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Pandemic creating difficult situations for employers
By Orrin Schwarz
Nov 20, 2020 8:32 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has created some tricky situations for employers to navigate, perhaps none more difficult than the politics of the pandemic itself.
You deserve a work-life balance, even if you're child-free in a pandemic
Karla L. Miller
Nov 15, 2020 6:10 AM
As readers following this saga over the past few weeks have already observed, this is less about parent-versus-nonparent conflict and more about a lack of clear guidance on priorities at your workplace.
Pandemic firings lead to wave of bias claims from parents
Nov 14, 2020 6:25 AM
Parents who've lost their jobs during the pandemic are driving a surge of litigation, alleging their employers discriminated against them for taking care of their kids when schools closed.
Mothers are being driven out of the workforce in droves
Amy Joyce and Ellen McCarthy
Nov 8, 2020 6:26 AM
Societal forces are proving to be as crushing as economic ones. Despite what girls of the '80s and '90s were promised, women in 2020 are still expected to shoulder a majority of household duties, including taking care of children and aging parents. Without day cares and in-person education, what was previously an untenable situation has become impossible.
In a pandemic, every day is bring-your-child-to-work day
Sarah Green Carmichael
Nov 7, 2020 6:22 AM
Today, when so many parents are working from home alongside kids who are schooling from home, every day is bring-your-child-to-work day. And "novelty" no longer describes it.
Analysis: Uber's ballot victory doesn't fix gig economy's big problem
Nov 7, 2020 6:20 AM
It may be tempting for Uber and Lyft to rest easy after the win, but that isn't going to work. The current state of affairs -- one where gig workers do not have much of a safety net -- isn't sustainable.
Paylocity revenue up 7% in quarter
Nov 6, 2020 2:33 PM
Scaumburg-based Paylocity Holding Corp., a provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, said revenue grew 7% in its fiscal year first quarter.
Worker resents having to pick up slack for working moms and dads
Karla L. Miller
Nov 1, 2020 6:00 AM
Child-free workers can't serve indefinitely as backup levees for our nation's fragile support systems. Stretching the same salary over more hours isn't technically a pay cut, but it certainly feels like one.
India's engineers have thrived in Silicon Valley. So has its caste system.
Nov 1, 2020 6:24 AM
The legacy of discrimination from the Indian caste system is rarely discussed as a factor in Silicon Valley's persistent diversity problems. But eEngineers and advocates say that companies don't understand caste bias and have not explicitly prohibited caste-based discrimination.
The risks and rewards of the covid career makeover
Oct 25, 2020 9:53 AM
As Americans grasp for stable jobs, online training programs are flourishing. But what are the odds of success?
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