Pizza isn't a substitute for workplace choice. Source: Unsplash/ Klara Kulikova

Paul Brescia

Free pizza as a workplace revolution substitute, the US retail worker exodus, and a boom for Black-owned businesses

Paul Brescia
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Every week, SmartCompany Plus brings you The Best of Everything, From Everywhere. This week, that includes an analysis of the shortcomings of firms looking to entice workers into the office, the stampede of exiting retail workers in the US, and 150 countries committing to a 15% minimum corporate tax rate.

Want to learn more about the Black-owned business boom occuring in the US? Check out the third link.

The pandemic was meant to change work, but what have we got so far? Free pizza

The corporate world is turning to novelty perks to get workers back to the office in an attempt to postpone the moment of reckoning.

Retail workers are quitting at record rates for higher-paying work: ‘My life isn’t worth a dead-end job’ ($)

In the US, more than half a million retail workers resigned in April. While Australian retail workers enjoy higher wages, it’s a sign that a constricted labour market puts more bargaining power in workers’ hands.

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