Many Retailers And Other Companies Are Amping Up Benefits To Attract Holiday Seasonal Workers This YearWe're already thinking about the holiday season, because many companies are already struggling to hire enough workers. So what is going to happen when they need to bulk up for the holidays?
Computer Chip Shortage Has Been Sidelining Auto Workers In Chicago Area, But Expert Says Worst May Soon Be OverA computer semiconductor chip shortage is sidelining workers across the country at auto plants. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported, the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant at 126th Street and Torrence Avenue sat idle for eight weeks.
Illinois Unemployment Claims Rise By More Than 2,000 In The Last Week, But Things Are Improving"Things are very rapidly improving."
Soon-To-Be College Grads Will Enter A Rebounding Economy, But Also Face A Lot Of CompetitionSoon-to-be college grads may be entering a rebounding economy, but they will have to compete with a swarm of more experienced workers who lost their jobs in the pandemic.
More Than 2 Million Women Have Left Workforce During The Pandemic; But Employers Waking Up To Need For DaycareMorning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside a mini-renaissance that may be on the horizon for working parents.
With COVID-19 Cases On Rise, Many Companies Opting Out Of Holiday Celebrations Or Taking It VirtualWith many people still working from home and COVID-19 cases climbing, many companies are opting out of in-person holiday celebrations.
Expert: Working From Home Likely To Remain More Of A Norm Even After Coronavirus Pandemic SubsidesWith so many people now working from home, many employees and employers alike are now wondering if it will become permanent or semi-permanent.
Festival Cancellations, Attraction Shutdowns Mean Big Losses For Seasonal JobsCBS 2’s Tara Molina took a look Tuesday night at why seasonal workers are the new wave of employees impacted.
March Madness Could Cost Employers More Than $13 Billion"Any attempt to keep workers from the games would most likely result in real damage to employee morale, loyalty and engagement that would far outweigh any short-term benefit to productivity."
Desperate For Labor, Retailers Offer Workers More HoursAdditional working hours are the main factor pushing household incomes higher, even as hourly wages have barely outpaced inflation.
More People Ringing In The New Year With Job Search: SurveyMore than more than a third of all workers say they're always looking for new opportunities and job stability if the No. 1 thing they’re looking for.
Expert: Generous Netflix Parental Leave Policy Not Likely To SpreadWorkplace expert John Challenger – CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas – said Silicon Valley companies like Netflix are competing against each other for the best and brightest employees, so they’re raising the stakes.
Job Search Continues For Many Into 2014More than 567,000 thousand people are unemployed in the Chicago area alone, and many of them were using the day after Christmas to jump on that job search. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Blackhawks Win Can Be A Hangover For BusinessThe Blackhawks are the talk of Chicago today, but all that celebrating might not be good for business.
Planned Layoffs Surged 37 Percent Last Month; More Coming Due To SequesterAhead of a key government jobs report to be issued Friday, a Chicago firm said layoffs are picking up in the U.S.