Current issues of interest to employers are featured here, dealing with compliance, trends, and recent developments.
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.
Labor Statistics for October 2022
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% in October. Read on for more statistics.
Quiet Firing Trend
Expert advice on Quiet Firing: what employers need to know before engaging in this trending form of ‘discipline’
Political views in the workplace
SHRM study reveals 20 percent of workers mistreated due to political views, and other research results.
September labor statistics
Unemployment rate edges down to 3.5% in September, in this summary of the numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OSHA & severe violators
OSHA has significantly expanded the Severe Violator Enforcement Program. Here are some FAQs for employers.
Employers are focused on decreasing health care costs while increasing affordability.
Mental Health Crisis
Two recent surveys found that while employer-sponsored health plan spending on mental health services is increasing, employees wish that their employer was doing even more to help the state of their mental health.