October 16, 2023

New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Drops
Consumer Sentiment Drops Sharply in October to Lowest Level Since May
A Recession Is No Longer the Consensus
Retailers’ Seasonal Hiring Plans Signal a Cooling Labor Market
PNC Financial Begins Job Cuts
Unfair Labor Practices Charge Filings Up 10%, Union Petitions Up 3% in Fiscal Year 2023
Seventh Circuit: Employer May Place Conditions on Paying for Noncompensable Off-the-Clock Work
California Governor Signs Law to Slowly Raise Health Care Workers’ Minimum Wage to $25 Per Hour
New York City Safe and Sick Time Rules Amended
Hiring and Wage and Hour Law in New Hampshire
Companies to Increase Levels of Pay Communication
New Mental Health at Work Report Finds Employees Prefer Company Culture Change Over Self-Care Apps

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