Trends in the job market show an increasing number of men entering jobs traditionally dominated by women: teaching, nursing, dental assisting, bank telling, reception work and waiting tables. The shifting terrain of the American labor market is driven by many factors, including financial issues, qua...
Forget about that sneeze guard... A new study by the workers’ rights group Restaurant Opportunities Center reports that 40% of restaurant employees who worked while sick admitted to coughing or sneezing while preparing food. This troubling statistic becomes even more worrisome when we consider the...
Among Washington workers killed on the job last year were five young men, including one who was just 18 years old. Approximately 80 young men and women between the age of 16 and 24 are hurt on the job each day in Washington State. As we near the height of the summer job season, the state Department...