Current issues of interest to employers are featured here, dealing with compliance, trends, and recent developments.
What Employees Expect in 2021
New research from IBM provides key insights for engaging your talent in the shadow of COVID.
LQG Waste Closure Requirements Have Changed
For generators of hazardous waste facilities in states where the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (HWGIR) has been adopted, closure requirements have changed. These states include South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and 28 others.
One-Third of Employees Feel Undervalued at Work
A new survey by Gloat found a third (34 percent) of all American workers—including 46 percent of Black employees and 38 percent of Latinx employees—feel that their company isn’t utilizing their full potential.
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.