What OSHA Will Be Like under a Biden Administration

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulates workplace safety, and its powers are expected to expand under the administration of president-elect Joe Biden. Already, as president-elect, Biden has signaled his intention to expand the reach of OSHA. On December 29, the president-elect issued a statement that says, “Yet today, in the midst of a … Read more

BLS Releases Job Data

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report on joblessness and employment recently. Titled “The Employment Situation—August 2020,” the report was published September 4. Its opening sentence: “Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 1.4 million in August, and the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.” This … Read more

Designing a Workplace Emergency Response Team

Most businesses design their emergency response plans to organize employees in case of a natural disaster or spills of hazardous substances. However, since the uncertainty of Covid-19, it’s best practice for businesses to designate a specific team of employees to facilitate the emergency plan for protecting employees, visitors, and contractors during times of crisis. Having … Read more

Encouraging Employees To Find Work-life Balance

Striking that perfect balance between career and family has always been a challenge for American workers, and since COVID 19, it’s become harder due to many employees working from home. Work-life balance involves juggling workplace stress with the daily pressures of family, friends, and self. The outcome is that the employee has a greater sense … Read more

What Can Employers And Employees Do to Minimize Fatigue During COVID-19

Portrait of tired woman touching her head

The ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, in one way or another. Some have directly contracted the virus and had to deal with its difficult symptoms, while others have tragically lost friends or family members to this terrible infection. Others have been less directly affected, but have still seen their lives change in … Read more

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