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12/15/2017 - Millennial Employees Aren’t The Problem. The Transformed Workplace Is.

Millennial Employees Aren’t The Problem. The Transformed Workplace Is.

– Huffington Post                              

The modern workplace in many industries is no longer a traditional brick-and-mortar company owned and operated by a single employer. Instead, different job functions are accounted for by layers of temp workers, contractors and subcontractors. As a result, the employment relationship has “fissured” apart.

Wal-Mart Will Allow Workers To Have Early Access To Pay

– Bloomberg

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., working with two financial-technology startups, will allow its 1.5 million-strong U.S. workforce to draw on their salary ahead of payday — or squirrel some of it away for a rainy day. The world’s biggest retailer has unveiled financial-planning tools designed by Even Responsible Finance Inc. and PayActiv Inc., a move that lets its employees access earned wages ahead of scheduled paychecks and avoid bounced checks or payday lenders.

Sexual Harassment Cases Show The Ineffectiveness Of Going To H.R.

– The New York Times

Workers increasingly may turn to third party groups and/or the government agencies rather then their own HR departments to resolve sexual harrassment complaints if this perception takes hold – “H.R.’s client is the company, which means that H.R. is supposed to protect the company’s interests,” says a discrimination attorney in this New York Times piece.

Inside China’s Vast New Experiment In Social Ranking

– Wired

America invented the three-digit credit score. Now companies in China are taking the idea to the extreme, using big data to track and rank what you do – your purchases and consumer activity, your pastimes, your mistakes.