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Which Countries Have A Four-Day Work Week?

Countries are making moves to ease the stress of their employees and improve the productivity of the workplace by applying the four-day work week policy. ...

What Is Polyworking? Is It a Fad or New Standard?

The concept of polywork has gained popularity since the Covid-19 pandemic — what is polyworking, and how common is it or will it become as prevalent as hybrid working? ...

The LinkedIn DOL Agreement: $1.8 Million in Back Pay for Gender Pay Bias

Compensation - May 13, 2022

As per the DOL, LinkedIn, which is owned by Microsoft, paid their female employees significantly less than their male counterparts in the same departments. ...

Workplace Flexibility: Are Employers Flexible Enough to Accommodate Change?

In an HBR study that covered over 5,000 knowledge workers, 77% said that they would prefer a workplace which offers flexibility over a fancy corporate headquarters. ...

Good Workplace Habits to Uplevel Your Life

Evidence suggests that we are more likely to form good workplace habits when they connect with our sense of identity. ...

WFH vs WFO: Pros & Cons to Consider

The differences of WFH vs WFO are referred to as advantages or disadvantages by some; we refer to them as opportunities. We’ll explain the benefits of WFH vs WFO so...

NFTs as a Reward: Should We? Shouldn’t We?

Offering NFTs as a reward can help attract top talent who are well aware of the pros and cons of this technology. NFT rewards can thus be extremely rewarding for both the...

Gender Pay Gap Narrows Down Women to Men Wage Ratio in 2022

With the exception of sexual harassment in the workplace, gender pay gap remains one of the most debtable topics when it comes to men and women at work. ...

Fidelity’s Bitcoin 401(k) Makes the Labor Department Frown. Hard.

Employee Benefits - April 30, 2022

The Fidelity investment plan will allow investors to allocate as much as 20% of their savings to a Bitcoin 401(k). Meanwhile, the Department of Labor (DOL) has urged fina...

What Is a Stipend? How Do Stipends Work?

Compensation - April 26, 2022

In this short guide, we explain what a stipend is, who is qualified for one, and how it can help you further your profession, education or explore a new career path. ...

Cassone to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Employee Benefits - April 20, 2022

Cassone Leasing, Inc. to pay $85,000 and to provide other relief to settle a federal pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC. ...

Oregon Bereavement Leave Laws Explained

Employee Benefits - April 18, 2022

Oregon is the few states that requires employers to provide bereavement leave to their employees. Here’s a short guide on Oregon’s bereavement leave benefits. ...

Amazon’s Worker Chat App to Ban Words like ‘Union,’ ‘Diversity’ and ‘Pay Hike’

Workplace Culture - April 17, 2022

Amazon has blacklisted phrases like “union,” “restrooms,” “pay hike,” “slave,” and “plantation,” on its new wo...

How to Answer “What Is Your Expected Salary?”

Compensation - April 16, 2022

The way you respond “What is your expected salary?” may show to the hiring manager whether you are overqualified or underqualified for the job. ...

Yelp to Cover Travel Expenses for Employees Seeking Abortion Access

Workplace Culture - April 13, 2022

Starting next month, Yelp will cover the costs of airfare if an employee or a dependent needs to leave the state to get abortion access. ...

What To Consider Before Designing A Bereavement Leave Policy

Employee Benefits - April 12, 2022

Employers should include the bereavement policy in the handbook if they have one, or refer to our guide below to adhere to the state and federal rules and regulations bef...