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Should Your Company Have a Marijuana in the Workplace Policy? Use this Map of New State Marijuana Laws

The legalization of marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes in individual states across the country is an example of a cultural shift — one that is likely to impact workplaces.

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LinkedIn adds “Stay At Home” parent as job title option

Changes are coming to LinkedIn, including new job titles that reflect the large number of (mostly) women who left the workforce for caregiving roles during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The changes are meant to create a more “expressive and inclusive” platform that accurately reflects that many different types of work and workplaces. 

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Consumer prices increase by over 2% since last year

New data from The U.S. Department of Labor indicates that the consumer price index increased by 0.6% from February to March, representing an overall 2.6% increase in prices over this time last year. 

While many worry that this signals the beginning of an upward trend in inflation, federal officials believe that it will normalize and is just a small part of the economy recovering after the damage inflicted by the global pandemic last year.

The Washington Post

Senate Democrats propose overhauling U.S. unemployment system

Democratic senators from Oregon and Colorado have proposed new legislation to overhaul the U.S. unemployment system in light of perceived failings of the current system exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Senators Wyden and Bennet have proposed legislation that would allow unemployed workers to access unemployment benefits sooner and would also increase the benefit to 75% of the worker’s former pay. Under the new legislation, the benefit would be available to unemployed workers for at least 26 weeks.

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5 Ways the Biden Administration Could Change Your Workplace

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Checklist for HR Managers

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Cascading Goals

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Tips to Make Benefits Administration Easier

Incorporate automation into your benefits administration, find the right technology...