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Rescinding job offers: Can they sue for damages?

A sure sign that the economy is heading into a recession is the number of companies rescinding previous “dream job” offers. If there is no alternative but to rescind an offer, here are four things to remember to stave off a lawsuit.

Seasonal workers in demand during tight labor market

Here come the holidays! And with them, the not-so-festive fact that retailers are wondering where they’re going to find seasonal workers. At a time when many Americans are quitting, holiday workers will find recruiters with open arms.

EEOC, OFCCP event to focus on AI in recruiting and hiring

Join the representatives of the EEOC and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs for “Decoded,” a roundtable event exploring barriers automated technologies present to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

DACA: Final rule finally issued

Ten years after the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy was first implemented, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has released a final rule codifying how DACA is supposed to work.

8 steps to writing a winning remote job description

While a job description for a remote job includes much of the same information as any job description, there are also some remote-specific elements you should include. According to a recent FlexJobs report, here are eight elements to consider including in job descriptions for remote positions.

Nearly half of employers to add staff before end of year

The job market will remain strong for the latter part of 2022, research from staffing firm Robert Half shows.

Remote I-9 document inspection takes one teeny step toward permanence

Since the onset of the pandemic, employers have generally been allowed to inspect employees’ Form I-9 documents remotely. ICE would now like to actually write this flexibility into the I-9 regulations. Here’s a preview of what that might look like.

ICE rule could grant I-9 document flexibility

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is poised to offer employers more flexibility when examining the documents employees present to verify their eligibility to work.

No one is relocating for new jobs anymore

Job seekers’ relocating for new jobs fell to the lowest level on record in the second quarter of 2022, as employers continue to offer remote and hybrid positions to attract talent and the economy falls into a possible recession, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Tell candidates about relocation incentives

For decades, state governments have offered tax credits and other subsidies to lure employers to set up shop. It’s a relatively inexpensive way to diversify a state’s economy and create jobs. But recently, the changing nature of the labor market has forced states to switch gears.