Even though jobs have been more plentiful in the last year or two, many companies are still feeling the pinch and are tight with their budgets. So, while productive employees may be denied a pay raise, they can be recognized for their achievements in other ways that don’t take a big bite out of employers’ budgets. So reports Fox Business.
Amid the clamor for more generous maternity/paternity leave and more opportunities for new parents to have greater flexibility in their jobs, employees who plan to (or might) adopt children appear to fare more poorly than their “traditional family” counterparts. So reports the Huffington Post.
It’s no secret that wages for millions of Americans have been stagnant, or growing slowly at best. Some economists see it as a continuation of a decades-long widening in income equality due to changes in the global economy, innovation brought on by technology, or even the decline of unionized labor. So reports The Wall Street Journal.
The good news is, more American workers are saving for retirement. The bad news may be that they’re not saving enough. So says investment giant Vanguard Group Inc.’s annual “How America Saves” 2015 survey, according to a recent post on Workforce.com.