Staffing Management

Did the NLRB Do More Harm Than Good By Permitting Teaching and Research Assistants to Organize?

It is academically and politically interesting, and worth your time to read even if your business doesn’t involve academia.

Last week, in Trustees of Columbia University , the National Labor Relations Board upended decades of precedent by holding that federal labor law covers graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, and graduate research assistants. This case has received widespread national coverage (such as here and here). It is academically and politically interesting, and worth your time to read even if your business…

5MM: Monster of a Deal; India’s Infrastructure

In this edition of '5 Minutes of Management,' Workforce editors Rick Bell and Frank Kalman discuss job boards and India's talent pool.

In the latest edition of 5 Minutes of Management, Workforce editors Rick Bell and Frank Kalman assess the future of job boards in the wake of staffing giant Randstad’s acquisition of former job board giant Monster Worldwide. Rick and Frank also take a look at India’s ambitious plans to partner with several corporate giants in order to upgrade the nation’s…

EEOC Offers Guidance for Youth@Work

If the EEOC is using its time and resources to build this site, you better believe it is taking youth employment issues seriously.

Do you employ minors? If so, you should be aware of the wage-and-hour laws for child labor. The Department of Labor, however, isn’t the only federal agency taking a look at your under-18 employees. Recently, the EEOC launched an entire portal devoted to the issue. The microsite, titled Youth@Work, is the agency’s education and outreach campaign to promote equal employment…

There’s Skill Involved in Solving the Skill Gap

Bridging the skills gap and addressing chronic underemployment can have an exponentially positive effect on workers, businesses and the communities we serve.

Bridging the skills gap and addressing chronic underemployment can have an exponentially positive effect on workers, businesses and the communities we serve.