There Were 20 Major Work Stoppages in 2018, The Most Since 2007

In 2018, there were 20 major work stoppages involving 485,000 workers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

The number of major work stoppages beginning in 2018 was the
highest since 2007 (21 major work stoppages). The number of workers involved
was the highest since 1986 (533,000…

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Majority of Workers Negotiated Pay with Last Job Offer, Robert Half Finds

Today’s job seekers are confident in their bargaining power, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half.

More than half of professionals surveyed (55 percent) tried
to negotiate a higher salary with their last employment offer,
a 16-point jump from a similar&nbsp…

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Have Skipped Work the Day After a Major Sports Event

Employee absenteeism after major sports events like the Super Bowl is on the rise, suggests new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam.

More than half of professionals (54 percent) know someone
who’s called in sick or made an excuse for skipping work following a big game.

That’s up from…

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More Companies Are Offering Health and Wellness Programs

More companies are offering health and wellness programs this year than ever before, according to a study by staffing firm OfficeTeam.

In a recent survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, two-thirds
of HR managers (66%) reported their organization has expanded their health and
wellness offerings in the past five years…

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Most Workers Consider Health and Wellness Offerings When Choosing a Job

Workers are looking to their employers for some help in meeting their health and wellness goals, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests.

Seventy-three percent of professionals surveyed said a
company’s health and wellness offerings influence their decision to work there.

Employees place the greatest weight on wellness…

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