Employment Law

The NAACP's Missouri Travel Advisory Has Reportedly Caused St. Louis To Lose Business

You may remember that the NAACP recently issued a travel advisory, cautioning black people about traveling to Missouri.<p>Rod Chapel, head of Missouri's …

Diversity

Why Google doesn’t need to care about employees’ free speech

Gender equality advocates largely applauded Google’s decision Monday to fire a software engineer who wrote a memo suggesting women were biologically less suited to coding jobs. But some, including many conservatives, saw the decision as something else: a politically motivated firing that raised …

Politics

'People look at us as cleaners': care workers feel stretched and undervalued

New book gives insight into experiences of the homecare sector’s mostly female and working-class workforce and calls for changes to labour law<p>“My ex-husband fixes cars, and I fix people. Like lots of men he says: ‘I couldn’t do the job you are doing’, but I couldn’t be a car mechanic. So why should …

Social Work

Committee hearings on changes to Ontario's employment law end

Meagan GillmoreBeth Bedore wants to own a pair of shoes without holes.If she earned more money, that's one of the first things she would buy. Bedore …

Canadian News

On the Job: What is a non-compete agreement?

<i>This column is written and sponsored by Alan Lescht & Associates, PC, an employment litigation firm in Washington, DC, that handles cases involving</i> …

Washington D.C.

Company Employment: The Dos & Don’ts Of Interview Questions

With changes to employment law and so much advice about applicant screening, a small business can face challenges. Questions once legitimate and even …

Employment

Intern plan is just a pathway to poverty

With its recent announcement to establish 10,000 internships in the retail sector, the Turnbull government has made its intentions clear – it has no …

Australian News

Racing stables challenging employment law finding

Ballydoyle Racing Stables are attending the Labour Court today to challenge a finding of employment law breaches by the Workplace Relations …

News (Ireland)

Can you talk about your mental health to your boss?

<b>When web developer Madalyn Parker took time off work to focus on her mental health, the supportive response of her CEO won much praise.</b><p>But not everyone can count on their employers' understanding and many people feel unable to be open at work about their mental health.<p>The BBC asked for your …

Mental Health

Taylor Review: pragmatism must prevail

Brhmie Balaram offers 3 points to keep in mind as we work to ensure a level playing field for both workers and businesses while also serving the …

Gig Economy

Government national insurance u-turn still leaves some self-employed paying more

Tax experts and the self-employed have called for clarity on a quirk of the tax system which means contractors hired by public sector organisations can be taxed as employees without being granted full employment rights.<p>Something as basic as having a company ID badge could mean an outside contractor …

National Insurance

Taylor review: Six major report recommendations for changing employment law with the rise of the gig economy

The government should introduce new laws for a new world of work. That's the recommendation of the Taylor Review, a long-anticipated report into the …

Gig Economy

To keep our labour market flexible, employment law must keep up with the times

The UK’s employment rate has been a standout success story of recent years, and currently sits at a record high of just under 75 per cent.<p>The …

Labor Economics

Minimum wage push for gig economy workers

<b>A government review into the rapidly changing world of work is to demand a radical overhaul of employment law and new guarantees on the minimum wage.</b><p>The review is set to call for a new category of worker called a "dependent contractor".<p>Those workers - likely to cover riders for firms like Deliveroo …

21st Century

Deliveroo Calls For Employment Law Overhaul

<i>The Telegraph</i> reveals Deliveroo is calling on the government to overhaul employment laws to allow it to offer staff some of the benefits usually …

Advertising Industry

On the Job: Do I have a right to my paycheck?

<i>This column is written and sponsored by Alan Lescht & Associates, PC, an employment litigation firm in Washington, DC, that handles cases involving</i> …

Washington D.C.

Pam Loch: Adult ADHD symptoms need careful handling

Viewers of BBC Horizon may have seen comedian Rory Bremner’s programme exploring the science behind a medical condition which he suspects he has – …

ADHD

Brighter Future? Beyond 9 to 5 | Is this the Brighter Future? | RNZ

<b>Clatter up a set of stairs in a low-rise, boxy building on the corner of Tory Street in Wellington, and you'll find BizDojo.</b><p>None of the people …

New Zealand News

Uber Employees Aren’t The Only Ones Vulnerable To Discrimination

Uber has a discrimination problem, and it’s not just the one you might be thinking of.<p>Many of us read Susan Fowler’s account of her experience as an …

Uber

How Employment Law Affects Your Airfare

The skies are safe. That was the message Australia’s aviation chief conveyed to lawmakers during recent government hearings. Jason Harfield was being questioned about recent changes to the country’s visa system: changes that some worry may reduce air safety.<p>Those changes cut the types of jobs …

Opinion

Why it’s so hard to say no to your boss — even if you’re director of the FBI

Comey’s testimony about Trump revealed an employee-boss relationship familiar to some.<p>When fired FBI Director James Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, one question he had to answer was: Why didn’t you stand up to Donald Trump? Here’s what Comey said when asked why …

James Comey

The Trump Administration Just Did McDonald's And Uber A Big Favor

The Secretary of Labor just made life easier for fast food giants and on-demand apps.<p>The Trump administration has withdrawn Obama-era legal interpretations that said millions of American workers, from McDonalds cooks to Uber drivers, should be treated as employees of the corporations they work …

Business

Public servants have a right to actually work ... perhaps

Imagine you are a cook. You just landed your dream job as a personal chef. You arrive at your employer's home ready to impress but receive a message …

Workplace Bullying

'Boosting the economy from the bottom up': Why minimum wage hikes are a good thing

'If you boost minimum wages you are boosting the economy from the bottom up,' economist argues<p>Critics of Ontario's recently announced move to raise …

Economy

In The Rink Or At The Office, Workplace Safety Is Always The Priority

As the NHL playoffs are in full swing, most of the talk in Canada is about the Ottawa Senators' surprising run to the Conference Finals. However, in …

Canadian News

Workers have few rights in the ‘gig economy’. Only Labour will change this

Tory and Lib Dem claims to care about employment rights ring hollow when you look at their track records. But Labour has concrete plans to help workers<p>Few aspects of employment have generated more buzz recently than the “gig economy”. This sector is characterised by companies cloaking themselves in …

21st Century

Ivanka’s Maternity Leave Plan Is A Cruel Joke

A Republican president proposing paid leave, as Trump does in his budget, should be welcome news. It isn't.<p>At the urging of his daughter, Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump made sure to include a provision for six weeks of paid parental leave in the budget plan his administration released Tuesday.<p>…

News (U.S.)

Here Are 10 Skills Every HR Manager Needs to Succeed at Work

You wanted a job in Human Resources because you like people. Got it. But, liking people is not enough. There are many skills every HR manager needs …

Human Resources

Nasscom issues a statement saying that TCS and Infosys only get 8.8 percent of total H-1B visas

Indian IT industry's apex body has said that the two top companies - TCS and Infosys - got only 8.8 percent of H-1B visas for placement of workers in …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

Finance firms are trying to use Brexit to cut back on holiday pay and discrimination protection

UK finance firms want to use Brexit as an opportunity to roll back employment law protections for British workers, a new survey has found.<p>More than …

Brexit