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HR Benefit Industry News

Vaccine mandates in the workplace, dramatic shifts in HR policies and procedures and more


The Biden administration requiring some private employers mandate COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing has many employers hesitating, for fear of losing employees in a hot job market. However, vaccine mandates in the workplace don’t seem to be creating turnover.


With workers leaving their jobs in the trend known as the Great Resignation, remaining workers are feeling the strain. Compounding workload puts these employees at risk of burnout and increases the chances that they may follow their ex-co-workers out the door.


After almost two years of unprecedented global instability, the Talent Screening Trends 2021 survey found that policies and procedures in HR, talent acquisition, compliance and recruitment have undergone dramatic shifts.


Here’s the case for a shorter work week.


One pandemic trend that appears to be here to stay is the virtual interview. There are multiple benefits to utilizing technology in this part of the hiring process, including simplification and a shorter time to hire.


The DOL is bringing a lawsuit against a company for firing an employee who tried to warn his co-workers about a potential COVID-19 hazard. The employee is protected by the OSH Act and OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program.


The U.S. department of Labor’s proposed new rule would remove barriers to retirement plan fiduciaries’ ability to consider climate change and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors when selecting investments and exercising shareholder rights.