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Snapshot: The next wave of employment law risks

Employers worry the transition back to normal from a pandemic footing will pose legal risks, but other issues loom as well.

Snapshot: Marijuana drug-test positivity varies by state legalization status

More employees test positive for cannabis in states where recreational use of marijuana is legal.

CEOs expect economy to boom this year and next

More business leaders anticipate an economic boom than stagnation in 2021 and 2022, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by the Gartner business advisory firm.

Male or female boss: Who do employees prefer?

A new ResumeLab survey of 800 working Americans found that 38% of workers say they’d prefer to work for a female boss compared to 26% who would rather work for a male manager.

Most employers don’t yet have a return-to-work date

One of the most pressing questions many employers across the country are asking is, “When will we bring our workers back to the office?” A new survey from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas found just 17% of respondents are already back in the office and 58% have not yet set a date when they will return.

Workers say pandemic has caused career setbacks

Thirty-eight percent of professional workers said their careers have stalled since the start of the pandemic, according to a new survey by the Robert Half staffing firm.

Snapshot: Percentage of adults using social media

Most American adults say they use YouTube and Facebook. Platforms such as Snapchat, Twitter and TikTok attract less than a quarter.

Pandemic stresses didn’t dampen career satisfaction

In the face of the pandemic, a resulting economic crisis, mass layoffs and high unemployment, the percent of employees reporting overall satisfaction with their jobs remained high in 2020, according to a new survey from the Conference Board business research nonprofit.

Covid-19 killed 3,600 U.S. health workers in a year

More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers died in the first year of the pandemic, according to “Lost on the Frontline,” a 12-month investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Guardian news website.

Snapshot: Remote work: How corporate culture has changed

Three out of four remote employees say their organization’s culture improved after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to work from home.