IBJ Podcast: Here’s how to keep the Great Resignation from hitting your company
Host Mason King talks with IBJ workplace columnists Garrett Mintz, founder of consulting firm Ambition in Motion, and Mandy Haskett, a leadership consultant at Carmel-based Advisa, about how companies can engage with workers in a way that encourages them to stay in their jobs.Read More
Lack of caregivers puts stress on parents, providers
Child care centers across the state are scrambling to find enough workers to meet demand and parents are struggling to find a child care provider with a vacancy.Read More
Workers are coming back downtown—but not all will be there full time
Some large downtown employers say they expect most or all of their workforce to return to the office full time. Others say they’re adopting hybrid models that offer employees the option to work remotely at least part of the time.Read More
Economists point to a range of factors that are likely keeping millions of former recipients of federal jobless aid from returning to the workforce. Many Americans in public-facing jobs still fear contracting COVID-19, for example. Some families lack child care.
Facebook has agreed to pay penalties over findings that the company’s hiring practices intentionally discriminated against Americans in favor of foreign workers, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
We asked the Fast 25 companies: What makes your company a good place to work? Their answers included some familiar themes as well as a few surprises.
The numbers are staggering: The child-care services industry is still down 126,700 workers—more than a 10 percent decline from pre-pandemic levels, Labor Department data shows.
At emergency rooms across central Indiana, “No Vacancy” signs are flashing on at unprecedented rates.
Busey Bank says it has lost more than $100 million in loans to a competitor because of “brazen and systematic poaching” of its employees.
The bill would lead to Juneteenth becoming the 12th federal holiday. It is expected to easily pass the House, which would send it to President Joe Biden for his signature.
A lack of chips, computer not tortilla, is wreaking havoc on the already beleaguered restaurant and bar industry.
Shaken by protests and social unrest in cities across the country in 2020, employers in particular ramped up diversity commitments within their organizations.
Companies are offering plenty of incentives to encourage their workers to get COVID vaccinations, but few, if any, are requiring the shots as a condition for coming back to work—or, in the case of new hires, for getting a job offer.
Local restaurant owners battling a nationwide labor shortage are using alternative recruiting techniques and financial incentives to try to staff a returning dinner rush.
Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said that a lot of gig workers are misclassified as contractors on Thursday, sending stocks of tech companies such as Uber, Lyft and DoorDash falling amid speculation about the future of the fraught business model.
Two lawsuits filed against Indianapolis strip clubs are putting a spotlight on an increasingly common question: When is an independent contractor really an employee?
Unlike many other states, Indiana has its fiscal house in order so this federal money is a rare opportunity for thoughtful new investment.
For Amazon, which has more than 950,000 workers in the United States and has fought hard against organizing attempts, a union loss could chill similar efforts around the company.
Researchers who have studied work-share programs—which have been implemented in 28 states—say thousands of Indiana workers have been unnecessarily laid off.
Entrepreneurs Bill Oesterle and Evan Hock last month launched MakeMyMove, a subsidiary of TMap.