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Gig economy: 1% of workers get their assignments from an app

More than 1.5 million Americans work gig economy jobs in which their assignments come to them via computer or cell phone apps, according to new research by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Snapshot: How satisfied are we with job security?

American workers are confident that they won’t lose their jobs anytime soon.

The HR I.Q. Test: October ’18

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Watchdog: No confidence OSHA can track workplace injury reports

The federal Office of the Inspector General has issued a scathing report warning that OSHA can offer “no assurance” that employers are complying with workplace injury reporting requirements.

Diabetic drivers approved for commercial interstate runs

A new rule finalized Sept. 19 for the first time allows truck drivers with diabetes to operate commercial vehicles on interstate routes as long as they can prove they carefully monitor and manage the disease.

Snapshot: Who believes there aren’t enough women in top executive jobs?

Fairly stark differences characterize opinions on the issue.

C-Suite churn: CEO turnover hit record high in August

Turnover among American CEOs soared in August, as 154 chief executive officers left their posts during the month.

Transitioning from paper to electronic records: Nothing good comes from cutting corners

by Bobby Zaepfel The temptation to cut corners while migrating from paper to electronic documentation is the largest and most common pitfall for organizations. In 99.9% of cases, it’s not intentional. It’s all too easy to cut corners without even realizing it is happening. There are a multitude of variables to consider with a migration […]

Hotel panic buttons are sign of #MeToo’s clout

Other than a flurry of anti-harassment training, concrete action to prevent workplace harassment since the #MeToo movement took off has been notably absent—until now.

Winter is coming—as are raging thermostat battles

A CareerBuilder survey found that 27% of office workers say their workplace is too hot and 19% say it’s too cold.