Microsoft’s new Viva employee experience platform—an app in Microsoft Teams that functions as a one-stop-shop employee portal—has arrived. HR technology vendors now need to determine how they’ll co-exist with or compete against a major new player in the market.
Data show that the shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic has been largely successful in maintaining productivity, but most employers still believe that returning to the office is the best path forward for maintaining a strong organizational culture. But is that true?
In response to a White House directive, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently paused several of the prior administration’s proposed and pending rules.
The new People’s Republic of China (PRC) Civil Code took effect on Jan. 1, establishing important new principles on what constitutes sexual harassment and introducing potential liability for employers.
It seems the workplace can be better than a dating app for making a love connection. Over a third of employed Americans report they are currently involved or had previously been involved in a workplace romance, an increase from 27 percent last year, according to a new survey conducted Jan. 28-Feb. 1 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
A court in Germany ruled that employees can use a language other than German when communicating with a labor union, so long as translations are available.