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Should Women Always Wear High Heels In The Workplace?

Featured - June 07, 2019

A 17th-century law in Massachusetts, which was later introduced into the British parliament, placed penalties on women who lured men into marriage using high heeled shoes...

CEO Turnover Rate Has Hit a Record High

Featured - May 28, 2019

According to a new study by Strategy&, the consulting arm of PwC, CEO turnovers reached 17.5 percent last year, the highest since the inception of the survey in 2000....

Forced to Smile at Work? Fake Smiling at Work May Lead to Heavier Drinking, Study Finds

Featured - April 30, 2019

A group of researchers at Penn State University at Buffalo conducted a study on the drinking habits of people in the service industry and found that workers who are force...

Employees Don’t Trust Anti-Retaliation Statutes

Featured - April 27, 2019

Corporate compliance officers already know that violation of anti-retaliation statues is an unjustifiable risk. The magnitude of this significant problem is outlined in E...

Overtime: What Proposed DOL Overtime Exemption Could Mean For Employers?

Featured - April 25, 2019

Raises the salary threshold from $455 per week ($23,660 per year) to $679 per week ($35,308 per year). The 2019 rule is expected to affect the exempt status of more than ...

Vienna Tops Mercer’s 21st Quality of Living Ranking

Featured - April 22, 2019

The Austrian capital tops the list for the tenth running year. Western Europe takes eight of the 10 highest-ranking positions on Mercer’s new safety ranking with Luxemb...

Amazon is Hiring 3,000 Work-From-Home Workers in 18 States

Featured - March 16, 2019

Amazon revealed plans to hire 3,000 remote workers in 18 states earlier this month. On the March 4th, the company posted a job listing for customer service associates, wh...

Workplace Restrooms To Be Based On Gender Expression In New York

Featured - February 25, 2019

A newly approved gender nondiscrimination law in New York will change the way employees in the state select restrooms starting Monday, February 25. Signed into law by the...

The 9-To-5 Workday Might Need to Change Due to “Night Owls,” Study Finds

Featured - February 18, 2019

The 9-to-5 workday is generally accepted despite being originated in the 1800s by American labor unions. However, the eight-hour workday which seems to be a normal schedu...

Walmart is now paying truck drivers $90,000 in addition to new benefits

Featured - January 30, 2019

Walmart will be raising the salaries of truck drivers to an average of $87,500 a year, starting from February. The raise is coming amid the nationwide shortage of truck d...

Apple Lays-Off 200 Titan Project Employees

Featured - January 28, 2019

Apple has dismissed not less than 200 of its employees working on the Titan Project. People familiar with the matter told CNBC that the company this week laid-off workers...

UPS Settles EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit for $4.9 Million

Featured - January 15, 2019

United Parcel Service has agreed to pay $4.9 million over claims that it discriminated against male workers and job applicants who wore beards or long hair because of the...

Manufacturers Fix America’s Skills Gap by Turning to Schools

Featured - January 12, 2019

The “skills gap” in America is reaching epidemic proportions. According to a recent study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, the U.S. manufacturing skills g...

Employees Speak Out Against Facebook’s ‘Hunger Games’ Employee Review Process

Featured - January 10, 2019

Grades aren’t everything! But apparently, employees at Facebook would disagree with this sentiment. According to a CNBC report published on Tuesday, former Facebook emp...

Study Finds 58% of Tech Professionals Feel Like Frauds

Featured - January 09, 2019

Developers run the world. They are among the most accomplished and respected professionals, and yet half of them feel their successes are undeserved. According to a new i...

Boston named ‘Best City to Find a Job’

Featured - January 08, 2019

Your chances of getting employment may be directly affected by where you live. That’s what a recent study by Movinga suggests, anyway. Using data from Organization for ...