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A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision from last year that made it more difficult for employers to discipline workers who act inappropriately while engaging in union activity was criticized at a recent House subcommittee hearing.

Walmart is introducing annual bonuses of up to $1,000 for 700,000 hourly workers in its latest effort to boost employee retention and well-being.

As we head into summer while still adapting to evolving work environments, some managers are grappling with the question: Can employees work remotely during the summer to provide childcare?

Uncertainty surrounds the Federal Trade Commission’s new rule banning most noncompete agreements. In a SHRM webcast, a legal expert advises U.S. employers to hold off on making any changes.

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Being Transgender in an Election Year

Transgender employees have historically experienced discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The upcoming election season could exacerbate those challenges, creating a more uncivil environment for this group of workers.


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