October Employment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases October 2008 employment numbers. With unemployment on the rise and volatility in the economy, U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao issued a statement concerning the recent October employment situation report: “Today’s report underscores the importance of restoring the health of our banking system and credit markets so that employers can rebound and create …

Lowest Fatality Rate in Recorded OSHA History

Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report showing a decline in worker fatalities. The rate of worker fatalities has declined by 6% from 2006 to 2007, based on a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on August 20, 2008. The report released by BLS is using preliminary numbers due to final data for 2007 not being released …