Labor

HMS Host Employees Complain to Starbucks About Understaffing

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:51pm

Yesterday, HMS Host workers at Starbucks locations at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport escalated a campaign to address understaffing by contacting Starbucks Corporation.

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  • Yesterday, HMS Host workers at Starbucks locations at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport escalated a campaign to address understaffing by contacting Starbucks Corporation.
  • The understaffing complaints come as air traffic and sales have returned from the pandemic downturn.
  • I hope the Starbucks corporation pushes HMS Host to staff up the way they should.
  • HMS Host and Starbucks back in February touted their partnership in airports to transform the travelers coffee shop experience.

Inspira Health Appoints Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as Chief Human Resources Officer

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 7:07pm

Inspira Health today announced the appointment of Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, to Chief Human Resources Officer, effective August 9.

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  • Inspira Health today announced the appointment of Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, to Chief Human Resources Officer, effective August 9.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210611005444/en/
    Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Inspira Health's Chief Human Resources Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    McMenamin has more than three decades of experience in human resources, including 28 years in the health care industry, most recently serving as Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President of Human Resources for Saint Barnabas Medical Center, part of RWJBarnabas Health, since 2019.
  • As Chief Human Resources Officer, McMenamin will support Inspiras growth strategy under the leadership of Amy Mansue, President & CEO of Inspira Health.
  • She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and Tri-State Society for Human Resources Management.

Media Advisory - Wine Rack Workers are Holding Solidarity Rally at Church and Wellesley

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 3:58pm

TORONTO, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wine Rack workers will be holding a rally in front of the Wine Rack location at Church and Wellesley (77 Wellesley St E, Toronto) on Saturday, June 12th from 1 pm to 3 pm.

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  • TORONTO, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wine Rack workers will be holding a rally in front of the Wine Rack location at Church and Wellesley (77 Wellesley St E, Toronto) on Saturday, June 12th from 1 pm to 3 pm.
  • The workers are unionized with SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2.
  • Multiple community leaders and members have voiced their support for the Wine Rack workers strike and .
  • Wine Rack is owned by teachers and educators via the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan.

Gold Fields' South Deep Gold Mine and the NUM and UASA Reach Three-year Wage Agreement

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:17pm

WESTONARIA, South Africa, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields' South Deep Gold Mine and the NUM and UASA trade unions have concluded a three-year wage agreement for the period 1 March 2021 to 28 February 2024.

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  • WESTONARIA, South Africa, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields' South Deep Gold Mine and the NUM and UASA trade unions have concluded a three-year wage agreement for the period 1 March 2021 to 28 February 2024.
  • The parties believe that the agreement is in the best interest of employees and the mine's long-term sustainability.
  • Miners, Artisans and Officials will receive a wage increase of 6% in year 1, and 6% or CPI (whichever is the greater) in years 2 and 3.
  • "We wish to commend all parties involved (the NUM, UASA and the Gold Fields South Deep management team) for the constructive and harmonious spirit in which wage negotiations were undertaken.

Historic Fix to New York’s Part-time Unemployment System a Win for Workers; Boosts New York’s Economic Recovery by Encouraging Return to Work

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:17am

This historic reform is a meaningful step for New York economic recovery and for the 600,000 workers who currently receive part-time unemployment benefits.

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  • This historic reform is a meaningful step for New York economic recovery and for the 600,000 workers who currently receive part-time unemployment benefits.
  • Making critical updates to New York States antiquated Partial Unemployment Insurance system is a huge win for working families across our state.
  • For far too long, New Yorks unemployment insurance benefits wrongfully penalized claimants seeking part-time work, said AssemblymemberAl Stirpe, the bills Assembly sponsor.
  • These workers and countless others will now be able to return to work part-time without losing their entire unemployment benefit.

Highlights - Adequate minimum wages - consideration of amendments - 15.06.2021 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:03pm

This is especially relevant having in mind that some studies show that while women constitute 48% of employees at the EU, they make up 59% of minimum wage earners.

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  • This is especially relevant having in mind that some studies show that while women constitute 48% of employees at the EU, they make up 59% of minimum wage earners.
  • In fact, the majority of minimum wage earners in Europe are women.
  • Women are too one of the main sub-minimum wage earners as well are young workers, workers with lower education, or rural workers with dependent children.
  • This is key in some sectors that have proved to be essential during the COVID19 pandemic.

2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers Lists Attorneys Barry, Decof

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:43pm

Now, the firm has been met with acclaim yet again: Attorneys Patrick C. Barry and Mark B. Decof have been named to 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers .

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  • Now, the firm has been met with acclaim yet again: Attorneys Patrick C. Barry and Mark B. Decof have been named to 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers .
  • Lawdragon takes the curation of its Lawdragon 500 lists very seriously, devoting several months to intense research, journalistic interviews, peer and client nominations, and peer review.
  • Attorney Decof has had the honor of being listed in three consecutive editions of Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, and Attorney Barry has been listed in two consecutive editions.
  • "These lawyers stand up against the worst, seeking justice and providing hope," Lawdragon said of the 2021 listees.

Netchex Develops ARPA-NetCOBRA Service Package for American Rescue Plan Act Compliance

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

COVINGTON, La., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This week Netchex a payroll and HR technology companyannounced temporary changes to its NetCOBRA service under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

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  • COVINGTON, La., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This week Netchex a payroll and HR technology companyannounced temporary changes to its NetCOBRA service under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
  • Through collaboration from Netchex's Cobra administration and Development team, Netchex has worked to adapt their current COBRA package to align with current ARPA legislation.
  • The new service package will save clients' time by not having to manage changes in-house, as well keep clients in compliance with the ARPA.
  • Founded in 2003, Netchex has become one of the industry's fastest-growing payroll and HR service providers.

Small and Mid-size Businesses Face Economic Recovery Challenges

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

Some economists say that the U.S. economy is experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage and particularly impacting small and mid-size businesses as they work toward their recovery.

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  • Some economists say that the U.S. economy is experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage and particularly impacting small and mid-size businesses as they work toward their recovery.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210610005574/en/
    Labor shortage is impacting business travel and Tom Desmond experienced this firsthand while traveling.
  • Small to mid-size businesses are affected by the lack of workers, yet can recover more quickly with strategic business planning.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    New England Consulting Partners (NECP) Managing Partner, Tom Desmond is concerned about small and middle-market companies.

Upwork and Economic Innovation Group to Co-Host Remote Work Event Series Exploring Post-COVID Trends

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), the worlds work marketplace, and the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) announced today that they will co-host a three-part virtual event series exploring the long-term economic, policy, and geographic impacts of remote work.

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  • Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), the worlds work marketplace, and the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) announced today that they will co-host a three-part virtual event series exploring the long-term economic, policy, and geographic impacts of remote work.
  • The series, titled Rise of Remote: Exploring Trends in Remote Work Post-COVID , will kick off June 16, 2021.
  • This timely series will explore how emerging labor market trends could reshape the economy and redefine economic development in the years to come.
  • The conference series will bring together thought leaders, journalists, and subject matter experts to highlight innovative research and data-driven policy solutions to explore the power of remote work.