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Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) this past week sent a jointly signed letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) asking the agency to examine the relationship between labor force participation rates and substance use, as well as review state and federal policies that may affect this trend.
Efforts to improve frontline supervision can improve the quality of entry-level jobs in long-term care resulting in higher retention of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and better care for patients.
A survey of 1,000 employees conducted by Bankrate's TheCashlorette.com found about 33 percent of millennial employees said they are comfortable discussing salary with co-workers, more than any other age group and about four times the rate among baby boomers. Close to 50 percent of the millennial re...
While private-sector healthcare employment has grown by 20% over the last decade, wages for workers in hospitals and outpatient centers have declined or stagnated, a report from the Center for Economic and Policy Research finds. The report, Organizational Restructuring in U.S. Healthcare Systems: I...
This resource provides practical guidance for small businesses on how to recruit and retain qualified people with disabilities. It also describes approaches business associations -- including but not limited to local chambers of commerce and business leadership networks -- can use to educate their members on the issue and raise awareness in their communities.
“Young people are looking for very tangible pathways forward, and that’s something I think the home care cooperative sector is better prepared to offer than most industries,” Thomas Showalter, director of the National Youth Employment Coalition told attendees at the recently concluded Home Care Cooperatives Conference in Dulles, VA. The event was organized by the Cooperative Development Foundation.
The survey of more than 10,000 people ages 24 to 80 showed far fewer differences between age groups than traditional stereotypes. The researchers say it might be because people are living longer and working longer – and differently.
Research shows many older people are remaining in the labor force longer than those from previous generations.
“Surveys repeatedly show that boomers want to keep earning an income well into the traditional retirement years…The big question is: are employers ready to embrace them as employees?” That’s the question posed by Chris Farrell of Next Avenue, a St. Paul, MN-based online resource – sponsored by Twin Cities PBS -- for older Americans.
The rule, which could dramatically expand the number of employees entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), is strongly supported by advocates representing workers in the home healthcare sector and at long-term care facilities.
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