Current issues of interest to employers are featured here, dealing with compliance, trends, and recent developments.
2023 employee wellbeing
Mental health and managing stress are key trends in employee wellbeing for 2023, according to new research.
Reporting injury/fatality to OSHA
When must employers inform OSHA about a workplace injury or fatality? Here's a concise summary of employer obligations.
Nursing / Pregnant Protections
New federal protections for nursing and pregnant workers under the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act and The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act have been signed into law.
December 2022 Labor Stats
Here are the labor statistics form December of 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Reshaping performance management
Employers are reshaping performance management and pay programs (and need to), according to research.
November 2022 Labor Stats
Unemployment rate unchanged in November 2022 at 3.7%. Read the BLS summary here.
Best Public High School 2023
This NC school was named the Best Public High School in America for 2023, and has a branch in Morganton!
Benefit plan changes
Forty percent of employers changed benefit plans during the pandemic, according to this research.
Employee retention on a budget
HR professionals face the difficult challenge of attracting talent and keeping top workers with little money to spend on the problems that are driving turnover. In this article, SHRM offers tips for employee retention on a budget.
Lawful use of cannabis
Lawful use of cannabis in North Carolina's workplaces is examined in this article with expert guidance.
What employees value in 2022
Mercer survey reveals 3 out of 4 US employees are significantly financially stressed, and more in this article.