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Save time and subscribe to IAWP’s Workforce at Work newsletter.  This newsletter shares with you the hot items from the news on workforce system issues as well as looks at trends, changes in laws and regulations, and what’s next in our profession.

New Reports Finds that Diversity and Inclusion Gap in the Workforce is Growing

May 7, 2021

Employees of different racial and ethnic groups disagree about the current state of workplace diversity and inclusion, according to a just-released report from Glassdoor Economic Research, “America’s Workplace Diversity Crisis: Measuring Gaps …

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Voting Open for IAWP Officers

May 7, 2021

The nominations committee consisting of Mary Rogers, Kentucky, Alan Crawley, Maryland, Steve Corwin, Oregon, Freddy Jacobs, Arkansas and Mary Kosinski, Illinois have certified the following members as candidates for the 2021-2022 …

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IAWP Illinois Chapter Leaders Help Address Food Insecurity in Chicago Area

May 4, 2021

The IAWP Illinois Chapter leadership team recently volunteered at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The group took part in an activity known as a repack – taking food from large …

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Starting Your Day by Thinking About What Kind of Leader You Want to be Can Make You More Effective at Work, a New Study Finds

April 29, 2021

“It’s as simple as taking a few moments in the morning while you’re drinking your coffee to reflect on who you want to be as a leader,” said Remy Jennings, …

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2 in 3 People Want to Work Remotely Full-Time AFTER the Pandemic Ends

April 29, 2021

With the end of COVID-19 finally in sight, employers are probably counting the days until their offices reopen. However, a new survey finds they shouldn’t expect their workers to come …

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$146 Million Awarded To Support State Workforce Agencies Efforts to Return Unemployed to Workforce More Quickly

April 29, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded more than $146 million to workforce agencies in 48 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia to operate …

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IAWP Member Will Share Remarkable Story of Years Spent in World War II Internment Camp

April 29, 2021

Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered over 110,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry, into forced incarceration. One of these individuals was IAWP …

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New Study Connects Late-Career Job Loss to Health Risks in Older Workers

April 21, 2021

You can probably guess that losing a job late in life affects your finances and your mental health. But did you know that it can also affect your weight? A …

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Technology Is Displacing Workers, But Not The Way You Think

April 21, 2021

When it comes to technology in the workplace, many researchers have concentrated on the work process – how easy it is to automate aspects of a job. But, new research …

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Justice Department Warns About Fake Unemployment Benefit Websites

April 21, 2021

The Department of Justice has received reports that fraudsters are creating websites mimicking unemployment benefit websites, including state workforce agency (SWA) websites, for the purpose of unlawfully capturing consumers’ personal …

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