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HR Benefit Industry News

Increased investment in HR tech, long COVID-19 classified as a disability and more


According to the Biden Administration, “long COVID-19” could qualify as a disability. Individualized assessment would be needed to determine who is eligible under the Americans with Disabilities Act.


A new Monster survey found that 95% of workers were considering a job change, and burnout was the most often cited reason. Flexibility may enable companies to retain or attract employees, including time off and remote work options.


Small businesses in clean energy industries have been struggling with worker shortages. Leaders, business owners and advocates are appealing to Congress for help developing talent and keeping workers’ skill on top of swiftly evolving technology.

Professional Development:

Here are some tips on how to deal with burnout.


Workforce volatility spiked in Q2, and at the state level, there is a correlation between low vaccination rates and high employment volatility.


As the workplace evolves, funding for HR technology has increased exponentially. This year has already seen more investment dollars than all of 2020. In-demand technologies are those that streamline processes for a fluid or remote workforce.


California gaming company Activision Blizzard is being sued by the Department of Fair Employment and House for systemic discrimination. Legal action involving discrimination and pay equity is likely to increase as federal legislation in these areas strengthens.