About 4 years ago

02/15/2018 - To Fill Jobs In A Tight Labor Market, Employers May Need To Get Creative

To Fill Jobs In A Tight Labor Market, Employers May Need To Get Creative

– The Wall Street Journal

Employers, educators and policy makers are wrestling with the question of how best to transfer workers’ current skills into digital-ready skills and then rapidly prepare them for new opportunities. Answers are urgently needed.

U.S. Restaurant Workers Target Low Wages In Campaign Against Sexual Harassment

– Reuters

Restaurant workers in seven U.S. cities this week lobbied state and local lawmakers to combat sexual harassment in the restaurant industry by shifting from the $2.13 federal minimum wage for tipped employees to a higher “fair” wage. The strategy of tying higher wages with the #metoo movement is being led by the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC), which has long advocated for a national $15 an hour minimum wage.

Does Private Equity Really Beat The Stock Market?

– The Wall Street Journal

Most likely, yes, but it is really hard to measure and comes with big caveats.

Too Much Power To The People? A Food Safety Site Tests The Limits

– The New York Times

This is the era of internet-assisted consumer revenge, and as scorned customers in industries from dentistry to dog-walking have used digital platforms to broadcast their displeasure, the balance of power has tipped considerably in the buyer’s favor.