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Employers wary of "immunity" tests for workers

U.S. employers have cooled to the idea of testing workers for possible immunity to the coronavirus as they prepare to reopen factories and other workplaces......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

U.S. employers wary of coronavirus "immunity" tests as they move to reopen

U.S. employers have cooled to the idea of testing workers for possible immunity to the coronavirus as they prepare to reopen factories and other workplaces......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

Cuomo orders employers to provide essential workers with masks

New York City is in danger of running out of swabs for Covid-19 tests and should only test ho… patients, the city health department said in a memo to health care providers over the weekend. “As the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 15th, 2020

Low Unemployment Rate Leads to Less Testing for Marijuana Use

As the U.S. unemployment rate continues to fall, employers looking for new workers have been quietly dropping drug tests for marijuana usage......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 6th, 2018

Retail workers tested positive for drugs at the highest rate last year, Quest study shows

Retail had highest rate of positive drug tests in 2017 as more employers waive screening in the tight labor market. He.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 19th, 2018

U.S. job growth jumps; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent

U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite a darkening outlook that has left the Federal Reserve wary about more interest rate hikes this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

U.S. job gains largest in 11 months; unemployment rate rises

U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite an uncertain outlook that has left the Federal Reserve wary about more interest rate hikes this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

Editorial: Help needed from MBTA, employers to fix commuting

The MBTA needs to cut the price of T passes to attract hybrid workers who commute into the city just 3-4 days a week. Meanwhile, employers need to stop offering free parking......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2024

Job seekers want quick action from employers. It’s changing the game for hiring managers.

Companies are still facing stiff competition for workers even as the labor market has softened compared to the challenges hiring managers faced during the height of the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2024

The T’s a mess. Traffic’s terrible. How are employers getting workers to the office?

There aren’t m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2024

Cost of work visas surges, upping the ante for multitude of California"s small businesses

Experts said the visa fee hikes could make a difference in some employers' efforts to recruit foreign workers. Experts said the visa fee hikes could make a difference in some employers' efforts to recruit foreign workers......»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 9th, 2024

: How much does racial inequity at work cost employers? The answer: Billions

Some 42% of Black workers said there were instances when they felt they were treated differently on the job because of their race or ethnicity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2021

Think your workers are coming back to the office? Not if they can"t find child care.

A staffing crisis is hitting the child care industry, and that's going to make it a lot harder for employers to insist their workers return from home-based settings to the office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2021

Here are three trends Jax-based CSI Companies is seeing in the First Coast Labor market

Here are three trends Jax-based CSI Companies has seen, and what their implications are for the future of employers and workers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2021

Companies suffer when workers are disengaged, but employers and investors need consistent standards to benchmark and drive change

Some 50% of workers in America reported feeling disengaged even before the pandemic. Companies need to invest in their workforce, but also ne.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 14th, 2021

Top economist Mohamed El-Erian warns of a jobless recovery - and recommends investors ride the liquidity wave

Allianz's chief economic advisor suggested workers might lack the skills employers want, and predicted stimulus would fuel an "everything rally." Mohamed El-Erian. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Mohamed El-Erian warned the US econom.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 11th, 2021

Column: Employers, governors push myth that unemployment checks keep lazy workers home

Evidence mounts that some employers can't find workers because they're jerks.Evidence mounts that some employers can't find workers because they're jerks......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 8th, 2021

: Montana offers $1,200 to get people back to work — but are extra unemployment benefits really keeping Americans out of the labor force?

'Montana is open for business again, but I hear from too many employers throughout our state who can’t find workers,' said Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte, a Republican......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2021

As COVID-19 wanes, employers are accelerating the use of robots. Where does that leave workers?

Pandemic brought home to managers the high cost of unforeseen disruptions, so they are turning more to automation.Pandemic brought home to managers the high cost of unforeseen disruptions, so they are turning more to automation......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 5th, 2021

In the wake of COVID, employers are accelerating the use of robots. Where does that leave workers?

Pandemic brought home to managers the high cost of unforeseen disruptions, so they are turning more to automation.Pandemic brought home to managers the high cost of unforeseen disruptions, so they are turning more to automation......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 4th, 2021

Column: Employers say lavish unemployment checks make it hard to hire workers. Don"t believe it

Restaurants say people are refusing to work because unemployment benefits are so good. You should be skeptical.Restaurants say people are refusing to work because unemployment benefits are so good. You should be skeptical......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 4th, 2021