May 26, 2022

Unemployment Claims Fall and Signal Labor Market Still Strong
Economy Contracted at 1.5% Annual Clip in First Quarter, Revised GDP Shows
Apple to Increase Pay as Inflation Bites
Monkeypox—Do Employers Need to Worry?
U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Updated Family and Medical Leave Act Guidance on Mental Health, Job-Protected Leave for Workers, Employers
What Employers Should Consider When Using Video Interviewing and Similar Automated Hiring Tools
Fourth Circuit Affirms Ruling in Favor of Employer in USERRA Case
Private Employer May Terminate Employee for Racially Insensitive Social Media Post
Remote Work Is Important to Employees
Majority of Current Job Seekers Say They Lack Skills Needed to Access Good Jobs
Nearly Half of U.S. Employees Forced to Self-Train Due to Lack of Knowledge Transfer From Retiring Employees

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