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Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Medicine, Violence against hospital workers

'Data-Driven' Approach May Reduce Violence to Hospital Workers

A worksite intervention using unit-level data on violent events can lead to lower risks of patient-to-worker violence and injury to hospital staff, suggests a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

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Most Valuable Colleagues: What the NBA Can Teach US About Worker Productivity

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Some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research.

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New Model Shows Companies How to Tailor Call Center Service to Different Customer Types

Call centres can be expensive as well as the source of lots of consumer angst. But companies can get more bang for their buck by doing a better job of coordinating marketing decisions that drive customers to call centres with operational ones about handling them once they get there, says a new study from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.

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Worker-Owned Cooperatives May Help Address Elder Care Deficit

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A growing elder care shortage could be eased by worker-owned cooperatives, a little-used business model that also improves the working conditions and the quality of life for caregivers.

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Parkinsonism, Welding, welders, Manganese

Low Levels of Manganese in Welding Fumes Linked to Neurological Problems

Welders exposed to airborne manganese at estimated levels well under federal safety standards develop neurological problems, according to a study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Current safety standards may not adequately protect welders from the dangers of the job.

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APA Issues Health Care Reform Priorities for Working with Congress and New Administration

The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization have called on congressional leaders not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without simultaneously replacing it with legislation to ensure that all Americans have insurance coverage with access to comprehensive mental health care at parity with physical health services.

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Black-White Earnings Gap Remains at 1950s Levels for Median Worker

The earnings gap between African-American men and white men is the same now as it was 60 years ago for the median worker, according to a new study from economists at the University of Chicago and Duke University.

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People's Energy in the Workplace Is Key to Staff Retention

A research study has found that people's energy towards colleagues has a major influence on how likely they are to leave their job voluntarily. The in-depth study was undertaken with IT workers over a four-year period by academics at the Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) and the Surrey Business School at University of Surrey.

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Leadership, Bosses, Boss, Management, Binghamton, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, Seth Spain, Taxonomy, bad bosses, Workplace, Supervisors, Organizational Behavior, machiavellianism, Narcissism, Psychopathy, Careers, Employees, Stress

Bad Bosses Come in Two Forms: Dark or Dysfunctional

Bad bosses generally come in two forms. There are the dysfunctional ones, like Michael Scott from the TV series The Office; then there are the dark ones, like Gordon Gekko from the film Wall Street. Researchers including Seth M. Spain from Binghamton University, State University of New York are building a framework to better understand the behaviors of bad bosses and to reduce workplace stress.

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Economic Development Administration, Economic Development, Green, green and energy-efficient technology, Environment, Urban Planning, Chicago, Workforce Development, Jobs, Transportation, Logistics, green industry, Manufacturing

Federal Grant to Help UIC Promote Chicagoland Green Economic Development

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Via the U.S. Economic Development Administration's (EDA) 2016 University Center Economic Development Competition, UIC's Natalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement will receive $54,000 annually for a five-year program to develop a model to promote green economic development in the Chicago region with a focus on manufacturing and workforce development.

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It Matters Who You Know: Referral Networks in the Labor Market

Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance, but “job-referral networks” may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

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Catholics More Committed to Workplaces Than Evangelicals Are, Baylor Study Finds

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Catholics are more emotionally committed to their workplaces than are Evangelicals — and people with strong attachments to God, regardless of their faith group, are more committed to their jobs when they work for smaller companies, according to a Baylor University study.

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Identity Loan' Common in Undocumented Workers

University of Colorado Denver researcher finds employers often furnish with workers with borrowed work documents

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Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

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Having a Meltdown at Work? Blame It on Your Passion

Sunita Sah, assistant professor of management and organizations at Cornell University, and her colleagues have a novel strategy to save your professional reputation: Reframe your distress as passion for the project.

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Bullying Makes Men Leave the Labor Market

Long-term consequences of workplace bullying on sickness absence

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Office Holiday Party: Will It Help or Haunt Your Career?

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Florida State University College of Business Professor Wayne Hochwarter dives into the do's and don'ts of the often tricky office holiday party, which can present all kinds of treacherous risks or valuable rewards.

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Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Retention, Job Satisfaction, ICU, Critical Care, University of Maryland Medical Center, APRN

AACN Journal Article Outlines How to Integrate New Nurse Practitioners into Critical Care

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An article in Critical Care Nurse describes key strategic planning for new roles, training programs and other strategies that have resulted in successful nurse practitioners in all 10 ICUs at the University of Maryland Medical Center. UMMC’s strategic approach has decreased turnover and increased overall job satisfaction scores among NPs.

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Taking Time-Off Work to Raise Children is Damaging to the Careers of Highly Skilled, High Earning Women

Mothers who leave work to raise children often sacrifice more than the pay for their time off; when they come back their wages reflect lost raises.

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Lawrence Livermore Lab Honored for Military Recruiting Programs

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been honored with a Gold 2016 Optimas Award for Recruiting from Workforce Magazine, recognizing the Lab for excellence in its military internship programs.







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