Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 PM
NEW YORK—In the last decade, fears of pandemics, including "avian flu," SARS, and H1N1 influenza, have swept across the globe. In 2012, employers worried about the flu season since it started early, spread quickly, and caused unexpected numbers of deaths. Last year, concerns arose about the "H7N9 bird flu" in China.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Southern College of Optometry
(SCO) shared in a video released by the school earlier this year.