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Can the labor movement capitalize on its big wins from 2022?

  By Kristin Toussaint December 28, 2022 Strikes, walkouts, union wins, and even more workers organizing—the wave of labor action that gained momentum during the pandemic showed no signs of slowing down in 2022. In fact, it ramped up even more: The number of union election petitions filed with the National Labor Relations Board increased … Continue reading Can the labor movement capitalize on its big wins from 2022?

Anti ‘woke’ ESG policies are already costing taxpayers millions

  By Talib Visram December 28, 2022 In May, Mike Pence wrote a scathing op-ed against the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) movement in the Wall Street Journal. He railed against asset managers prioritizing investments in socially and environmentally responsible companies, saying the practice interferes with the free market and actively hurts fossil fuel companies. … Continue reading Anti ‘woke’ ESG policies are already costing taxpayers millions

5 résumé trends that will take hold in 2023—and how use them yourself

  By Donna Svei December 28, 2022 It’s easy to be frightened by headlines about mass layoffs and a potential recession. And many workers may be preparing themselves to look for a new job in the New Year.  One of the first questions job seeker’s ask themselves is, “Is my résumé good enough?” They may … Continue reading 5 résumé trends that will take hold in 2023—and how use them yourself

Workers at Blizzard support studio Proletariat aim to unionize

Blizzard intends to buy ‘Spellbreak’ studio Proletariat to speed up ‘WoW’ development   Kris Holt @krisholt It’s a busy spell for Blizzard, with Diablo Immortal, Overwatch 2 and mobile game Warcraft Arclight Rumble all arriving this year. The studio has another major release lined up in the form of World of Warcraft expansion Dragonflight, which … Continue reading Workers at Blizzard support studio Proletariat aim to unionize

3 simmering workplace controversies that will boil over into 2023

By Ryan Wong December 27, 2022 If you work in HR, 2022 has been a tale of extremes. It began with companies desperately trying to woo employees with perks and flexibility but about-faced, seemingly overnight, to staff reductions and austerity budgets. Still, that’s nothing compared to what’s coming. In 2023, I predict that we will … Continue reading 3 simmering workplace controversies that will boil over into 2023