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Premiums and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Private versus Public Sector, 2013

Categories: Govt Personnel,Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st474/stat474.pdf

Presents estimates of average premiums paid by public and private sector employees for single, employee-plus-one, and family coverage.  Found that public sector employees paid higher premiums than private sector employees with wide variation across geographic areas.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

American Time Use Survey 2014 Results

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Children,Labor/Employment,Literacy/Reading,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/atus.pdf

Latest data on such factors as number of hours worked from home, time devoted to household and leisure activities, and care of household children.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

High School Longitudinal Study of 2009:… 2013 Update and High School Transcript Study: A First Look at Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2013

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015037.pdf

Follows student paths from the beginning of high school into higher education and the workforce.  Includes focus on paths into and out of STEM fields of study and careers.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Relationship Between Education and Work Credentials

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015556.pdf

Provides brief information on the percentage of adults with a license or professional certification by the adults’ educational attainment level.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Terrorism,Women

http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper

Annual report on how the U.S. government views the human rights records of other countries.  The 2014 report aims harsh criticism at Iran and non-state terrorist organizations such as ISIL, Boko Haram, and al-Qaeda.  From the State Department

 

Preliminary Multifactor Productivity Trends, 2014

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prod3.pdf

Multifactor productivity increased at an annual rate of 0.8% in 2014, Shows trends over years since 1980s.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Persons With A Disability: Labor Force Characteristics, 2014

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/disabl_06162015.pdf

In 2014 17% of persons with a disability were employed, while the unemployment rate for such persons was 12.5%.  Statistical tables include information on occupations of employed persons with disabilities.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Addressing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment: A Guide to Employment Rights, Protections, and Responsibilities

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Sex Issues

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/diversity-and-inclusion/reference-materials/addressing-sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity-discrimination-in-federal-civilian-employment.pdf

Describes the rights and processes available to job applicants and federal empoyees who allege sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination.  The revised guide reflects recent changes in the law.  From the Office of Personnel Management

 

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