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California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) adopted emergency temporary standards on COVID-19 prevention in the workforce, effective as of November 30, 2020, following approval by the Office of Administrative Law. These temporary standards require most Californian employers to implement a written COVID-19 prevention program meeting certain criteria. While many employers have already followed […]
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How can employers attract and retain Generation Z members at a time when COVID-19 restrictions can play havoc with a company’s corporate environment and give potential employees limited insight into what a company is really like? Here are 10 of the most compelling qualities that can help employers attract—and keep—Generation Z employees.
More women in leadership roles. Benefits that cater to a more diverse range of needs. A demand for diversity, equity and inclusion consultants. Those are among business leaders’ DE&I expectations for 2021.
States reported that 965,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Jan. 9, against a backdrop of elevated coronavirus caseloads, renewed business restrictions and surging layoffs. That’s an increase of 181,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits rose to 5.2 million. More than 18 million people are receiving some type of unemployment aid. Economists expect a l
Many small IT firms that let their office leases expire and switched to remote work are looking at new ways to enrich their employees’ work experience—usually over Zoom and Slack and often without the help of an HR manager.
Taking on “side hustles”—second jobs to make money alongside one’s main job—was a growing trend before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the labor market. Since then, data shows that the unstable economy has led more workers to hold multiple jobs to increase financial security.
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