As head of the Workforce Educational Organization's academic advisory committee, Susan Lambert is helping to shape its professional certification on scheduling and other workforce management matters to take into account employer and employee views.
To me, the WEO is a good example of an all-win approach. We need more business and professional organizations with this sort of inclusive vision.Read More
The history of the higher mass transit tax break goes back to 2009, when lawmakers approved an economic stimulus measure that allowed employees to reduce their taxable salaries by up to $230 a month to pay for mass transit expenses. Read More
Under the new rule finalized Dec. 21, cargo pilots are exempt from a sweeping overhaul of commercial airline pilot scheduling, where pilots would fly shorter shifts and be given longer rest periods, the FAA said in statement.Read More
While meal-period laws vary nationwide, California is among the states wrestling with how far employers should go in policing meal and rest breaks.
It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.Read More
For a smooth transition, work with a partner, know your goals and test software on old work orders.Read More
I admit that one night at a hotel is not a lot to go on. And I may be a picky guest. But I think my one-day stay at Mandalay Bay may contain a lesson in workforce planning for the Vegas resort and other companies wrestling with uneven business demand.Read More
One recruiter says that since incorporating online interviews she has cut spending from about $10,000 per search to roughly $500. Yet an employment lawyer advises clients to proceed with caution when using it.Read More
Bon Secours Virginia Health System has found that permitting employees to modify their schedules reduces their anxiety and stress.Read More