First comes love, second comes marriage, then comes … delayed family plans? Eighty-three percent of women over the age of 25 who plan to have children are postponing starting a family to focus on their career, compared to 79% of men, found a recent CareerBuilder survey. Wanting to earn and save enough money to provide […]
This week’s Oswald Letter is a guest post from Elizabeth Petersen, Simplify Compliance’s executive vice president of strategy and revenue.
In addition to proactively building their employees’ skills, some employers offer workforce development programs aimed at enhancing workers’ skills throughout their industry.
Men and women are equally likely to take time off under Etsy’s new parental leave program, the company has determined after adopting a gender-blind policy last year.
Most organizations strive to be gender blind when hiring. The focus is on finding the best talent, regardless of sex. However, even the best intentions can go awry, leading to job search gender bias.
By way of introduction, my name is Elizabeth Petersen, and I’m the executive vice president of BLR’s healthcare division.
President-elect Donald Trump has proposed 6 weeks of paid leave for new mothers. New fathers, same-sex female partners, adoptive parents, and foster parents, however, would not receive any paid time off to care for a new child.
by Martin J. Regimbal There has been considerable publicity about the “pay gap” between men and women. A recent case from the federal trial court in Hattiesburg dealt with a constructive discharge claim based on a claim of unequal pay. Let’s see how the court ruled.
Should you consider this Silicon Valley trend that’s spreading across the United States? Attorney Susan Fentin, a partner with Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., in Springfield, Massachusetts, offered her take on unlimited vacation at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas.
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1.8 million ApprenticeshipUSA grant to the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) to develop and expand apprenticeship programs in California.