The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 3 million cases of workplace injuries and illnesses occur in the private sector every year. Although this figure is less than half of the 6.6 million reported 20 years ago, many...more
Injuries on the job are a danger to Illinois workers in all professions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 3 million American employees in private industry are injured in the workplace every year....more
It's official. North Carolina has retained the distinction of being the most union-free state in the nation.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 1.9 percent of workers in the state were members of unions...more
Last week the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for All Urban Consumers that will be used in the PTELL limiting rate calculations for 2015 property tax levies collected in 2016. The 2015...more
Good news for many HUBZone (or HUBZone-interested) firms: The SBA has just announced that 104 non-metropolitan counties have been designated as newly qualified HUBZones or have had their redesignation periods extended, based...more
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released a report entitled "Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers, 2013" which claims that approximately 1.8 million hourly-paid workers made less than the federal Fair Labor...more
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 60% of American workers are paid an hourly wage. Many of these workers are employed by companies who offer little in the way of paid time off such as sick time,...more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued proposed rules that would require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA on a periodic basis. Encouraged by President...more
Union membership has been in a steady decline for decades, reaching, according to a N.Y. Times article, a 97-year low. While much of the perception and general opinion for the sharp decline in 2012 (from 11.8% to 11.3% of the...more
Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released on August 22, show a slight reduction in the number of fatal work injuries in 2012 compared with 2011....more
Can the legal profession compete with other professions in the United States when it comes to diversity?
According to the Current Population Survey (CPS), a survey of American households sponsored jointly by the U.S....more
A total of 4,609 workers died on the job nationwide in 2011 compared to 4,690 in 2010, according to preliminary data released recently by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The equivalent rates were 3.5 and 3.6 per 100,000...more
Despite an aging U.S. population that is growing the need for physical therapists in this country, America still makes it difficult for foreign-born physical therapists to work here, according to a new report by the National...more
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