Celebrating Halloween at Work: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By Staff
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3:10 PM NEW YORK—Halloween is just around the corner, and many companies have now decided what they plan to do for Halloween celebrations at work. For employers who may still be undecided, here is some information you may wish to consider.

Take the Right Steps to Accommodate Employees With Disabilities

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 10:45 AM NEW YORK—As the workforce ages and people working with some kind of disability are on the rise, companies will need to be attentive in making accommodations for certain workers, according to a white paper from The Standard.

New Federal Guidelines Protect Pregnant Employees

By Staff
Monday, August 11, 2014 2:31 PM NEW YORK—In its first major update of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on pregnancy discrimination since 1983, on July 14, 2014 the agency added provisions explaining when the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) might require reasonable accommodations for workers with pregnancy-related disabilities or work restrictions.

A New Cybersecurity Roadmap to Keep Your Company Safe

By Staff
Monday, July 07, 2014 11:58 AM NEW YORK—On Feb. 12, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency within the Department of Commerce, published a 41-page “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” in response to President Obama’s 2013 Executive Order calling for such a framework.

Is Virtual Work Here to Stay?

By Staff
Monday, June 30, 2014 11:25 AM

Local Eye Site's Brad McCorkle Discusses The Fight For Talent on 'Power Hour'

By Staff
Monday, June 09, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The war for talent in all sectors of the health care industry is only going to become more challenging, and Brad McCorkle of Local Eye Site will discuss what it means for eyecare professionals on the June 11 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Obama Proposes Shrinking White-Collar Exemptions for Overtime Pay

By Staff
Friday, April 25, 2014 5:12 PM NEW YORK—President Obama has proposed expanding the availability of overtime pay, directing the Labor Department to do its first overhaul of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations in 10 years.

SCO Students Share Stories and Perspectives With Prospective Students

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, February 27, 2014 2:20 PM MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Prospective optometry school students may find it hard to resist the calling after hearing perspectives of various students at the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) shared in a video released by the school earlier this year.

One in Five Full-Timers Will Change Jobs in 2014

By Staff
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:11 PM

How to Keep Your Head in the 'Work' Game

By Staff
Monday, January 13, 2014 4:00 PM NEW YORK—The demands of business put more on most people's plate than most can handle. It is not intentional, but every company is trying to gain maximum efficiency out of every resource— financial and human.

Remedies for the Prospect of Flu Affecting Your Workplace

By Hedley Lawson
Monday, November 25, 2013 10:59 AM NEW YORK—As everyone knows, flu season is here. According to the Walgreens Flu Impact Report, U.S. adults missed an incredible 230 million work days during last year's flu season.