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Most US firms ‘just going through the motions’ on inclusion

Diversity and inclusion policies must be part of business strategy and deeply embedded if they are to be effective, finds Josh Bersin study.

Vaccinations: What are the challenges for global employers?

19 Feb 2021

With vaccination approaches and availability differing between countries, what part can global organisations play in encouraging uptake and countering misinformation?

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Google to pay $3.8m for discriminating against thousands

2 Feb 2021

The US Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Google to resolve allegations of systemic gender and race discrimination.

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Biden to boost migrant worker visa rights

22 Jan 2021

Changes to rules concerning H-1B visas could increase numbers of foreign specialists while safeguarding US wages.

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Pinterest pays $22.5m to settle former COO’s gender discrimination claim

15 Dec 2020

Pinterest has agreed to pay $22.5m (£16.9m) to settle a gender discrimination and retaliation case brought by its former chief...

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Private sector pay optimism grows for 2021

3 Dec 2020

Private sector workers are set to receive average pay rises of 2.4% in 2021, up from an average of 2.2%...

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Disney to axe 32,000 jobs as theme parks reel from Covid

26 Nov 2020

The company had already announced 28,000 job cuts in September as its theme parks and cruises reel from the pandemic.

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US immigration: How Biden’s election affects global mobility

20 Nov 2020

Global mobility has been stymied under Donald Trump but the new Biden administration is planning a return to a more talent-friendly approach.

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California votes to preserve Uber and Lyft drivers’ gig status

9 Nov 2020

In a less commented upon US ballot, California last week voted to exempt Uber and Lyft drivers from being classified as employees.

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Supermarket workers at heightened risk of Covid-19 infection

30 Oct 2020

Essential workers in supermarkets are at a much higher risk of coronavirus infection than the general population, with those in...

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First female chief executive for a Wall St bank chosen

11 Sep 2020

Citigroup has named Scotland-born Jane Fraser as its new chief executive.

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‘Love contracts’? Managing personal relationships at work

10 Sep 2020

While the coronavirus lockdown may have cooled some simmering office romances over recent months, it’s well known that many personal...

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Overseas candidates looking for UK jobs shows sharp increase

9 Sep 2020

Searches by overseas workers for UK jobs have reached their highest level since December 2018, according to job site Indeed....

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JP Morgan

Global bank to make working from home permanent

25 Aug 2020

JPMorgan Chase will introduce rotational working model with large proportion of staff able to work from home on a regular basis.

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Uber and Lyft granted reprieve in California employment row

19 Aug 2020

Gig economy firms continue to fight legislation forcing them to treat their drivers as employees.

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