profound effect on all areas of employment, including benefits. Mental health coverage has emerged as one of the most popular covered benefits in 2022 with 91% of employers now offering coverage according to a recent SHRM Employee Benefits Survey.
Resignations are estimated at 41% in 2021: The U.S. job market may be cooling down, but Aon survey data shows that the Great Resignation had a real impact on employers throughout the past year, the global professional services firm said in a June 2 statement.
Currently, the U. S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (Wage & Hour) has been conducting a series of listening sessions in various regions to hear what industry and workers’ organizations thoughts are about raising the salary level for exempt employees.
Today’s heat index in Michigan is set to hit 106 degrees. Are your outdoor workers prepared and protected? Heat is the leading cause of death among all weather-related workplace hazards, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
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