Austin Job Report – March

Posted By Beverly Kerr | Mar 13, 2018 – Austin Chamber  Austin’s 3.7% growth makes it the second best performing among the 50 largest metro areas. Dallas (up 2.6%), Houston (up 2.2%), Fort Worth (up 2.1%), and San Antonio (up 2.0%) ranked 12th, 17th, 18th, and...

Employers Risk Driving New Hires Away with Poor Onboarding

Onboarding—the process in which new hires are integrated into the organization—is a missed opportunity for most employers, according to a recent study. A survey in the U.S. found that organizations are not effectively onboarding their new hires. Forty-seven percent...

Austin City Council Passes Mandatory Sick Pay Ordinance

Austin City Council Passes Mandatory Sick Pay Ordinance The Austin City Council passed a city-wide ordinance requiring mandatory sick leave. Q When will the ordinance be effective? A October 1, 2018 A Employers with 5 or less employees will be required to comply...

Austin May Require Employers to Provide Sick Leave

  A proposed Austin city ordinance, due to be voted on by the City Council on February 15th, may require all private employers to pay sick leave to part-time and seasonal employees. Currently, many businesses offer leave for only full-time employees. Under the...

Austin’s Robust Population and Job Growth

A shared article from the Austin Chamber. Austin’s per capita income growth over the last five years is close to the top ranks—Austin’s 20.0% growth exceeds the 16.2% growth for the metropolitan portion of the U.S. and places it 11th among major metros. However, over...
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