HR Roundup: Manufacturing Compensation Costs Up 4.5% Over 12 Months
Federal data show compensation for U.S. workers increased again in Q2, but at 1%, it’s slower than the 1.2% rate in Q1.
U.S. manufacturing wages and salaries rose 0.9% in Q2, slowing from 1.2% in Q1. Over 12 months, the growth rate was 4.5%, easing from 4.9% in Q1.
While Ohio’s overall unemployment in 3.4% in June, jobless rates in Ohio’s 88 counties vary widely as shown on this map.
U.S. job openings dropped to a two-year low in June, but the labor market remains tight compared to pre-pandemic levels, new data show.
A new survey finds one in four workers say they’re looking for a new job. They are most likely to withdraw from the application process due to poor communication and follow-up, as well as a lengthy hiring process.
The National Labor Relations Board has voted to undo employer-friendly framework for assessing the legality of workplace rules and employer handbook policies, reports say. Read more in this analysis from Dinsmore, an OMA Connections Partner.
The FTC reports that scammers are impersonating employers to target job seekers, luring them in with what appear to be attractive job offers.
Meanwhile, half of the most-clicked phishing emails contain HR-related subject lines, according to a new report. Scammer emails often focus on dress code changes, training notifications, W4 updates, performance reviews, and vacation policies. 8/3/2023