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Amputated finger points to several OSHA violations

09/23/2019
In all, OSHA cited the employer for 17 violations and fines totaling $287,212. The amputation was just the tip of the workplace safety iceberg.

Job satisfaction soars, but growth worries persist

09/23/2019
American workers are feeling better about their jobs than they have in years, according to a new nationwide poll by the Conference Board nonprofit business think tank.

HR’s 10-year career prospects look strong

09/23/2019
HR managers ranked 35th out of 800 U.S. occupations in terms of projected employment growth by 2028, according to a new analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by The Wall Street Journal.

Study: Workplace bullying also harms safety, health

09/19/2019
Bullying bosses can crush morale. But a new Portland State University study says employees’ responses can lead to more work accidents and injuries.

Manage legal risks of telecommuter workforce

09/19/2019
Before embracing remote work as an option in your organization, know what you’re getting into. You’ll need to manage three kinds of telecommuting risks: workplace safety, time tracking and compliance with local laws.

ADA requires training accommodations, too

09/10/2019
The ADA requires employers to provide help to disabled applicants at every stage of the employment relationship if that assistance is reasonable. That includes adapting job training so disabled employees can learn how to perform their jobs.

The HR I.Q. Test: September ’19

08/30/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Prevention key to cutting harassment liability

08/29/2019
The best way to avoid liability for sexual harassment is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. That’s why it’s so important to educate supervisors on your sexual harassment policy.

What’s wrong with my to-do list?

08/28/2019
A to-do list is essential for effective time management, but a poorly done one is nothing more than a reminder of what you haven’t done. If your to-do list isn’t working for you, check whether any of these is the problem.

Why do we use external workers?

08/27/2019
Less than 20% of organizations that hire “external workers”—freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers and temps—do so to save money.