Category: Workforce

Industry, Workforce

Companies should utilize real-time compensation data to ensure equal pay

June 16, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are often thought to be an issue that can be solved by intuition by some segment of the HR team. However, in reality, it needs to come from a data-driven approach that encompasses the […]

Industry, Policy, State & Local, Workforce

Ohio names longtime IT deputy Katrina Flory as statewide CIO

June 10, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Ohio officials announced Thursday that Katrina Flory, who’s been the state’s deputy chief information officer since 2011, will be the new statewide CIO, following the resignation earlier this month of Ervan Rodgers. In a letter to state employees that was […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure, Workforce

Equipment manufacturers virtually meet with Buttigieg to discuss American Jobs Plan

June 9, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

More than two dozen equipment manufacturing executives and representatives of American Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) staff met with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Monday to discuss President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan to invest in American infrastructure. Buttigieg spoke to the […]

Industry, Workforce

Even vaccinated California workers may have to keep masks on

June 3, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

California is set to fully reopen in less than two weeks and do away with virtually all mask and social distancing requirements for vaccinated people, but those who regulate workplaces in the state aren’t ready to go that far and […]

Industry, Workforce

IT’s silent career killer: Age discrimination

June 2, 2021

Via: CIO

Recent reports that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found technology company Intel had discriminated against eight older workers during mass layoffs in 2015 have shed light on a topic that often remains in the dark: age discrimination against […]

Federal, Industry, Policy, Workforce

Senate Democrats Call on Attorney General to Restore Immigration Judges Union

May 26, 2021

Via: Government Executive

The Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to reverse course on efforts by the Trump administration to bust a union of immigration judges and severely restrict what those judges can say publicly. […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure, Workforce

Reversing Trump, Buttigieg reinstates local hiring program

May 19, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday reinstated an Obama-era pilot program that aims to aid minority and disadvantaged people by ensuring local hiring for public works construction projects, reversing a decision by the Trump administration. Buttigieg made the announcement after […]

Industry, Workforce

Time for federal employees to return to the office, congressman says

May 18, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

A top Republican on the House Oversight and Reform Committee is calling on federal employees to return to their offices, after the pandemic forced much of the workforce to telework for the last 15 months. “I write today to urge […]

Industry, Workforce

Biden encourages businesses to take advantage of the employee retention credit. Here’s what you need to know

May 12, 2021


Over the last year, lawmakers have passed many tax breaks for businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the Biden administration is encouraging the hardest-hit businesses to take advantage of one especially large tax break, the employee retention credit. The […]

Federal, Industry, Policy, Workforce

Chamber of Commerce seeks end to enhanced US jobless aid

May 7, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work. The […]