The U.S. Supreme Court recently declined to hear a reverse discrimination and retaliation case brought by two white police officers who opposed a diversity initiative. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/supreme-court-reverse-discrimination-case.aspx

Employee referrals attract employees who tend to stick around and are better workers, writes Jessica Miller-Merrell in her new SHRM-published book, Digitizing Talent…. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/how-to-create-an-employee-referral-program.aspx

​States reported that 245,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending April 15, an increase of 5,000 from last week’s revised level. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-april-20-unemployment.aspx

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Job openings plummeted by 632,000 in February to 9.9 million, but still outnumber available workers as the labor market remains tight, according to the monthly JOLTS… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jolts-job-openings-quits-turnover-apr-2023.aspx

Close to 20 percent of all Americans are Close to 20 percent of all Americans are “neurodivergent,” a term encompassing a range of natural brain variations in people… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/behavioral-competencies/global-and-cultural-effectiveness/pages/how-to-optimize-job-descriptions-for-neurodivergent-job-seekers.aspx

U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) top attorney, Solicitor Seema Nanda, has criticized states that are seeking to remove child worker protections, saying the states are… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/states-loosening-child-worker-protections.aspx

U.S. employers added 311,000 new jobs in February, a little above expectations, and the unemployment rate increased to 3.6 percent, according to the latest employment… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/bls-hr-jobs-unemployment-march-2023.aspx

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Employers are likely to see a shift in enforcement by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) with a bigger budget, potentially new leadership and… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/eeoc-enforcement-priorities.aspx