At the beginning of 2020, nobody could have predicted the current state of affairs amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Even after the disease began to spread and companies and governments took measures to shut down, few could have predicted the extent and duration of necessary cautionary measures to stem the spread of the virus.
Given that COVID-19 has caused drastic changes to commonplace business practices, recruiters and business owners alike are now left wondering how to bring back the workforce after thousands of employees were either fired, furloughed, or laid off.
As employers across the nation grapple with new remote working arrangements and accommodating employees impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19), new survey findings reveal exactly how this pandemic is affecting operations for small businesses.
This year’s college graduates are among the luckiest yet—unemployment is at its lowest rate since 1969, and employers plan to hire 11% more graduates, with higher salaries, from the class of 2019 than the class of 2018.
Does your organization allow employees to bring their pets into the workplace? Is it something you would even consider?
For the second time in recent months, the popular budget motel chain Motel 6 finds itself on the defensive after a federal lawsuit filed in Phoenix, Arizona, accused the chain of volunteering guests’ personal information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, leading to the detention and deportation of guests.
by Kara E. Shea I recently participated in hosting a Wage and Hour Virtual Summit webinar. Wage and hour compliance — overtime, work-time issues, exempt status — is always a lively topic and typically results in lots of questions and feedback. This time around, most of the feedback surrounded remarks I made about individual liability […]