Home » Posts tagged with » labor
Staffing hours worked rise 25% year over year despite dip over week: SIA

Staffing hours worked rise 25% year over year despite dip over week: SIA

Staffing hours worked during the week ended Sept. 11 rose 25% year over year, but fell 1% compared to the previous week, according to the latest SIA | Bullhorn Staffing Indicator, released today by Staffing Industry Analysts. Professional staffing hours worked were down week over week, probably due to Labor Day holiday. Week ending Sept. […]

Cal/OSHA Encourages Following New Guidance On Face Masks Indoors

Comments Off on Cal/OSHA Encourages Following New Guidance On Face Masks Indoors
Cal/OSHA Encourages Following New Guidance On Face Masks Indoors

Aug. 25, 2021 — In addition to the requirements of the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) and as a best practice, CalOSHA encourages employers and workers to follow the recent update from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recommending that all individuals wear face coverings while indoors regardless of vaccination status. CDPH recently […]

Continue reading …

Week ended Sept. 11 jobless claims rise as Covid wave hits

Comments Off on Week ended Sept. 11 jobless claims rise as Covid wave hits
Week ended Sept. 11 jobless claims rise as Covid wave hits

September 16, 2021 — Week ended Sept. 11 jobless claims rose  20,000 to a total of 332,000, following a pandemic low in the prior week, a sign that rising Covid-19 infections are harming economy, the US Department of Labor reports. Applications for unemployment benefits had been steadily decreasing as a number of states cut jobless […]

Continue reading …

Millions Fell Through the Unemployment Benefits Safety Net On Labor Day

Comments Off on Millions Fell Through the Unemployment Benefits Safety Net On Labor Day
Millions Fell Through the Unemployment Benefits Safety Net On Labor Day

By Kevin Vazquez | Sep 15, 2021 | —  Last week, on Labor Day, an estimated 8.9 million workers and their families lost federal unemployment benefits, and nearly three million more had their weekly checks reduced by $300 per week. The Biden administration, despite the entreaties of many workers, activists, labor unions, and other organizations, […]

Continue reading …

First COVID Related Remote Work ADA Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By EEOC

Comments Off on First COVID Related Remote Work ADA Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By EEOC
First COVID Related Remote Work ADA Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, has filed a remote work ADA discrimination lawsuit in what has been called a first-of-its-kind case that could decide businesses’ obligation to allow employees to work from home as a disability accommodation. ISS Facility Services, Inc., a Denmark-based workplace experience and facility management company with U.S. headquarters in […]

Continue reading …

Google illegally underpaid thousands of temps in at least 16 nations

Comments Off on Google illegally underpaid thousands of temps in at least 16 nations
Google illegally underpaid thousands of temps in at least 16 nations

Google illegally underpaid thousands of temp workers in at least 16 countries, attempted to cover up the problem and delayed fixing the problem for more than two years, according to reports in the The Guardian and The New York Times. Despite the fact much of Google’s violations of labor laws took place in the UK, […]

Continue reading …

Nurse Shortage Becomes A Crisis, Pandemic Pressures Pushing Profession To Brink

Comments Off on Nurse Shortage Becomes A Crisis, Pandemic Pressures Pushing Profession To Brink
Nurse Shortage Becomes A Crisis, Pandemic Pressures Pushing Profession To Brink

The twin pressures of the nurse shortage and COVID-19 pandemic are pressing the nursing profession to the brink of collapse with calls for national emergency declaration, strikes and state committing big bucks to bring in more medical help. Last week (Sept. 1, 2021) he American Nurses Association called on the US Department of Health and […]

Continue reading …

10 Charts on the State of U.S. Workers on the 2nd Pandemic Labor Day

Comments Off on 10 Charts on the State of U.S. Workers on the 2nd Pandemic Labor Day
10 Charts on the State of U.S. Workers on the 2nd Pandemic Labor Day

As we mark the second Labor Day under the pandemic, Americans at the top of the income ladder are seeing their fortunes balloon as working families continue to struggle. Frontline workers are reeling from rising infection risks and tensions over mask and vaccine mandates. The unemployed, who are disproportionately workers of color, are facing the […]

Continue reading …

5 Facts About Black Women In The Labor Force

Comments Off on 5 Facts About Black Women In The Labor Force
5 Facts About Black Women In The Labor Force

By Mathilde Roux • August 3, 2021, US Dept. of Labor Blog — Black women are an integral part of the American labor force but have long faced a pay gap due to longstanding inequities in education and the labor market. In addition, they have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and are over-represented in […]

Continue reading …

Texas Climate Jobs Program Combats Climate Change And Inequality

Comments Off on Texas Climate Jobs Program Combats Climate Change And Inequality
Texas Climate Jobs Program Combats Climate Change And Inequality

A new report from researchers at Cornell University’s ILR School Worker Institute set out a series of recommendations on how Texas can combat the twin crisis of climate change and economic inequality through a “climate jobs” initiative. The authors of the report say the recommendations can be tested at the city and county level then […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 11123Next ›Last »