Opinions/Blogs

Big Corporations Shouldn’t Get Tax Breaks to Create Jobs

Big Corporations Shouldn’t Get Tax Breaks to Create Jobs

By Jim Hightower — Governors and mayors insist that giving our tax dollars to corporations…

Confronting Sexual Misconduct – Got a Question About Work in the Wake of #MeToo? You’re Not Alone.

Confronting Sexual Misconduct – Got a Question About Work in the Wake of #MeToo? You’re Not Alone.

Got a Question About Work in the Wake of #MeToo? You’re Not Alone. By Ariana Tobin…

News

  • #SHRM18 Opportunities for SHRM-Certified Attendees
  • Early Impressions of SHRM's New California Micro-Credential
  • Fewer Than One-Third of Companies Ready for GDPR Deadline
  • More States Seek to Close Wage Gap with Salary Question Bans
  • Recertification Q&A: Recertifying Early
  • SHRM President and CEO: My HR Certification 'Aha!' Moment

Little-Known Green Card Program – Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work in a Chicken Plant?

Little-Known Green Card Program Exploited By Big Business – Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work in a Chicken Plant? By Michael Grabell, ProPublica – The first week Yongho Yeom worked on the chicken line at the House of Raeford poultry plant was like nothing he had ever imagined as a computer engineer in South Korea. Supervisors…

Little-Known Green Card Program – Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work in a Chicken Plant?

Oklahoma’s Top Court: Companies Can’t Set Own Rules For Injured Workers

By Michael Grabell ProPublica, Sept. 13, 2016 — A national campaign to rewrite state laws and allow businesses to decide how to care for their injured workers suffered a significant setback Sept. 13, 2016, when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that Oklahoma’s version of the law is unconstitutional. The 2013 legislation gave Oklahoma employers the ability…

Oklahoma’s Top Court: Companies Can’t Set Own Rules For Injured Workers

Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Cheat Their Workers

By Elizabeth C. Tippett, Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon — There are a lot of ways employers can manipulate your time using timekeeping software, some of which are legal and others highly questionable. If you work on an hourly basis, you may not have given much thought to what happens to your…

Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Cheat Their Workers

ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam

ManpowerGroup announced that it has become the first foreign-owned workforce solutions company to obtain the new Vietnamese Subleasing License. The new license is one of the most significant aspects of the new labour code adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam; providing, for the first time, a set of comprehensive guidelines for the provision of…

ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

By Nicolas Friederici, Researcher, Digital Economies, University of Oxford — With almost half the world’s population now online, attempts to spread the Internet continue unabated. Underlying this agenda is a rationale that the spread of the Internet leads directly to economic growth and development.  The likes of Facebook and Google offer data services for “free”, while satellites,…

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

Labor

Hundreds of Brazilian Workers Rescued at Least Twice From Slavery in Past 15 Years

Hundreds of Brazilian Workers Rescued at Least Twice From Slavery in Past 15 Years

BRASILIA (ILO News) – More than 35,000 people were rescued from slavery in Brazil over…

Little-Known Green Card Program – Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work in a Chicken Plant?

Little-Known Green Card Program – Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work in a Chicken Plant?

Little-Known Green Card Program Exploited By Big Business – Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work…

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents – Originally published by the…

Management

ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive

ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, or ACICS, has been under scrutiny for…

Final Overtime Rules Attacked By 21 States, Business Coalition Suing DOL

Final Overtime Rules Attacked By 21 States, Business Coalition Suing DOL

By Joy Waltemath and Pamela Wolf, J.D. — Nevada, joined by 20 other states, has filed a lawsuit in…

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