Consumer tech and a custom app combine to optimize the employee review.
A new Gender, Work & Organization analysis of US data from 1997-2016 provides new insights into workplace sexual harassment.
New research by University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist Nathan Seltzer identifies a link between the long-term decline in manufacturing jobs -- accelerated during the Great Recession -- and reduced fertility rates.
A new meta-analysis on hiring discrimination by Northwestern University sociologist Lincoln Quillian and his colleagues finds evidence of pervasive hiring discrimination against all nonwhite groups in all nine countries they examined. Yet some countries discriminate more than others -- and certain laws and institutional practices might explain why.
The gender pay gap within airlines is often attributed to the fact that men frequently carry out high technically skilled jobs such as pilots and mechanics, whereas women commonly work in customer service roles like cabin crew. But a new paper by Swansea University researchers has revealed that the gap exists for cabin crew after controlling for contract type.
Most fishing communities from North Carolina to Maine are projected to face declining fishing options unless they adapt to climate change by catching different species or fishing in different areas, according to a study in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Recently unemployed people with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea have a higher risk of having lost a job multiple times, according to preliminary results from a new study.
SIOP has published a new white paper that explores how to promote gig workers' productivity and well-being in organizations. This white paper provides an overview to help organizations and individuals understand the gig economy and answers several pressing questions related to the gig economy.
Research linking economic conditions and health often does not consider children's mental health problems. In a new Health Economics study, investigators found that US children's mental health worsened as the economy weakened. The use of special education services for emotional problems also rose when economic conditions worsened.
Oregon is considering a bill to implement paid family leave, House Bill 2005, following in the footsteps of Washington, which approved a similar policy in 2017. Oregon Health and Science University-Portland State University School of Public Health researchers concluded that it's not just approving paid family leave that's important for employees -- how that policy is implemented to make it equitable for all employees is just as critical.