Employees

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.
How to Deal With a Quitter
The Grind

How to Deal With a Quitter

It can be disheartening when someone quits your company, the one you built and believe in. Here is how to handle it with grace.
Adina Grigore
First, It Was College Tuition for His Employees' Kids. Now, This CEO Launches Program to Foot the Bill for Employees' Weddings.
Employee Morale

First, It Was College Tuition for His Employees' Kids. Now, This CEO Launches Program to Foot the Bill for Employees' Weddings.

Chieh Huang, the CEO of Boxed Wholesale, says it 'just felt right to extend this benefit to all our valued employees.'
Catherine Clifford
The Open-Office Concept Is Dead
Open Offfices

The Open-Office Concept Is Dead

Meet its replacement.
Laura Entis
Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit
Lawsuits

Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit

In the new deal, attorneys for drivers calculated that Lyft drivers could have recovered $156 million had they been classified as employees.
How This Franchisee Is Giving Hope -- and Jobs -- to the Disabled Community
Franchisees

How This Franchisee Is Giving Hope -- and Jobs -- to the Disabled Community

Disabled people make great employees. That's why this Tim Hortons owner keeps hiring them.
Uber to Offer Union Representation to New York City Drivers
Uber

Uber to Offer Union Representation to New York City Drivers

The company will join with the International Association of Machinists to launch an independent guild to represent drivers in the city.
If Uber Drivers Are Employees, They're Owed $730 Million More, Say U.S. Court Papers
Court Cases

If Uber Drivers Are Employees, They're Owed $730 Million More, Say U.S. Court Papers

The figures had been redacted in the original settlement deal proposed last month, but a San Francisco federal judge ordered them unsealed.
9 Leadership Initiatives To Ramp Up Team Engagement
Leadership

9 Leadership Initiatives To Ramp Up Team Engagement

Achieve new levels of market penetration and profitability through these principles of engagement.
Martin Zwilling
6 Ways HR Leaders Can Help Humanize the Organization
Human Resources

6 Ways HR Leaders Can Help Humanize the Organization

Remember, employees are your most valuable resource. Here's how to get the most out of a happy and productive workforce.
Meghan M. Biro
We Gave Millennials a Bad Name. It's Time We Look in the Mirror and Dispose of the Myths.
Millennials

We Gave Millennials a Bad Name. It's Time We Look in the Mirror and Dispose of the Myths.

"A lot of behavior that is criticized in young professionals can be directly traced to the behavior of the people managing them."
Yarden Tadmor
Police Say Apple Employee Found in Conference Room Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
Death

Police Say Apple Employee Found in Conference Room Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

The employee has been identified as 25-year-old Edward Thomas Mackowiak of Santa Clara, California.
5 Ways You Annoy Your Employer
Problem Employees

5 Ways You Annoy Your Employer

Your job might be on your nerves, but at least you're not paying to be there.
Gene Marks
5 Tips for Effective Team Meetings
The Grind

5 Tips for Effective Team Meetings

Here are a few pointers on how to optimize the frequency and structure of team meetings , ensure everyone is informed, aligned on goals and most of all meetings are productive.
David Chait