The planned exchange is a new service designed to take the place of America’s Job Bank, the U.S. Labor Department’s free online job site that is set to expire on June 30.Read More
If this is a recession, it is the mildest one the U.S. economy has experienced in 55 years, and 2008 will more likely be a year of subpar growth, according to a new economic forecast.Read More
The state’s Rate Bureau proposed a 4.4 percent average decrease this month after three years of higher rates. Improved workplace safety and lower claims costs are the two main reasons for the proposed rate cut, the bureau says.Read More
Patricia Gatling, head of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, testifies she’s optimistic that agencies will ramp up the numbers of minority executives in their ranks.Read More
Despite market conditions, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs are introducing new programs to recruit women who have left the workforce for extended periods.Read More
In an essay based on their new book, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim and his co-authors, Laurie Bassi and Dan McMurrer, say workplaces must be at once caring, exacting, and stirring in the emerging "Worthiness Era."
The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Little Rock, Arkansas, alleged that Accenture submitted, or caused to be submitted, false claims for payment under numerous contracts with federal agencies for information technology services.Read More
My company doesn’t have an official flexible schedule policy, which means some departments are able to work flex hours whereas other departments do not (including my department: human resources). How could I approach my vice president of HR and request that the benefits of flexible scheduling be considered?
Through its Essential New York Initiative, the group works with employers, universities and government officials to bring jobs back to the region.Read More