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Sheetz ends ‘smile policy’ that drove employee to quit

February 1, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Sheetz has discontinued a “smile policy” that drove a former employee of the convenience store chain to quit her job last month, Stephanie Doliveira, executive VP of people and culture at Sheetz, said Wednesday in an email to HR Dive. […]


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Tesco to cut 2,000 jobs in supermarket restructure

February 1, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

It said around 1,750 team manager posts across larger stores were at risk, with a new tier of lower-paid shift leader positions coming in to manage shop floors. Around 120 roles in head office and 70 in a call centre […]


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PayPal to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide

February 1, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

In an announcement to employees yesterday (31 January), the company’s president and CEO Dan Schulman said cuts to full-time employees would be made in the coming weeks, with “some organisations impacted more than others”. PayPal employs around 250 staff in […]


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Court strips California contractor of arbitration award

January 31, 2023

Via: HRD America

Under the Contractors State License Law, a limited liability company could be licensed through the qualification of a responsible managing employee (RME) and certain other individuals affiliated with the company. Its license would be automatically suspended if the RME disassociated […]


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California HR tech firm lays off hundreds of employees

January 31, 2023

Via: HRD America

Another California technology firm is reducing headcount ahead of an anticipated recession. Workday Inc. is cutting 3% (roughly 525 employees) of its global workforce, the company said in an email to staff on Tuesday. The majority of the Pleasanton, CA-based […]


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McDonald’s shareholders salty over ex-HR chief’s silence

January 31, 2023

Via: HRD America

McDonald’s former chief people officer had a responsibility to report to the company’s stakeholders the toxic work culture brought on by its former CEO, a judge ruled. Shareholders filed a lawsuit against the fast-food giant and its ex-HR chief David […]


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Report: Inflation, Labor Shortages Top HR Concerns in 2023

January 30, 2023

Via: SHRM

Finding good job candidates and keeping employees will be the key priorities for organizations in 2023, according to a report the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released Jan. 30. But the clash between the desire to offer competitive pay […]


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California car wash company appeals decision awarding damages to ex-employee

January 30, 2023

Via: HRD America

Under section 98.2(b) of California’s Labor Code, if an employer wants to appeal a Labor Commissioner’s decision to the superior court, which would hear the appeal from the beginning, the employer should post a bond. The case of Adanna Car […]


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4 Black History Month Activities for the Workplace

January 27, 2023

Via: Spark

If you’re looking for Black History Month activities for the workplace, ADP’s Black/African-American business resource group (BRG), Cultivate, has you covered. “We encourage leaders to celebrate Black History Month in ways that make sense for them and their organizations,” says […]


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Why employee benefits packages are likely to survive 2023’s budget cuts

January 27, 2023

Via: HR Dive

In 2023, compensation and benefits teams will face a crucial challenge: how to balance the need to offer competitive total rewards that attract and retain key talent with the reality presented by an economy in flux. This is reflected in […]


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University unions reject latest pay offer

January 27, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

Unions met yesterday (26 January) with the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA), and the body slightly increased its offer from between 4% and 7% to between 5% and 8%, saying this was “a full and final pay offer”. This […]


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The Top 5 DEI Workplace Trends for 2023

January 27, 2023

Via: Recruiting Headlines

Much has changed within the workplace over the last several years as companies have become increasingly dispersed, more dependent on ever-changing technology, and are adapting to new, dynamic work environments. Because of this, we will continue to see more trends […]


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Predictions for the HR Function in 2023

January 26, 2023

Via: HR Hero

As recent shake-ups to the HR function (like the COVID-19 pandemic) have demonstrated all too well, it’s impossible to predict the nature of the American workplace even a couple of years into the future. However, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t […]


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7 Career Tips for Introverted HR Pros

January 24, 2023

Via: SHRM

Research indicates that one-third to one-half of people identify as introverts—which generally means they draw their energy from being alone rather than in a group. That can be a challenge when you’re looking to advance your career in a profession […]


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Labor shortage, remote work boosted employment of people with disabilities

January 24, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Employment numbers for individuals with disabilities have not only recovered to pre-pandemic levels, but exceeded those benchmarks and even pre-Great Recession levels, according to a Jan. 23 report. That finding stands in stark contrast to employment numbers for individuals without […]


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5 trends that will shape HR in 2023

January 24, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Another year has passed for HR. If it felt like time flew by, perhaps that’s because HR professionals were busy, caught between the tail end of the Great Resignation and the belt tightening that marked 2022’s waning days — not […]


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Global Best In HR 2022

January 18, 2023

Via: HRD America

Throughout the year, our 30-strong Intelligence Unit researches a series of Special Reports – each showcasing the top-performing HR professionals and companies across a number of important categories. Over the past 12 months, 160,000 surveys have been completed across Asia, […]


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FTC proposes to ban non-compete clauses

January 17, 2023

Via: HRD America

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new rule that would ban employers from imposing non-compete clauses on their employees. A non-compete clause, as defined by the FTC, is a contractual term between an employer and a worker that […]


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Starbucks to set stricter RTO policy

January 13, 2023

Via: HRD America

Tension has been brewing at Starbucks headquarters over the Seattle-based company’s hybrid work policy. Apparently, corporate employees haven’t been following interim CEO Howard Schultz’ directive to come into the office one or two days a week, as evidenced by lack […]


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UKG lost, destroyed employee data, P.F. Chang’s alleges in lawsuit

January 10, 2023

Via: HR Dive

P.F. Chang’s sued HR services provider UKG last month, alleging the HR vendor breached a contract between the parties when it lost the restaurant chain’s employee data and information that had been stored as part of UKG’s UltiPro service — […]