Labor Day and the Evolution of the Job Market

Labor Day and the Evolution of the Job Market

Labor Day is not just celebrated in the U.S. but has become a movement in many parts of the world. In addition to recognizing workers themselves, Labor Day tips its hat to all that the labor movement has achieved. These accomplishments include the five-day work week,...
Tips to Keep Young Workers Safe

Tips to Keep Young Workers Safe

With school out, it’s a great time for older students to join the workforce. They can fatten up their wallets, gain work experience, make connections that will help them in future job searches, and build their character in the process. Students who work summer...
Is Avvo a Credible Legal Resource?

Is Avvo a Credible Legal Resource?

If you watch much TV, you may have seen the commercials for Avvo, the online legal directory service. They’re clever TV spots for certain. But is Avvo a credible legal resource? Avvo was founded in 2006 out of Seattle by a lawyer who was then Expedia’s...
Is Avvo a Credible Legal Resource?

Protecting Braves Stadium Construction Workers

Construction workers erecting the massive SunTrust Park in Marietta, Georgia are the focus of a partnership–in hopes of protecting Braves stadium construction workers from injury on the construction site. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration,...
Is Avvo a Credible Legal Resource?

Beware the Slow Erosion of Workers’ Comp

Remember the old frog in boiling water analogy? It’s meant to underline the danger of slow erosion. If a frog jumps in a pot of boiling water, it notices the heat immediately, and jumps out. However if a frog jumps into a pot of lukewarm water that heats up to...