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Managers Ill-equipped to Handle HR’s Job

Managers are usually the first to hear from employees with gripes and concerns and who are too fearful to approach human resources. However, managers are often unprepared to help these workers. So reports CNBC.


Top HR Managers Fleeing WeWork

Nearly 12 of WeWork’s leading human resources managers have left over the last year or are getting ready to leave the firm amid massive turnmoil at the firm. So reports Business Insider, citing The Information.


Fast Company Releases Its 'Best Workplaces for Innovators' Lists

Innovators may want to peruse 50 companies that have garnered praise for encouraging employees to stretch their capabilities. So reports Fast Company.


Ex-Under Armour Exec Files Racial Discrimination Suit

A former marketing executive for Under Armour has sued the Baltimore-based athletic apparel giant for racial discrimination and defamation. So reports The Baltimore Sun.


Ex-Tinder Exec Says Former CEO Sexually Assaulted Her

The former marketing head of Tinder, an online dating site, has sued the firm’s parent companies and its former CEO alleging she was fired after she publicly alleged sexual assault. So reports The Verge


Marriott Turns to New App for Wellness for 730,000+ Employees

Marriott International turned to a new app for a wellness program for its 730,000+ global workforce. So reports Forbes.


Dissecting the Hype Around 'Disruptive' Leaders

So-called disruptive leaders have risen as the newest star players in the workplace for being bold. But, as the name implies, this leadership style could also mean havoc and disharmony. So reports The Wall Street Journal.


Tupac Shakur Superfan, HR Director, Says His Resignation Is Unjust

Iowa’s former HR director, whose resignation was initially tied to his obsession with slain rapper and hip hop icon Tupac Shakur, is alleging that he was asked to quit after he became a whistleblower. So reports The Des Moines Register.


Fifth Third Bank to Lift Minimum Hourly Wage to $18

Fifth Third Bank will be giving its employees a $3 hourly raise when it boosts its minimum wage to $18 effective October 28. So reports Fox 2 Detroit.


Tips On Succeeding as a Go-Between with Employees, Bosses

The Forbes human resources council offers up suggestions on how to share negative critiques with employers that employees may be uncomfortable sharing directly. So reports Forbes.


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