-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.
Do Companies Really Suffer By Offering Paid Parental Leave? These Economists Believe They’ve Found An Answer.
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.
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.