August 2, 2021

Manufacturing Activity Advanced in July
Chicago Business Barometer Rose in July
Consumer Sentiment Falls in July as Inflation Expectations Hit 13-Year High
More Job Ads Disclose Wages as Employers Grow Desperate
Walmart to Require Masks for Some Retail Workers, Vaccinations for Corporate Staff
Navigating ADA Requests for Exemptions From Public Health Mandates
How to Calculate the Correct Overtime Rate for Hourly Employees That Earn Bonuses, Commissions, Etc.
New York Employers Must Adopt Airborne Infectious Disease Prevention Plans by Aug. 5
Cannabis Is Legal in Illinois: Workplace Drug Policies and Remote Employees
Rhode Island Enacts Comprehensive Pay Equity Law
Majority of Workers Have Health Concerns About Returning to the Office
Companies Pay New Workers Higher Wages, and Current Employees Ask, ‘What About Us?’

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