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OSHA offers new suicide prevention resources

06/20/2019
The suicide rate among the U.S. working-age population jumped by 34% from 2000 to 2016, says the CDC.

Snapshot: U.S. fertility rate has plunged since 2010

06/18/2019
The rate of live births per 1,000 women age 15 to 44 dropped dramatically between 2010 and 2018.

OSHA takes heat seriously & you should, too

06/18/2019
OSHA just cited Evoqua Water Technologies, a company based in Georgia, for failing to protect employees working in excessive heat.

No cannabis testing for NYC employers starting in 2020

06/13/2019
If you are a New York City employer, now is the time to ensure your drug testing policies and job applications do not mention testing for marijuana or THC.

Snapshot: What tech do employees have at home?

06/11/2019
Personal access to smartphones and tablets has skyrocketed in the last five years.

Ensure dress code allows for religious needs

06/11/2019
Your dress code must allow some leeway for religious exemptions. The EEOC takes religious discrimination seriously and has been aggressively going after employers that enforce dress codes that unnecessarily restrict employees’ faith-mandated attire.

The HR I.Q. Test: June ’19

06/01/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Suspend attendance amnesty during FMLA

05/31/2019
Many employers let employees “work off” points they rack up for absenteeism and tardiness. A new federal court ruling says employers may stop the clock from ticking while an employee is out on FMLA leave.

Snapshot: U.S. lags in robotics

05/29/2019
Despite fears that robots will rapidly displace American workers, the U.S. ranks just seventh worldwide in robot density—the number of robots per 10,000 workers.

Economic tide still rising, but not lifting all boats

05/29/2019
Most U.S. adults are working as much as they want to, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2018. However, economic security remains elusive for some Americans.