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Get Ready for Union Organizing on Steroids

May 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Against the backdrop of a new presidential administration, an evolving workforce, and a changing economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape for union organizing has radically changed over the past two years. While the nation’s attention is currently […]


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Google’s Myth of Losing Social Capital in Hybrid Work

May 23, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Google recently announced its new post-pandemic hybrid work policy, requiring employees work in the office for at least three days a week. That policy goes against the desires of many rank-and-file Google employees. A survey of over 1,000 Google employees […]


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Microsoft to Nearly Double Salary Budgets, Expand Stock Compensation

May 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

Microsoft Corp. said it plans to “nearly double” its budget for employee salary increases and boost the amount of stock compensation it gives some workers by at least 25 percent, in an effort to retain staff and help people cope […]


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Amazon’s unpaid time off practices violate USERRA, class-action suit claims

May 17, 2022

Via: HR Dive

USERRA establishes certain rights and benefits for employees in civilian jobs who serve, have served or will serve in the U.S. armed forces, National Guard or Reserves, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. Generally, the statute prohibits […]


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SHRM Members Can Customize Annual Benefits Data

May 13, 2022

Via: SHRM

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) members can now filter the 2022 SHRM Annual Employee Benefits research to see how their employers’ offerings compare with those of organizations similar in size, location and industry. The new SHRM Employee Benefits Survey […]


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Morrisons saves 16,000 jobs with McColl’s rescue deal

May 10, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

The supermarket chain will take on McColl’s 1,160 shops and its two pension schemes, which together have more than 2,000 members. It will also pay off McColl’s £170m debts. McColl’s went into administration on Monday (9 May), citing Covid-19 related […]


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Hotel owners claim employee lied about paying taxes

May 6, 2022

Via: HRD America

Hotel owners and operators were entitled to refunds for tax penalties since they proved that the employee they hired to handle their taxes was dishonest about paying the taxes and about filing the tax returns, a California court recently held. […]


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Talent Board Virtual Conference June 15-16 Focused on DEI and Creating and Sustaining an Inclusive Candidate Experience

May 4, 2022

Via: HR Vendor News

Talent Board (the CandEs), a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience through its annual recruiting and hiring industry benchmark research, today announced its upcoming virtual conference Creating and Sustaining an Inclusive Candidate Experience […]


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3 of 4 Age Discrimination Claims Rejected, 1 Survives

May 3, 2022

Via: SHRM

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted summary judgment on three of four claims of age discrimination brought by a former employee. While the individuals selected for four positions were an average of 30 years younger, […]


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Viewpoint: Top 10 Reasons Why Employees Sue Their Employers

May 2, 2022

Via: SHRM

Many employment lawsuits could be prevented if employers focused on certain aspects of their workplace environment and recognized employee warning signs. While not every employment-related lawsuit is avoidable, employers can reduce litigation risk by identifying and understanding these top reasons […]