About 7 months ago

01/13/2020 - New Labor Dept. Rule Clarifies ‘Joint Employer’ Standard

-The Washington Post
The Labor Department issued a final rule Sunday that clarifies when a worker is employed by more than one company, an issue that affects franchise businesses such as McDonald’s and firms that have outsourced services such as cleaning and maintenance.
 
– MarketWatch
A team of international researchers looked at the effects of paid parental leave policies at companies in Denmark, a country that’s long had policies mandating time off for new parents.
– Forbes
In evaluating talent, employers are relying less and less on the perceived value of a college degree, and more on candidates’ skills and abilities to actually do the work. The piece of paper we’re used to no longer signals whether someone will be a good employee.
 
– The New York Times
Hotel workers who depend on tips for their income have suffered income losses due to the popularity of gig economy apps, according to an op-ed in The New York Times.