Companies Are Still Grappling With Their Vaccination Policies

Companies are sending surveys, offering cash rewards and requiring disclosures to find out how much of their work force is vaccinated.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #equal-employment-opportunity-commission, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #labor-and-jobs, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walmart-stores-inc, #workplace-environment

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How to Reopen Offices Safely

Flush the taps, focus on indoor air quality and consider getting creative about staff schedules.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #heating-ventilation-and-cooling-hvac, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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Yes, Your Employer Can Require You to Be Vaccinated

Companies can require workers entering the workplace to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to recent U.S. government guidance.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #equal-employment-opportunity-commission, #vaccination-and-immunization, #vaccination-proof-and-immunization-records, #workplace-environment

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Silicon Valley’s Thin Skins and Giant Egos

Ellen Pao, the former C.E.O. of Reddit, talks Big Tech boys clubs, content moderation and workplace culture.

#audio-neutral-informative, #computers-and-the-internet, #discrimination, #facebook-inc, #google-inc, #pinterest, #reddit-inc, #silicon-valley-calif, #twitter, #venture-capital, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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The Cost of Being an ‘Interchangeable Asian’

At some top companies, Asian Americans are overrepresented in midlevel roles and underrepresented in leadership. The root of this workplace inequality could stem from the all-too-common experience of being confused for someone else.

#asian-americans, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #names-personal, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Scott Stringer Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2nd Woman

The woman, Teresa Logan, accused Mr. Stringer of sexual harassment and making unwanted advances while she was working for him at a bar and restaurant he co-owned in 1992.

#metoo-movement, #bars-and-nightclubs, #elections-mayors, #logan-teresa, #new-york-city, #pastor-patricia, #sexual-harassment, #stringer-scott-m, #uptown-local-manhattan-ny-bar, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Sometimes the Grass Really Is Greener at Another Job

A list of pros and cons works in most situations, but there are no pros to telling your boss about your co-worker’s old D.U.I.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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When Your Job Harms Your Mental Health

Naomi Osaka advocated for her well-being at work. Here’s how you can too.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #mental-health-and-disorders, #productivity, #workplace-environment

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How Should I Dress for Work Now?

A reader wonders how to update her job uniform after a year of sweatpants and Zoom shirts.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #workplace-environment

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Look, Just Keep Filling the Chocolate Dish

A reminder to mind your own business and know your worth.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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TikTok’s Owner, ByteDance, Says C.E.O. Zhang Yiming Will Resign

Zhang Yiming steered ByteDance to become China’s first truly globally successful internet company.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #beijing-bytedance-technology-co-ltd, #china, #corporate-social-responsibility, #tiktok-bytedance, #workplace-environment, #zhang-yiming-1983

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Bill Gates Had Reputation for Questionable Behavior Before Divorce

Melinda French Gates voiced concerns about her husband’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and a harassment claim against his money manager.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #gates-bill, #gates-bill-and-melinda-foundation, #gates-melinda, #microsoft-corp, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-environment

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What Do New Mask Rules Mean for Company Vaccine Mandates?

The rules for keeping workers safe can be difficult to navigate.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #labor-and-jobs, #masks, #saturdaynewsletter, #vaccination-and-immunization, #workplace-environment

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Ex-Aide to Congressman Claims He Was Fired for Voicing Virus Concerns

A former adviser to Representative Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Republican, contends in a federal lawsuit that the congressman flouted safety guidelines, contributing to an outbreak in his office.

#accidents-and-safety, #brandon-pope, #colorado, #colorado-springs-colo, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doug-lamborn, #house-of-representatives, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #telecommuting, #united-states-politics-and-government, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Vaccinated Americans May Go Without Masks in Most Places, Federal Officials Say

Fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks or maintain social distance indoors or outdoors, with some exceptions, the C.D.C. advised.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #disease-rates, #fauci-anthony-s, #masks, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walensky-rochelle, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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To Understand Amazon, We Must Understand Jeff Bezos

In “Amazon Unbound,” his second book about the company, Brad Stone focuses on its singular C.E.O.

#amazon-unbound-book, #amazon-com-inc, #bezos-jeffrey-p, #books-and-literature, #cloud-computing, #computers-and-the-internet, #workplace-environment

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The Dead Moose in the Office Next Door

Sometimes you do have to draw boundaries, and sometimes you have to learn to live with other people’s predilections.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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The ‘Hybrid Office’ Could Be Great. It Could Also Be Hell.

The future of work isn’t necessarily brighter than its past.

#debatable, #workplace-environment

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A third of Basecamp’s workers resign after a ban on talking politics.

At least 20 employees have posted publicly that they intend to resign or have already resigned.

#basecamp-llc, #fried-jason-b-1974, #hansson-david-heinemeier, #workplace-environment

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How to Beat Burnout — Without Quitting Your Job

We’re all feeling a little fried at work and home. But there are ways to stay sharp and recharge.

#anxiety-and-stress, #burnout, #content-type-service, #labor-and-jobs, #languishing, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #workplace-environment

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The Googleplex of the Future Has Privacy Robots, Meeting Tents and Your Very Own Balloon Wall

The company that helped popularize open office plans and lavish employee perks is trying to reinvent office spaces to cope with workplace sensibilities changed by the pandemic.

#alphabet-inc, #architecture, #chairs, #computers-and-the-internet, #desks, #furniture, #google-inc, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #pichai-sundar, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #tables, #workplace-environment

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Let There Be Lunch!

For me, even the sad desk salad may now be a happy one.

#quarantine-life-and-culture, #restaurants, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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How to Design a Hybrid Workplace

Many companies see the appeal of combining office life with work-from-home flexibility. How to strike the right balance can be less clear.

#labor-and-jobs, #saturdaynewsletter, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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They Came to N.Y.C. for Acceptance. Now They Need Jobs.

A new city program for homeless L.G.B.T.Q. youth will offer job placement, education and mental health support to help them achieve career success.

#discrimination, #forney-ali-center, #homeless-persons, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-city, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #unemployment, #workplace-environment, #youth

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Months Before Season, N.F.L. and Players Clash Over Pandemic Workouts

Players on 15 teams announced they would not attend off-season programming because of concerns about the coronavirus. Some may give up financial benefits in the process.

#brady-tom, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football, #national-football-league, #national-football-league-players-assn, #organized-labor, #smith-demaurice, #tretter-j-c-1991, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Email, a Modern Expression of Passive Aggression

One option that is always available: embrace the petty.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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My Job and I: Is This a Love Letter?

Readers discuss formative experiences in the workplace, at Google and elsewhere.

#google-inc, #sexual-harassment, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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The Force That Can Help Amazon’s Workers? Amazon’s Shoppers.

Customers should start telling Jeff Bezos to treat his workers like human beings.

#amazon-com-inc, #bezos-jeffrey-p, #boycotts, #ergonomics, #income-inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #occupational-safety-and-health-administration, #workplace-environment

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After Pandemic, Shrinking Need for Office Space Could Crush Landlords

Some big employers are giving up square footage as they juggle remote work. That could devastate building owners and cities.

#boston-properties-inc, #buildings-structures, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #corporations, #dimon-james, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #landlords, #manhattan-nyc, #property-taxes, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-commercial, #recession-and-depression, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #sl-green-realty-corporation, #stocks-and-bonds, #telecommuting, #united-states, #urban-areas, #workplace-environment

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Is It Wrong to Wear Expensive Designer Clothes to a New Job?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #workplace-environment

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Sorry, Sometimes You Do Have to Be Uncomfortable

Confronting the things that challenge us, off-the-charts stress levels and money matters.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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Returning to the Office Sparks Anxiety and Dread for Some

After a year of working remotely, some employees are not keen to go back to the office, and, so far, employers are being receptive to their concerns.

#amazon-com-inc, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #california-state-university-fullerton, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #executives-and-management-theory, #ford-motor-co, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #salesforce-com-inc, #shutdowns-institutional, #solomon-david-m, #target-corporation, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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Here Come Hot Desks and Zoom Rooms. And Holograms?

As more companies consider plans to bring workers back to the office, experts say to expect expanded gathering spaces and fewer personal workstations.

#architecture, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-commercial, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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It’s My Idea. She’s Taking Credit.

What to do about copycats on Zoom calls, a rival’s resentment and managing an intern.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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Pay Discrimination Suit Against Disney Adds Pay Secrecy Claim

A claim that the company illegally prohibits employees from discussing pay has been added to a lawsuit accusing it of paying women less than men. Disney has aggressively pushed back.

#discrimination, #labor-and-jobs, #moore-karen-1968, #rasmussen-laronda, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wages-and-salaries, #walt-disney-company, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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Why Is It So Hard to Speak Up at Work?

Psychological safety is the belief that you can take risks and put forward ideas without facing ridicule or retaliation. More often than not, it’s women — especially women of color — who don’t feel comfortable doing so.

#executives-and-management-theory, #psychology-and-psychologists, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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Powerful German Editor, Accused of Misconduct, Takes Leave

Julian Reichelt, editor of the tabloid-style Bild, denied accusations by female employees but stepped aside while the newspaper’s owner conducts an internal investigation.

#metoo-movement, #bild-newspaper, #newspapers, #reichelt-julian, #springer-axel-verlag-ag, #workplace-environment

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For Some Women, Working for Cuomo Is the ‘Worst Place to Be’

Dozens of current and former employees of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive chamber described the office as chaotic, unprofessional and toxic, especially for young women.

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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When Your West Wing Job Is Really, Really Far From the Oval Office

Because of the pandemic, some Biden administration officials continue to work from homes a long way from Washington. They see advantages in being outside the bubble.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #austin-tex, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #sacramento-calif, #san-juan-puerto-rico, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc, #workplace-environment

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The Robots Are Coming for Phil in Accounting

Workers with college degrees and specialized training once felt relatively safe from automation. They aren’t.

#artificial-intelligence, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #robots-and-robotics, #unemployment, #workplace-environment

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A Year Without Our Work Friends

What the absence of day-to-day connections showed us about how we spent our days.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #friendship, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #travel-and-vacations, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #writing-and-writers

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An ‘Old Men’s Club’ Dominates Japan. The Young Just Put Them on Notice.

Change may come slowly in Japanese society, but social media has offered an outlet for a younger generation stifled by a rigid hierarchy.

#chinese-university-of-hong-kong-the, #japan, #mori-yoshiro, #workplace-environment, #youth

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Who is Arora Akanksha, the 34-Year-Old Running for U.N. Secretary General?

The United Nations auditor, with no diplomatic experience, has declared her candidacy for secretary general — an audacious bid to shake up an organization that she says badly needs it.

#canada, #content-type-personal-profile, #guterres-antonio, #haryana-india, #millennial-generation, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-nations, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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Companies Shouldn’t Require Employees to Get Vaccines

Let the government make the policy.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #corporations, #medicine-and-health, #politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization, #workplace-environment

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New York Times Calls for Workplace Changes in Diversity Report

“The Times is a difficult environment for many of our colleagues,” the report found. People of color described “unsettling and sometimes painful day-to-day workplace experiences.”

#baquet-dean, #black-people, #guild-amber-r-1977, #hispanic-americans, #kopit-levien-meredith, #minorities, #new-york-times, #race-and-ethnicity, #ryan-carolyn, #sulzberger-a-g, #workplace-environment

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Slate Suspends Podcast Host After Debate Over Racial Slur

Mike Pesca of “The Gist” said he was suspended after defending, in a Slack discussion with colleagues, the use of the slur in some contexts.

#defector-media-llc, #discrimination, #hohlt-jared, #mike-pesca, #news-and-news-media, #podcasts, #race-and-ethnicity, #slate-magazine, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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No Boys Allowed

Some very odd workplace dilemmas for which there are no easy answers, except for one. There is one easy answer.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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George Floyd Image With the Words ‘You Take My Breath Away’ Prompts Internal Police Investigation

The Valentine-style image was “passed around” the Los Angeles Police Department, officials said.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #chief-michel-moore, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-los-angeles-calif, #workplace-environment

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Indianapolis Museum of Art Apologizes for Insensitive Job Posting

The museum wrote that it was seeking a director who would work to maintain its “core, white art audience,” in addition to attracting a more diverse one.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #art, #hiring-and-promotion, #indianapolis-ind, #indianapolis-museum-of-art, #labor-and-jobs, #museums, #race-and-ethnicity, #venable-charles-l, #workplace-environment

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France to Scrap Law Banning Desk Lunches

The coronavirus pandemic has already upended eating habits in a country where the table is a sacred space. Now it is taking its toll on a symbol of work-life balance.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #france, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

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