Washington, D.C. Does Away with the Tip Credit

Initiative 77 is an initiative that was approved by Washington, D.C. voters in a 55.14% majority vote. The point of this initiative is to make up the difference between tip-pay and minimum wage for tipped employees if the employee does not earn the hourly minimum...
How France Plans to Enhance Gender Equality in the Workplace

How France Plans to Enhance Gender Equality in the Workplace

Last month, legislators in France introduced a number of proposals aimed at eliminating gender-based wage inequality and preventing sexual assault in the workplace. The draft bill, entitled “For the Freedom to Choose One’s Professional Future,” presents a series of...
Pajama Productivity: How to Optimize Output While Working from Home

Pajama Productivity: How to Optimize Output While Working from Home

It’s true: Working in pajamas can be very satisfying. However, just as essential to the work-from-home formula as a comfy set of PJs, is the ability to manage one’s time. Unfortunately, the latter often poses a challenge, particularly for those new to remote work....
How Scalability Is Changing the Job Market

How Scalability Is Changing the Job Market

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the amount of new companies founded annually increased from around 575,000 in 1994, to 675,000 in 2015. In stark contrast, the number of jobs new businesses create every year has dropped consistently in...