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

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that actionable claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend beyond “ultimate employment… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/court-report-5th-circuit-ultimate-employment-decisions.aspx

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard a case centered on lateral job transfers, but the case could impact other employment policies and practices, especially the… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/supreme-court-lateral-transfers-diversity.aspx