CVS Health Corp. and CVS Pharmacy reached a tentative settlement in a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing the company of making job applicants take a lie detector test during the interview process without notice, according to a July 17 filing in the ...

A former principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers repeatedly had credit taken for her work, endured “abusive and disrespectful” conduct and was pushed out of her role one day before her five-year work anniversary — when she would have become eligible for certain ...

Dive Brief: There has been a “notable jump” in the percentage of employers offering deductibles of $4,000 or more — from 36% to 45% — according to a survey of more than 6,000 employers conducted by employee benefits firm Alera ...

While the majority of college graduates say their education has readied them for success in the job market, more than half said their programs didn’t prepare them for the use of generative AI, according to a Cengage Group report released ...

Nearly three-quarters of business decision-makers believe their businesses aren’t moving fast enough to address risks associated with “global megatrends” across trade, technology, weather and workforce, according to a July 17 report from professional services firm Aon. In addition, 86% said ...

Although 3 in 4 Americans say they want businesses to maintain political neutrality in the workplace, more than half surveyed last month said companies and their leaders should speak out against political violence, according to a July 16 report from ...

Dive Brief: Commercial electrical contractor Hatzel & Buehler will pay $500,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that a vice president for its New Jersey branch rejected multiple job applicants because of their age, EEOC said in a ...

Dive Brief: A San Francisco Bay Area construction contractor has agreed to settle a harassment charge for retaliation against a transgender worker, the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission announced in a July 18 news release. Supervisors and co-workers at Fremont, ...

Dive Brief: Under a July 15 federal court-approved settlement, Walmart agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations it failed to compensate about 81,000 hourly workers in Arizona for their time spent undergoing mandatory, pre-shift COVID-19 screening. Each screening took ...

With the manufacturing industry facing a worker shortfall of nearly 2 million people, many manufacturers are turning to mentorship programs to build a talent pipeline and prepare existing workers to take on leadership roles. The programs can help to train ...