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workforce
Industry News | January 18, 2022
Nine Reasons Why Your Company Should Create a Mentoring Program   

Authors say a mentoring program can be a valuable tool in navigating uncertain, chaotic times and coming out on top. More>>



manufacturing
Industry News | January 18, 2022
New Machine Tool Orders Topped $650 Million in November   

U.S. orders for new machine tools rose 13.8% from October to $650.05 million in November 2021, more than double (+111.3%) the November 2020 total. More>>



industry
Industry News | January 18, 2022
IA: Iowa Launches First Statewide Program Recognizing Family-Friendly Employers   

Best Place for Working Parents® designation is now available to qualifying employers. More>>



retail
Industry News | January 18, 2022
Visa U.S. Spending Momentum Index Closed 2021 on a Strong Note   

Visa announced that the U.S. Spending Momentum Index was 108.4 in December, its strongest reading for the month since the start of the index. More>>



workforce
Industry News | January 10, 2022
Half of States Will See Rise in Minimum Wage for Hourly Workers in 2022   

Twenty-five states will see an increase in the hourly minimum wage in 2022. More>>



workplace
Industry News | January 10, 2022
Workplace Class Action Report: 2021 Sees Highest Settlement Numbers   

New Report Details Five Key Trends in Workplace Class Action Litigation for 2022. More>>



jobs
Industry News | January 10, 2022
Labor Department Says U.S. Added Just 199,000 Jobs in December   

The U.S. added 199,000 jobs in December as the omicron variant of COVID-19 began to spread through the country, data by the Labor Department shows. More>>



startups
Industry News | January 10, 2022
LA: GNO Inc. Launches Site to Promote Entrepreneurial Ecosystem   

Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) announced the launch of StartupNOLA.com, a website designed to support and promote the entrepreneurial... More>>



retail
Industry News | January 3, 2022
Mastercard SpendingPulse: U.S. Retail Sales Grew 8.5% During Holidays   

It’s been a resurgent season for retailers as consumers stocked their carts with gifts and gadgets, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. More>>



workforce
Industry News | January 3, 2022
MissionSquare Research Institute Identifies Six Workforce Trends for 2022   

Recent research by MissionSquare Research Institute highlights strategies and steps governments can take to be employers of choice. More>>