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December 2016

Suicide in the workplace

Reginald Harris

An analysis of trends and propensity ratios for workplace suicides from 2011 to 2013.

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Book Reviews

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Temp workers, permanent effects: how temps changed the nature of the U.S. workforce

Meredith Miller

From the 1960s to the early 2000s, the temp industry succeeded in changing U.S. corporate culture from viewing work and workers as an asset to considering them a liability.

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Beyond BLS

Disabled veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities: are they the same?

Charlotte M. Irby

A U.S. Census Bureau report uses the American Community Survey to determine whether a veteran with a service-connected disability is the same as what is commonly known as a disabled veteran.

Appraising the performance of performance appraisals

Peter C. Fisk

A study of why performance appraisals are used and how they affect employment outcomes.

My coworkers are making me sick

Eleni Karageorge

How worker access to paid sick leave affects the spread of illness at the workplace.

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Flashback
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June 1983

As we consider the variety of health plans available during the open season, let’s look at a 1984 MLR article that compared HMOs to traditional health plans.

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