Trends in digitization, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) have raised questions about the future of work for years, but the coronavirus pandemic has brought new urgency to the need to reskill and upskill employees.Read More
The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) are currently scrambling to negotiate their future relationship once the Brexit transition period ends next month. Soon, officials will have no choice but to reach a trade deal or move ahead with a “no deal” Brexit on Jan. 1, 2021.Read More
California voters have passed a state statute that will exempt gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft from a state law that would force them to treat their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.Read More
On Oct. 26, the US Senate voted 52-48 to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Her appointment fills the vacancy left by late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and cements a conservative majority on the court. Much of the discussion surrounding Judge Barrett’s confirmation process has focused on issues like abortion rights and healthcare, but there are also implications for the workplace in cases related to employment matters.Read More
The fallout from the pandemic has made HR tech a priority, as companies search for quick and compliant solutions to current HR challenges. With 69% of US businesses anticipating that they will switch or increase their HR tech within the next two years, according to the 2020 HR Technology Pulse Survey, it is clear that HR tech is an investment that many companies are getting behind.
With Election Day right around the corner in the US, we decided to break down the platforms of President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to investigate how their policies might impact the workplace. Their platforms on topics such as minimum wage, healthcare, paid leave and more have the power to directly influence the decisions you must make as HR leaders. We hope this overview will help you prepare and monitor for potential updates to employment regulations.Read More
When the coronavirus pandemic began wreaking havoc on global economies, many countries enacted furlough schemes that allowed companies to retain their employees and protect jobs, even as they experienced business losses.Read More
Throughout the pandemic, working parents have faced new challenges.Read More