Mexico: Near-shoring Trends and Improvements in Technology Grow Manufacturing Workforce

Manufacturing processes in Mexico have recently garnered increased interest from companies outside of Mexico. The local market has evolved into a viable option for manufacturing outside of the United...

United States: Overtime Best Practices

Workforce productivity and overtime are key metrics to be considered when trying to measure or analyze worker cost savings and efficiency. More strictly enforced state and federal overtime regulations,...

United States: Oil Prices Become a Problem for Steelmakers

A decrease in the demand for U.S. steel is negatively affecting domestic producers and importers. Steelmakers in the United States are quick to blame a spike in the import...

United States: Paid Sick Leave Laws Soon Implemented Across 24 Jurisdictions

Paid sick days legislation, or campaigns to enact legislation, is becoming more common throughout the United States. There will soon be 24 jurisdictions across the country including four states...

United States: How San Francisco Employers Adjusted to Paid Sick Leave Laws

Paid Sick Leave is a relatively new concept in the U.S. with regards to contingent workers especially. It has only recently begun to gain traction nationwide after a few...

United States: Seasonal Staffing Challenges for Delivery Firms as Retail Faces a Shift to...

The famed “Black Friday” signals the start of what is globally the busiest retail month. Well known, is the fact that most retail businesses do as many (if not...

United States: States with Lowest Minimum Wage or No State Minimum Wage

Currently, 29 states and the District of Columbia have a minimum wage above the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. As common as state minimum wage laws have...

United States: California and Massachusetts First States to Establish $10 Minimum Wage

A lot has changed in the United States since 1938, when President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act, which established a minimum wage of 25 cents an...

United States: More Minimum Wage Increases Approaching

Talks of raising the federal minimum wage, even higher than most state minimum wages, have been discussed frequently in the media this year. Some argue that increasing the federal...

United States: Skills Gap Strongly Impacting Cybersecurity Across All Sectors

The future demands for cyber security professionals will only increase over the coming years. The United States is not only experiencing a skills shortage in the field of cyber...