AMERICAS

[US] Ranking of cities paying six-figure salaries to women [US] Ranking of cities paying six-figure salaries to women

Number one on the list, for the third year in a row, is Washington, D.C., where women make up almost...
08 Jun 2022

[US] Union claims Starbucks retaliating by illegally closing cafe [US] Union claims Starbucks retaliating by illegally closing cafe

The closure is the latest escalation between a rapidly growing national labour movement and the coffee chain.
06 Jun 2022

[California] High court rules missed meal break premiums are ‘wages’ [California] High court rules missed meal break premiums are ‘wages’

A California appellate court had held that missed-break premium pay was not “wages” because it serves as a legal remedy,...
30 May 2022

[US] ASCM report: minimal impact from Great Resignation and high job satisfaction [US] ASCM report: minimal impact from Great Resignation and high job satisfaction

As many industries struggle with balancing return to work policies, supply chain professionals are reportedly thriving in the post-pandemic hybrid...
30 May 2022

[US] Starbucks will exit Russia [US] Starbucks will exit Russia

In a short press release, the Seattle coffee giant said, “Starbucks has made the decision to exit and no longer...
26 May 2022

[US] EEOC and DOJ guidance on the use of AI tools for employment decision making [US] EEOC and DOJ guidance on the use of AI tools for employment decision making

The EEOC Guidance identifies a number of ways in which the employment-related use of AI can, even unintentionally, violate the Americans with...
20 May 2022

[US] Salary disclosure law for NYC job ads delayed and amended [US] Salary disclosure law for NYC job ads delayed and amended

After the Salary Disclosure Law was enacted, industry and labour advocates lobbied the City Council for amendments which would clarify...
16 May 2022