A transgender woman could not establish employer liability for a co-worker’s threatening statements and conduct that the employer investigated but could not immediately…

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is ramping up its enforcement of federal contractors’ affirmative action programs. Speaking at the SHRM Annual…

​U.S. employers added a meager 235,000 new jobs in August, with hiring in business services leading the way, according to the latest employment report from the Bureau of…

Amendments that expand employment protections under the New York City Fair Chance Act—the city’s the ban-the-box law—recently took effect.

Employers are increasingly seeking employees with soft skills such as dependability, teamwork/collaboration, problem-solving and flexibility. That’s because while most…

Should an employee disclose previous depression struggles during a job interview? If I can’t afford a car and my company wants me back in the office, should I ask for a raise or to work remotely? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers HR questions each week for USA Today.


During the coronavirus pandemic, job seekers are less likely to go to an employer’s workplace for an in-person job interview. Many interviews will be done over videoconferencing platforms, which can be more nerve-racking—and revealing—than phone interviews, writes career columnist Martin Yate. This first meeting is when you make indelible first impressions.

A recent analysis of recruiters’ use of InMail, LinkedIn’s e-mail feature, to potential job candidates found that shorter, personalized messages get more attention.

​New weekly unemployment claims reversed course during the week ending July 17, as the labor market continues to recover from COVID-19 and its more recent Delta variant.