BLS Slates Survey to Determine the Nation’s Gig Economy

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has requested approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct the first Contingent Worker Supplement (CWS) survey since 2005 to determine the size, shape and usage of the gig economy — those jobs that obtained “through electronic matching platforms” as well as “alternative employment arrangements, including […]

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BLS Predicts Robust Job Growth in Health Care

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released employment projections data about the labor market from 2014 to 2024. Looking at the labor market 10 years in the future yields data and information job seekers can use when choosing a career or determining the education and training needed for job success, according to the BLS […]

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OSHA Updates Workplace Violence Guidelines

In 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported more than 23,000 significant injuries due to assault at work. More than 70 percent of these assaults were in healthcare and social service settings. Health care and social service workers are almost four times as likely to be injured as a result of violence than the […]

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