States reported that 222,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 12, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous week’s revised level and… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-november-17-unemployment.aspx

As unions have made a comeback in recent years and the pandemic has reset workers’ priorities, some companies have fought organizing efforts. But many business leaders… https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/all-things-work/pages/a-beneficial-union.aspx

U.S. employers added 261,000 new jobs in October, upending economists’ predictions of a much lower number, according to the latest employment report from the U.S. Bureau… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/bls-hr-jobs-unemployment-november-2022.aspx

Employers no longer have the upper hand in hiring, writes longtime HR professional Eileen Kilgore. They can’t afford to frustrate the job candidates they need to hire…. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/viewpoint-nine-ways-employers-turn-off-talent.aspx

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a proposed rule to clarify who is an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/dol-proposed-rule-independent-contractors.aspx

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For many employers, the solution to closing the skills gap may lie in partnering with community and technical colleges to run workforce development programs that tie… https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/all-things-work/pages/employers-partner-with-community-colleges-.aspx

​States reported that 213,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Sept. 10, marking a fifth straight week of declines. The number of… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/sept-15-unemployment-claims.aspx

As organized labor gains clout in U.S. workplaces, HR can partner with unions to harness the potential of the workforce, boosting productivity, safety and training. https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/fall2022/pages/companies-partner-with-unions.aspx