If approved, Oklahoma would become the second state to adopt an alternative workers comp system. Texas has operated a similar opt-out system since 1913.
As companies warm up to Apple's voice-controlled assistant, apps are appearing on iTunes, and rival software from Google and Microsoft are in the works.
The iPhone 4S voice-activated assistant can make calls, schedule appointments and a lot more.
Job board giant CareerBuilder listed some of the most unusual interview experiences based on an online survey of more than 3,000 employers.Read More
To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines employment for veterans returning from war with a focus on the 1940s and the aftermath of World War II. Next month, we look at the 1950s and the generational workforce. Read More
Testimony during the hearing showcased an employer's confusion over some of the act's rules.Read More
A California judge ruled the workers, who are suing the warehouse and staffing provider, would likely be able to prove the firing was retaliatory.
How does it happen that brilliant leaders act so mindlessly and how do you prevent their self-initiated destruction and the damage they leave behind? Telling leaders the rules and explaining applicable laws is not enough.Read More
About 40 percent of New York workers had access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan in 2009, compared with the national average of 53 percent, according to the report by the New School's Bernard Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis. Read More
Under automatic enrollment, employees who don't respond to participation notices are enrolled automatically in a plan unless they notify their employers that they want to opt out.Read More