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Married mothers less likely to participate in labor force in 2017 than other moms 

April 26, 2018
Married mothers of children under age 18 remained less likely to participate in the labor force in 2017 than mothers with other marital statuses. The labor force participation rate for married mothers was 68.6 percent in 2017, compared with 76.5 percent for mothers with other marital statuses. Full Text »
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The facts of the faller: Occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities to loggers 2006–2015

Logging workers deal with a set of working conditions unique among all other occupations. Logging jobs are characterized by strenuous work, long hours, seasonal employment, and some of the most hazardous conditions in the workforce. Loggers often work many hours at remote locations in harsh weather conditions, with limited access to medical services.
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