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Seasonally Adjusted Weekly Shift Growth Holds at 0.5% Into Labor Day
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report for Aug. 31-Sept. 6 from Kronos Incorporated – which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software – seasonally adjusted shift work volume held firm at 0.5% growth for the second consecutive week, marking the seventh straight week of sub-1% seasonally adjusted shift growth. Non-seasonally adjusted shift growth achieved 0.9%.
Seasonally Adjusted August Weekly Shift Growth Averages Just 0.5%
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report for Aug. 24-30 from Kronos Incorporated – which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software – non-seasonally adjusted shift work volume grew 0.9% week-over-week. However, when seasonally adjusted to account for the annual August surge in education sector activity, week-over-week shift growth was just 0.5%.
Kronos and Ultimate Software Unveil Plans to Rebrand as “UKG”
Ultimate Software and Kronos Incorporated today announced plans to rebrand the company. The combined company’s new name will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), effective October 1, 2020.
Average Weekly Shift Work Growth for August Hovers at 1%
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for Aug. 17-23, shift work volume grew 1.2% week-over-week – though 40% of that growth is directly attributed to K-12 and higher education activity as the fall semester continues to ramp up.
Kronos Wins Great Place to Work Accolades in Every Country
Kronos Incorporated today announced it has once again been named a great place to work in every country where it has a significant employee presence – including three top 10 country rankings – as a result of separate award competitions in various regions worldwide.
The Parent Trap: Work, Childcare, and the COVID-19 Pandemic Create Trying Times for Working Families
As fall rapidly approaches, organizations should pay extra attention to working parents and guardians: According to a survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, nearly three-quarters (72%) of U.S. employees with children under 18 in the household are anxious about balancing the demands of their job with childcare – including school re-openings, virtual learning, and daycare capacity – in the coming months.
Weekly Shift Work Growth Triples Sluggish Summer Average with Annual Mid-August Surge of School Employee Activity
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for Aug. 10-16, shift work volume grew 1.4% week-over-week – its largest single week increase since the week ending July 19 – resulting in more shifts worked last week than at any other point since the pandemic began.
Despite Summer Heat, U.S. Shift Work Growth Nearly Frozen
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for Aug. 3-9, shift work volume struggled to grow half a percentage point, increasing only 0.5% week-over-week.
All Aboard! Top-ranked Rail Operator Accelerates Digital Transformation with Workforce Dimensions from Kronos
Merseyrail, the number one ranked U.K. rail operator for punctuality and one of the largest employers in the Liverpool City Region, will empower employees and managers while accelerating its digital transformation with the next-generation Workforce Dimensions suite from Kronos Incorporated.
Employees Set High Bar: Workplace Safety, Transparent Communication, and Contact Tracing Non-negotiable, find Kronos Surveys
Organizational safety is paramount amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and transparent communication plays a critical role: A recent survey from Kronos Incorporated conducted by The Harris Poll finds nearly 9 in 10 U.S. employees (86%) believe their employer has an “obligation” to notify employees who may have been in contact with a co-worker who tested positive for COVID-19 — a sentiment shared by a majority of U.S. employees currently going into work (89%) and working from home due to the pandemic (86%).