While you were busy learning about the dangers of twerking, wondering if anyone’s noticed your new piece of jewelry, revealing the new logo no one was asking for or doing your part to fuel the obesity epidemic, here’s what you may have missed in the world of workforce news this week…
- The majority of women say they don’t feel they’ve been held back at work (but try telling that to Violet Newstead). [Human Resources Executive Online]
- The size of America’s minimum wage doesn’t matter as much as what it can do. [Fast Company]
- Millennial managers should set their expectations low for National Boss’s Day. [Today]
- 401(k)s are basically everything that’s wrong with the workplace. [Washington Post]
- Need a better way to keep up with the National Labor Relations Board? There’s an app for that. [Washington Wire]
- Want to know where job growth is highest? There’s a map for that. [United Press International/TheHiringSite]
- Applications for unemployment have declined, which seems like good news. [Associated Press]
- Paid vacation days have also declined, which seems like bad news. [New York Times]
- Also, fewer people are unemployed…or so it appears. [MoneyWatch]
- And finally…sharing salary information with your colleagues is no longer illegal in New Jersey, but still awkward everywhere. [NorthJersey.com]
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