The federal agency in charge of enforcing discrimination laws in the workplace said 'yes,' but there are some important exceptions and limitations.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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British mean processing plant are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, but there's a shortage statistics in the pubic domain.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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Dogs process the sensory world very differently than humans, but love in a way that is entirely familiar.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~4 min
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The pandemic and focus on racial justice in 2020 may end up transforming the workplace for good, one expert says. He also has tips for the "new normal."
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~9 min
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Motivating people to save for retirement isn't easy, but when it comes to planning, "the simpler, the better," a new study confirms.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Shipbreaking is one of the world's most dangerous jobs – but it doesn't have to be.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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Smartphone apps and wearable devices can tell when workers have been within six feet of each other, promising to help curb the coronavirus. But they're not all the same when it comes to privacy.
June 9, 2020 • ~9 min
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To understand the danger of COVID-19 outbreaks in meatpacking plants, look at the industry's history
COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred at more than 100 US meatpacking plants. Geography, workforce demographics and economic concentration make it hard for workers to fight for better conditions.
May 6, 2020 • ~10 min
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Joseph Allen laid out how existing building safety guidelines might be adapted to make workplaces safer in the age of COVID.
April 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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