Now that the inauguration has passed and the Biden administration has begun its work, it is a good time for retailers to take stock of the labor and employment issues that are likely to assume prominence in 2021, and to consider preparing to meet the challenges each of these issues pose. In no particular order, […]
By Taylor Adams, Mental Health America Mental Health America (MHA) recently released its Mind the Workplace 2021 Report to better understand the mental health challenges that employees across company size and industry have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, MHA surveyed over 5,000 employees across 17 industries to learn more about workplace stress, burnout, supervisor […]
As many workers scatter from big-city headquarters to smaller, remote-work-friendly enclaves, should their pay be adjusted due to lower cost of living?
By Christine Ro, BBC The Covid-19 pandemic is transforming how and where people work. Although it’s hard to pin down long-term trends, many are considering moving away from expensive city centres. In Poland, searches for suburban houses and bigger apartments have increased since the start of the pandemic. In Australia, real-estate experts are predicting that […]
Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Announces $25K Settlement in First Paid Safe Leave Case
NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced a settlement agreement with Los Olivos, a food distributor based in Farmingdale, NY, to resolve violations of the NYC Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law. The settlement requires the company to pay $22,000 to an NYC-based worker who was wrongfully terminated […]
By Amanda Mull, MSN As the coronavirus that has sickened tens of thousands in China spreads worldwide, it now seems like a virtual inevitability that millions of Americans are going to be infected with the flu-like illness known as COVID-19. Public health officials in the United States have started preparing for what the Centers for […]