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HR Management

Where to focus safety efforts to avoid most costly injuries?

01/17/2019
Workplace injuries cost U.S. businesses $1 billion each week in workers’ compensation costs.

Flu could cost employers $17 billion this season

01/15/2019
While it is difficult for the CDC to predict flu severity, the staffing firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas estimates absences due to influenza could cost employers more than $17 billion in lost productivity this season.

Snapshot: Contingent workforce in 2020

01/15/2019
How much of the workforce is made up of contingent workers?

New law requires more sexual harassment training

01/11/2019
California was one of the first states to mandate sexual harassment training in the workplace. But the law only mandated regular training for supervisors at large companies. All that changed on Jan. 1, when Senate Bill 1343 went into effect.

More hiring in 2019, fewer worries about economy

01/08/2019
Nearly 55% of companies plan to hire in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. That’s compared to just over 46% of companies who reported they would hire in 2018.

Snapshot: Who earns what in HR?

01/08/2019
Benefits managers have the highest median income among HR occupations tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Snapshot: Percentage of 18- to 21-year-olds in the workforce

01/02/2019
Today’s post-millennials are less likely to have started working than previous generations were at the same age.

The HR I.Q. Test: January ’19

12/31/2018
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

DOL serious about nursing mother protections

12/20/2018
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued one of its first milk-expression break citations on the Trump administration’s watch.

New York City enacts new lactation room requirement

12/18/2018
Effective March 19, 2019, employers with at least four employees must have a lactation policy and lactation room available for employees.