States reported that 205,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Dec. 16, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-december-21-unemployment.aspx

The U.S. Supreme Court and federal agencies altered employment law in 2023, prompting HR professionals to review and revise their handbooks. The U.S. Supreme Court, in… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/supreme-court-nlrb-changes-2023.aspx

Global mobility was overwhelmingly the most popular theme among the most-read global HR articles on SHRM Online in 2023. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/global-hr/pages/global-mobility-pay-transparency-2023.aspx

The Biden administration in 2024 intends to release its delayed plan to increase immigration fees, update the H-2A and H-2B seasonal worker programs, and initiate the… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/immigration-fees-final-rule-expected-april-2024.aspx

A trial court erred in dismissing an employee’s age bias claim before trial, a California appeals court recently ruled. Evidence showed he was demoted. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/age-discrimination-california.aspx

States reported that 202,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Dec. 9, a decrease of 19,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-december-14-unemployment.aspx

Employers are posting far fewer remote-only jobs than they did during the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts say that while remote work was beneficial at that point in time,… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/remote-only-hiring-continues-to-drop-7-factors-driving-the-trend.aspx

The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce advanced four bills on job training and union rights for workers. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/house-committee-advances-bills.aspx

Employers added a few more jobs than expected in November, according to latest employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). A total of 199,000 new… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/bls-hr-jobs-unemployment-dec-2023.aspx

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female Supreme Court justice, died Dec. 1 at the age of 93. She occupied a powerful role on the court in a number of employment law cases,… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/o-connor-made-her-mark-in-decisions-affecting-workers-and-women.aspx