U.S. Post Service worker Deborah Ford retired this week with a perfect attendance record: 44 years on the job, without taking a single sick day. That means the 64-year-old Ford (above) logged just short of 11,000 workdays. Read More »
Even with both Republican and Democratic parties bragging about their ground game, Americans will likely hit Nov. 7 knowing at least one number: just 50 to 60 percent of the voting age population will have cast ballots.
There are many reasons for this. For people in non-swing states, their presidential choice... Read More »
It's hard to find anyone who doesn't think a vacation is a good thing. Beyond getting to explore different parts of the country or the world, vacations have been shown to improve mental health, prevent job burnout and even enhance creativity. Yet if you're guilty of ending the year without using most of your... Read More »
Everyone knows vacation time is important in order to rest, relax, refresh and rejuvenate, but not all of us will have the opportunity to get away this summer. Whether you're new to the job and haven't built up the vacation time yet, or you already used it all earlier in the year to attend your second cousin... Read More »
Connecticut's passage of the nation's first statewide paid sick leave law has workers and business owners eyeing the trend to see its potential for adoption nationwide.
In part, that's because Connecticut was the first state to pass a Family Medical Leave Act, which required employers to grant employees... Read More »