Tag Archives: Employees

California’s Supreme Court will decide if gig drivers should be considered employees

May 21, 2024 California’s Supreme Court will decide if gig drivers should be considered employees SEIU filed a lawsuit against Proposition 22, which classifies app-based drivers as independent contractors. BY Reuters California’s top state court on Tuesday will consider a labor union’s challenge to a ballot measure allowing app-based services such as Uber and Lyft to … Continue reading California’s Supreme Court will decide if gig drivers should be considered employees

Your employees are afraid to take PTO, but a third are playing hooky from work anyway

May 21, 2024 Your employees are afraid to take PTO, but a third are playing hooky from work anyway It’s not about company policy. It’s about company culture. BY Shalene Gupta Employees are struggling with burnout, but taking time off isn’t always that easy. For its latest report on out-of-office (OOO) culture, the Harris Poll surveyed … Continue reading Your employees are afraid to take PTO, but a third are playing hooky from work anyway

Sam Altman is ‘embarrassed’ that OpenAI threatened to revoke equity if exiting employees wouldn’t sign an NDA

Sam Altman is ‘embarrassed’ that OpenAI threatened to revoke equity if exiting employees wouldn’t sign an NDA The company says it has never enforced this provision and is changing the exit paperwork. cheyenne macdonald   Sun, May 19, 2024 REUTERS / Reuters OpenAI reportedly made exiting employees choose between keeping their vested equity and being … Continue reading Sam Altman is ‘embarrassed’ that OpenAI threatened to revoke equity if exiting employees wouldn’t sign an NDA

OpenAI scraps controversial nondisparagement agreement with employees

OpenAI scraps controversial nondisparagement agreement with employees Employees previously had to agree not to speak against the company if they didn’t want to lose their vested equity. mariella moon   Fri, May 24, 2024 OpenAI OpenAI will not enforce any nondisparagement agreement former employees had signed and will remove the language from its exit paperwork … Continue reading OpenAI scraps controversial nondisparagement agreement with employees

Why these 3 employees decided to go back to the office full time

May 07, 2024 Why these 3 employees decided to go back to the office full time The return to office debate often pits employees against bosses, but some workers are choosing to go back to the office. Here’s why. BY Lisa Rabasca Roepe As soon as the COVID-19 vaccine became available, some companies started mandating that … Continue reading Why these 3 employees decided to go back to the office full time

Your employees are freaking out over performance reviews. Here’s how to make them less stressful

May 07, 2024 Your employees are freaking out over performance reviews. Here’s how to make them less stressful Stress hormones spike in the weeks before a performance evaluation. This chief people officer says this doesn’t have to be the case. BY Livia Martini These days, performance reviews are getting a bad rap. They’re described as “awful,” … Continue reading Your employees are freaking out over performance reviews. Here’s how to make them less stressful

‘This is a huge part of why I stay’: Corporate employees turn to workplace volunteering

April 29, 2024 ‘This is a huge part of why I stay’: Corporate employees turn to workplace volunteering More than 60% of respondents reported increased participation last year in employee volunteer activities. BY Associated Press Michelle Barbin’s job does not always fill her bucket. Yes, she likes her nine-to-five helping improve consumer experiences at Blue Cross … Continue reading ‘This is a huge part of why I stay’: Corporate employees turn to workplace volunteering

Managers: You’re not a BFF or a therapist. This is how much you should know about your employees’ personal lives

April 25, 2024 Managers: You’re not a BFF or a therapist. This is how much you should know about your employees’ personal lives Managers have no business snooping around their workers’ privacy, which does not interfere with their willingness or ability to show an interest in their well-being, engagement, career satisfaction, morale, and performance. BY Tomas … Continue reading Managers: You’re not a BFF or a therapist. This is how much you should know about your employees’ personal lives

Moody’s designed a prototype office to engage hybrid employees. It’s changing how everyone works

 April 23, 2024 Moody’s designed a prototype office to engage hybrid employees. It’s changing how everyone works The financial services giant redesigned part of its New York office to fit the new way people work. BY Nate Berg Like many companies, the global financial services firm Moody’s has been looking at its office design a little … Continue reading Moody’s designed a prototype office to engage hybrid employees. It’s changing how everyone works

How to protect your employees from medical debt

April 19, 2024 How to protect your employees from medical debt It takes more than just having health insurance to prevent the leading cause of bankruptcy. This healthcare expert details two underutilized ways to fight back. BY Michael Waterbury Employers have long understood the value of protecting the physical and financial well-being of their team. That’s … Continue reading How to protect your employees from medical debt