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[HR Roundup] House passes Raise the Wage Act, using AI for video interviews + more HR news

Posted on Jul 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

As the dog days of summer wear on and the Supreme Court is done handing out verdicts about workplace concerns (and all other issues) for a few months, it may seem like workplace news would slow down. But as long as human beings work together, issues will arise and news stories will abound, even in July. Here’s your catch-up on what’s happened in the world of work this month:

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[HR Roundup] Job growth has slowed, the WHO recognizes burnout, Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement + more HR news

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM by John Duval

Q2 is coming to a close and summer is officially in full swing. As you reflect on the first half of the year, we’ve rounded up a few of the hottest headlines from June that could impact the rest of 2019 and beyond.

Here’s a recap of the top stories from this past month:

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[HR Roundup] Hiring is up, the U.S. House passes LGBTQ workplace protection bill + more HR news

Posted on May 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM by John Duval

As summer draws closer and temperatures rise, May’s roundup proves things are heating up for the HR industry, too.

The Department of Labor reports hiring is surging, and unemployment is dropping, while Robert Half says a significant chunk of job candidates are reneging on their offers (causing extra headaches for recruiting departments). And the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed two bills that could impact HR processes in the months ahead, though it’s uncertain how this legislation will fare in the Senate. Plus, CRM giant Salesforce pledges to train American workers on crucial tech skills.

To keep you current, here’s a quick breakdown of the biggest stories from May:

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[HR Roundup] LinkedIn’s Top 50 Companies, Employees are rushing benefits decisions + more HR news

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM by John Duval

As we kick off the second quarter and resurface after a strenuous tax season, HR leaders are looking ahead to new initiatives—and several emerging trends and insights could shape employers’ efforts for the remainder of the year.

From newly proposed protections for LGBTQ individuals and workers organizing against climate change to the DOL’s response to mental health concerns and employee confusion over benefits packages, a lot is happening in the world of human resources.

To help you stay up to date, here’s a recap of the top stories from April affecting HR departments across the country:

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[HR Roundup] New FLSA compliance tool, SCOTUS vacates pay history decision + more HR news

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 12:30:00 PM by John Duval

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