Current issues of interest to employers are featured here, dealing with compliance, trends, and recent developments.
An Analysis of Post-Pandemic Mask Wearing
As Americans start to see the light at the end of the tunnel on COVID, employers may want to consider normalizing mask-wearing when their workers start feeling sick in the future, according to one workplace authority.
One-Quarter of Employees Plan to Leave After Pandemic
One in four U.S. employees plan to leave their employer as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, according to research.
Responsibility, Diversity, and Flexibility are Top 2021 Priorities
Collective responsibility, diversity, and flexibility are the top priorities for US organizations in 2021, Mercer study shows.
CDC Guidance on Workplace COVID Testing & Consent
The CDC has issued guidance on the elements of consent and recommended disclosures for employee decision-making on whether to participate in workplace-based COVID-19 testing.
Health Benefit Strategies for 2021
A recent employer survey discovers common health benefit strategies for 2021.
Employee Retention Credit for 2021
The IRS has urged employers to take advantage of the newly-extended Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which makes it easier for businesses that have chosen to keep their employees on the payroll despite challenges posed by COVID-19.
Survey Reveals Optimism for 2021 Hiring
The long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on hiring and career development is just coming to the surface and will affect the way employers hire and train candidates for the near future.
Employees Want More Value From Their Benefits
Roughly half of U.S. employees want more help from their employers to save for retirement, balance their work and life issues, and get the most value from their employee benefits, according to research.
Four HR Trends in 2021
Sabrina Williams, Chief Inclusion Officer at Curriculum Associates, predicts there are four top HR trends that will unfold in 2021 as a result of the many changes in 2020.
Survey Reveals Remote Work Has Quadrupled
In September, law firm Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, issued a survey to their clients attempting to gauge how companies are managing their remote workforces and to identify key trends.
Employees Split on Employer Vaccine Mandates
As the United States starts rolling out the coronavirus vaccine, 49 percent of working Americans believe employers should require COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace, according to a recent survey.