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July 23, 2016

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Loss of Employer-Based Health Insurance in Early Retirement Affects Mental, Physical Health

July 18, 2016 — The loss of private health insurance from an employer can lead to poorer mental and physical health as older adults transition to early retirement, according to a ... read more

Heading to the Hospital? Even With Insurance, It May Cost $1,000 or More, Study Finds

June 27, 2016 — Even people who have what they might think of as good health insurance, may find that their next hospital stay could cost more than $1,000 out of their own pocket. And that amount has gone up sharply ... read more

Some Women's Retirement Plan: Rely on Prince Charming

June 22, 2016 — Women believe that somehow, Prince Charming will arrange for their financial security in their Golden Years. Women workers often rely on future spouses to organize their retirement finances, rather ... read more

June 6, 2016 — The way we work is fundamentally changing, with a rise in mobile working -- people who travel away from home for long or short periods of time. Some people, such as truck drivers, may be away from ... read more

June 1, 2016 — Many college graduates are starting new careers. Regardless of their field or profession, employers say new employees need strong oral and interpersonal skills to be ... read more

More Satisfied Workers, More Successful Company

May 31, 2016 — The relationship between the job satisfaction of a company’s workforce and its financial success is complex, but a new study has determined that satisfied workers can lead to greater success for an ... read more

Higher Wages for UK's Lowest Paid Improve Productivity

May 26, 2016 — Employees work harder and more cohesively if they feel they and their colleagues are paid a wage which reflects their skill and effort, new research has found. Data from more than 360,000 UK firms ... read more

May 19, 2016 — A new study provides the first-ever evidence that women who reveal personal family-related information that could explain gaps in their resume (like staying home to raise a child) dramatically raise ... read more

Young Workers Hit Hardest by Slow Hiring During Recessions, Study Finds

May 17, 2016 — When hiring slows during recessions, the brunt of job losses is borne by job-seekers in their 20s and early 30s, according to a new ... read more

Union Bargaining Coverage Has a Positive Impact on Some Aspects of Job Satisfaction

May 11, 2016 — Union bargaining coverage has significant positive associations with job satisfaction regarding pay and hours, academics have ... read more

New Survey Shows That Retirement Includes Work for Many Older Americans

May 10, 2016 — Departing the workforce entirely and entering retirement at age 65 is no longer a reality for many older people in the United States, according to a recent survey. The study finds that there are ... read more

First Amendment Offers Scant Protection for Professors

May 9, 2016 — When academics choose to litigate speech disputes with colleges and universities, they end up losing nearly three-quarters of the time -- a finding that points to the growing tension between academic ... read more

May 3, 2016 — Researchers looked at Vocational Rehabilitation, a federally funded employment program for people with disabilities that is administered by each state. They found that adults with autism are ... read more

Bosses Should Maintain Goodwill When Saying Goodbye to Ex-Employees

Apr. 27, 2016 — Even though saying farewell to departing employees is a more frequent occurrence in today's high-turnover industries, researchers suggest that leaders should maintain good relationships with ... read more

Restaurant Servers Earn Far More Than Abolitionists Realize, New Study Indicates

Apr. 14, 2016 — The practice of tipping restaurant servers and bartenders has economic advantages for everyone concerned: restaurant owners, their customers, servers and other ... read more

Workplace Status Matters, but Not in the Way You Think

Mar. 23, 2016 — Are employees more likely to help co-workers above them or beneath them in the corporate pecking order? A new study suggests that may be the wrong question to ask. Researchers found that workers are ... read more

Risks Less Likely to Be Reported by Public-Health Researchers Paid by Industry or Military

Mar. 9, 2016 — Scientists looking for environmental and occupational health risks are less likely to find them if they have a financial tie to firms that make, use, or dispose of industrial and commercial products, ... read more

New Study Finds Troubling Health Care Outcomes for US Workers Without Paid Sick Leave

Mar. 7, 2016 — There are 49 million US workers without paid sick leave, causing an even greater divide in health care disparities as well as undesirable health care outcomes. A new study is the first to examine the ... read more

Accepting a Job Below One's Skill Level Can Adversely Affect Future Employment Prospects

Mar. 3, 2016 — Accepting a job below one’s skill level can be severely penalizing when applying for future employment because of the perception that someone who does this is less committed or less competent, ... read more

State Laws Boost Flu Vaccination Rates in Health Care Workers

Mar. 2, 2016 — State laws mandating influenza immunization for people who work in health care increase their vaccination rates, according to new research. From 2000 to 2005, only Maine and New Hampshire had flu ... read more

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