Federal agencies won’t seriously discipline vaccine holdouts until next year, White House tells unions
Agencies will continue to counsel, but not suspend or fire, federal employees who have not yet complied with vaccine mandate until at least early next year, the White House has told unions.washingtonpost.com
San Antonio lawyer weighs in on vaccine mandate concerns
On the heels of President Joe Biden’s announcement that all employers with over 100 employees and those who work for the federal government now must get the Covid-19 vaccine, one local lawyer is addressing some questions that have surfaced in response.
Tyson Foods will require all U.S. employees to be vaccinated by November
Tyson Foods announced a vaccine mandate for its 120,000 U.S. workers Tuesday. Until now, the list of U.S. companies requiring broad vaccine requirements had been dominated by tech giants and white-collar firms like Google, Facebook, Uber and Morgan Stanley.washingtonpost.com
Federal agencies can lift caps on number of employees working on-site, Biden administration announces
Agencies will first have to come up with plans to address health safety protocols and collective bargaining issues. The administration also left in place an expansive telework policy instituted during the pandemic.washingtonpost.com
That raise you got might complicate saving for retirement, but advisors have workarounds
It's always nice getting a raise, but it could affect your ability to save for retirement through your 401(k) plan. Highly compensated employees — those making more than $130,000 annually — may not be able to contribute the maximum to their tax-deferred retirement plan if their lower-paid colleagues aren't diligently socking funds away, too. Highly compensated employees, however, may not be able to contribute those maximum amounts. While minimizing current taxes is always a good goal, Gibson suggests high-income taxpayers also consider longer-term tax planning, as well, including in retirement. "The idea behind any type of tax-deferred account is that your tax rate will be lower in retirement," Gibson said.cnbc.com
Amazon employees in Alabama vote on joining union after sharing work conditions concerns
Amazon employees in Alabama vote on joining union after sharing work conditions concerns Amazon workers at an Alabama warehouse are voting this month on whether to join a union after raising concerns of work conditions. Mark Strassmann talks to employees about why they are for or against unionizing.cbsnews.com
CPS asks S.A. residents to stop harassing, threatening employees
Rebecca Slezak /Staff photographerCPS is asking the public to let employees restore power safely, without threats of violence or harassment. "Our crews have been working 24/7 to restore power while bearing the severe winter weather conditions," a Facebook post reads. "We understand the community is frustrated but please remember that our workers and our families live here too and are a part of this community."mysanantonio.com
Spotify will let employees work from anywhere after the pandemic
Spotify is the latest tech company to shift to a flexible work model following the Covid-19 pandemic. The company will also introduce more flexibility around locations, so employees will be able to choose the country and city where they work. Spotify will provide co-working space memberships for employees who choose to work remotely but still want a dedicated workspace. Salesforce announced this week it will let employees choose whether they want to come into the office again, saying "the 9-to-5 workday is dead." Twitter and Square are letting employees work from home "forever," while Microsoft said workers will have more flexibility to work from home.cnbc.com
Target employees in San Antonio getting $500 bonus
Christopher Dilts /BloombergIn appreciation of their service, all Target employees will be getting a bonus. According to a press release, Target is giving $500 bonuses to all hourly team members in stores, distribution centers and our headquarters and field-based offices.mysanantonio.com
USAA employees help assemble care packages for deployed servicemen and women
USAA employees help assemble care packages for deployed servicemen and womenPublished: December 5, 2019, 9:36 amUSAA employees helped spread holiday cheer Thursday as they teamed up to assemble thousands of care packages for overseas troops.
Survey shows most employees are unhappy at work
Survey shows most employees are unhappy at work A new survey shows that over three-quarters of Americans do not feel they are strongly valued on the job. Workplace expert Bob Rosner joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to discuss how employees and their bosses can improve the workplace.cbsnews.com
Do valued employees make business more successful?
Do valued employees make business more successful? The employee revolt at the Northeastern supermarket chain Market Basket raises a question, especially over this Labor Day weekend: Is there a connection between workers feeling well-treated by their employers, and the bottom line? There's lots of evidence the answer is yes. Martha Teichner reports.cbsnews.com