Employers are feeling some regulatory relief following a year that brought several changes to workplace policy, but are also grappling with the uncertainty these shifts have created. Sweeping regulatory changes have left them to redesign policies and strategies that had only recently been updated, while simultaneously navigating a growing patchwork of employment laws as states and localities work to fill perceived policy vacuums at the federal level. Meanwhile, the cultural shift sparked by the #MeToo movement is among the many forces of change impacting the workplace and focusing greater attention on workplace behavior, company culture and equal treatment of employees of various backgrounds.
Littler’s seventh annual survey – completed by 1,111 in-house counsel, human resources professionals and C-suite executives – analyzes the impact of these legal, technological and social issues on the workplace.
Survey questions and resulting findings do not represent any specific political affiliation or preferences of Littler, nor do they constitute any legal, economic or political advice.