Tag: workplace

18
Mar

Employee Substance Abuse & The Affect On Your Company’s Bottom Line

More than ever, some of your team may need you help. Here’s some info to consider: Employees with substance abuse problems cost businesses billions of dollars each year. According to the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, among the 17.8 million Americans aged 18 or older who admitted to illicit drug use, nearly 73% were employed. This equates

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16
Feb

Teen Employees-Rights & Responsibilities In The Workplace

Every year, millions of teenagers join the workplace for the first time. A first job can be a positive experience for many, teaching them discipline and responsibility in addition to giving them some extra money. However, some teens find themselves working in hostile environments. Their supervisors might treat them unfairly because of their sex or race, harass them, hassle them

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29
Dec

BE AWARE OF SIGNS THAT COULD INDICATE THREAT OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

Today near San Diego, a recently fired casino employee killed another and took his own life at the scene of his previous employment.   On average, 20 workers are killed each week on the job, making homicide the second leading cause of death at the workplace (after motor vehicle accidents). Additionally, an estimated million workers are non-fatally assaulted each year, according to data

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