Amid the #MeToo momentum, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a public meeting today in DC to share key takeaways from its 2016 Workplace Harassment Report and hear testimony from experts on best practices for addressing and curtailing workplace harassment. Continue reading EEOC Shares Workplace Harassment Report Results Amid #MeToo Movement
What’s New in Small Business? The U.S. Small Business Administration released a snapshot of what’s new for small businesses in the United States this morning. Culling from data effective August 2018, the Agency reported on trends in the establishment and growth of America’s small businesses. According to the SBA’s recent Advocacy alert, there were 3.02 million small businesses in the United States (as of 2015) … Continue reading What’s New in Small Business?
Guest contributors, Dr. Eileen Appelbaum and Dr. Hye Jin Rho, of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC, explore standout data on the gig economy workforce laid out in the 2018 Bureau of Labor Statistics Report. While the general perception is that this is a growing share of employment in the United States, the authors unveil some surprising results about gig workers. Continue reading Just One Percent of Workers Do Gig Work as Main or Secondary Job