North State SHRM News & Legal Updates
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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
The California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District recently upheld the construction industry’s collective bargaining agreement exemption from the Private… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-construction-paga-exemption.aspx
Labor force participation is falling, the skills gap is widening, and certain industries are struggling to recover post-pandemic. In this podcast, Michael Lotito, co-chair of Littler Workplace Policy Institute (WPI) and Shannon Meade, executive director of WPI, discuss the historic transformation of the American workforce and what needs to be done on a national level to address the challenges employers and employees are facing.
If you have read any business website or career publication lately, you have likely heard about “quiet quitting.” This ubiquitous hashtag that originated on TikTok features employees proudly touting their rejection of the hustle-culture mentality that blurs the lines between work and personal life. The online community quickly found its new cause to champion, and…
On June 7, 2022, Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the highly anticipated Responsible Financial Innovation Act (the bill), which sets out to create the first complete regulatory and bipartisan framework for digital assets. The bill is intended to establish some legal clarity for regulators and the industry and to protect consumers […]
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Nearly half of U.S. workers report inflation is making it difficult for them to pay for their benefits. During open enrollment, employers can help employees select the… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/benefits/pages/inflation-narrows-employees-choices-at-open-enrollment.aspx