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Unemployment Among Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Remained Below the National Average in 2013

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

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf14317/nsf14317.pdf

Reports on  the employment levels and unemployment rates of doctoral scientists and engineers including social sciences by field of doctorate, years since earning degree, and race/ethnicity/gender.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Sexual Orientation and the Federal Workplace: Policy and Perception

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

http://www.mspb.gov/netsearch/viewdocs.aspx?docnumber=1026379&version=1030388&application=ACROBAT

Examines federal employee perceptions of workplace treatment based on sexual orientation, reviews how federal workplace protections from sexual orientation discrimination evolved, and seeks to determine if further action is warranted.  From the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board

 

National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2013 (Preliminary Results)

Categories: Births/Deaths,Labor/Employment,Statistics

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

Offers statistics on 4,405 fatal work injuries recorded in the U.S. in 2013.  Covers worker characteristics, types of incidents, industries and occupations related to the fatal accidents.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Jobs Supported by State Exports 2013

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/build/groups/public/@tg_ian/documents/webcontent/tg_ian_005380.pdf

Presents estimates of the number of U.S. jobs supported by export of goods and services and the number of jobs supported by goods exports from the 50 individual states.  From the Commerce Department

 

Preserving Access to the Legal System: A Practical Guide to Providing Employees with Adequate Information about Their Rights under Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/upload/Practical-Guide-to-Providing-EEO-Program-Info-to-Employees-SEP-2014.pdf

A compilation of practices and ideas for how federal agencies should inform their employees about equal employment opportunities and rights in an electronic age.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

Virginia Independence Program for State Fiscal Year 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Welfare/Social Services

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2342014/$file/RD234.pdf

Describes Virginia’s social welfare programs funded under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and provides statistics by locality.  From the Department of Social Services

 

Teacher Attrition and Mobility: Results from the 2012-13 Teacher Follow-up Survey: First Look

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014077.pdf

Tracks the movement or non-movement of teachers between schools, school districts, public/private schools, or away from the teaching profession, and reasons for those movements.

From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Human Capital Estimates 2013

Categories: Great Britain,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171766_374868.pdf

Looks at the changes in human capital values (a measure of workers’ skills, knowledge. abilities, social attributes, and health attributes) between 2004 and 2013 including the effect of the economic downturn on these values.  From the Office for National Statistics

 

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