In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the working world has shifted much of its focus to the question of remote work. What was once a rare (and often coveted) opportunity for working professionals has become the new normal, creating a potential permanent standard for millions of Americans and exposing the struggles of adopting […]
As protests erupted over decades of racial injustice sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, companies rushed to publish statements in support of Black Lives Matter. Many employees of those companies, however, have called out the fact that the words coming from nondiverse management teams do not reflect reality.
An overwhelming 38.6 million people have filed jobless claims to date, and this number continues to climb. Thankfully, a majority of companies do intend to bring their employees back, with 77% of furloughed employees expecting to be rehired once stay-at-home mandates are lifted in their area.
by Dan Oswald The United States won its freedom in the Revolutionary War when a ragtag army made up of state militias from the colonies defeated the mighty British Empire. How could this have happened? At the time, Great Britain was the world’s super power, with the strongest military and a navy that was recognized […]
In today’s Advisor, we feature several companies that have seen the value of developing on-the-job training and apprenticeships.
“National Singles Week” was started by the Buckeye Singles Council in Ohio in the 1980s to celebrate single life and recognize singles and their contributions to society. The week is now widely observed during the third full week of September, which is September 18-24 this year, as “Unmarried and Single Americans Week,” an acknowledgment that […]
Talk about juxapostions: The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the inauguration of Barack Obama. From being hosed in Selma, Alabama, to taking the oath of the Presidency. We all applaud this progess. From a macro view, it gladens my heart. But I am an employment lawyer, and the micro view saddens me. […]