Fatalities in the construction industry: findings from a revision of the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System
Focusing on leading causes of fatal injuries in the construction industry, this study examines the effects of the revised U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS version 2.01) on safety and health surveillance; the results obtained indicate that the revised OIICS will enable the construction industry to develop better injury prevention strategies and will enhance the safety and health of the overall U.S. workforce.Read full article »
A review of America’s recent economic difficulties and lackluster recovery with a focus on entrepreneurship and job creation.View all Book Reviews »
Researchers see whether the slowing of firm entries, expansion, contraction, and exits has been limited to certain geographic areas, firm sizes, or industries.
In 2013, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 300 labor-related bills dealing with a variety of issues including wages, human trafficking, and more.
An American Economics Review article looks at the causes of the remaining gap in earnings between men and women and suggests how it could be eliminated.View all Beyond BLS articles »