Littler’s 2022 Annual Employer Survey – Employee Rights/Labour Relations

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No one said adjusting to the “new normal” would be easy.

This sentiment is affecting employers as workers increasingly return to their offices amid a historically tight labor market and after more than two years of a global pandemic. Issues and initiatives that have captured the attention of the corporate world – from vaccination policies and hybrid working models to changing regulations and emerging technologies – are now entering a pivotal phase, posing new challenges. challenges and opportunities.

Littler’s Tenth Annual Survey — by nearly 1,300 in-house attorneys, senior executives, and human resources professionals — offers a window into how U.S. employers are handling these complex issues and where their top concerns lie.

The survey finds employers are split on whether to mandate vaccination of employees, but more aligned on plans to reopen offices and the need to offer flexible working models. It also reveals several other areas where employers are adapting to changes accelerated by the pandemic and today’s talent market, including expanded paid vacation policies and employee benefits offerings; advancing inclusion, equity and diversity plans; and the use of artificial intelligence in HR.

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