Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog

Posted 4 years 7 months ago

This week, Kate Middleton and Prince William's much anticipated and oft discussed pregnancy ended with a baby boy. Prince William will take a 2 weeks paid paternity leave from the Royal Air Force, sparking debates worldwide about paternity policies. For companies, determining whether you must offer paternity, possibly due to federal or state regulations, or want to offer it as a benefit for retention and recruitment purposes is important.

Does your company have a paternity policy? Is it similar to maternity leave? Is it offered consistently across all levels of the company?

Posted 4 years 8 months ago

June Job Cut Report Due Wednesday, July 3

Monthly job cuts declined for the third consecutive month in May, as U.S.-based employers announced plans to trim payrolls by 36,398 during the month, 4.5 percent fewer than 38,121 cuts in April. The May total was 41 percent lower than the same month a year ago, when employers slashed payrolls by 61,887. Global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. will release its report on June job cuts on Wednesday, July 3, at 7:30 a.m. ET.

June CEO Report

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers... more

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Posted 4 years 9 months ago

Challenger focused on telecommuting trends, specifically the announcements by Yahoo and Best Buy to suspend that option, bad leadership, and companies' response to the Affordable Care Act at this year's SHRM conference held in Chicago.