Austin Job Report – March

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

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

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

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

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...