For both employers and applicants, the job market is a tough gig

For applicants, the interviewing can seem endless. For employers, the pool of workers is small and the future may feel uncertain.
Many employers and job seekers feel a bit powerless in the current environment.
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What do all the layoffs mean in a supposedly "good" economy?

Jan 26, 2024
In the last few days, Microsoft, eBay and Salesforce have joined the list of companies that have made layoff announcements this month.
eBay announced plans to lay off an estimated 9% of their workforce.
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Booster shots may get a boost from employers

Aug 19, 2021
The boosters are recommended eight months after the second dose, and will be available starting Sept. 20.
A man gets vaccinated, per request of his employer, in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Aug. 14, 2021 as parts of the country reinstate indoor mask mandate amid COVID-19 surge.
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What are employers doing for workers amid the increased stress of COVID-19?

Nov 13, 2020
Some companies are giving workers extra time off, including more mental health days.
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For workers with DACA status, Supreme Court ruling means fewer worries about job security

Jun 19, 2020
DACA recipients still have to renew their work authorization every two years.
If the Trump administration tries to eliminate DACA again, it’ll introduce more uncertainty into the employer-employee relationship.
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How will we know when it's safe to go back to work? Workers and employers want to know.

May 11, 2020
Right now, OSHA doesn’t have a blanket legal standard for protecting workers from infectious diseases.
The medical definition of what's safe has been changing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The big problem for small business? Finding qualified people to hire

Nov 12, 2019
One in four small businesses is having a hard time recruiting, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
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Health care costs expected to rise for employers

Jun 20, 2019
A PwC survey found American companies will spend 6% more in 2020.
A doctor takes a patient's blood pressure in Dorchester, Maryland.
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Undocumented workers in Wyoming struggle to get workers' comp

Apr 8, 2019
Wyoming is the state with the most dangerous workplaces.
Attorney Steven Dwyer said more undocumented workers are seeking his help with cases related to workers' compensation for on-the-job injuries, including one worker who is $17,000 in debt from medical bills incurred after he fell off a roof.
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