Bicycling, biking, or pedal cycling has substantially increased in popularity over the last decade, and biking has become a go-to transportation means for a number of Americans for both economic and health reasons. In 2016, about 12.4% of Americans or around 66.5 million rode their bicycles on a regular basis. The number significantly increased between 2012 and 2014. One challenge faced by the public today is the growing number of fatalities involving cyclists, particularly those who are under the influence of alcohol. According to the Centers for Disease.
The preliminary estimates of the National Safety Council show that motor vehicle accidents claimed 40,000 lives in 2017, and about 4.57 million people were injured and needed medical attention in vehicular crashes. Car accidents are among the leading causes of injury and death to children in the United States, which warrants a serious look at the safety and effectiveness of car seats that parents use. Infant car seats are designed to provide babies safety and protection while on the road. However, there are cases in which the car.
The US Labor Law continues to evolve right in front of our eyes and it is imperative for both employers and employees to get updated on the changes involved as they affect company policies that surround employment, training, anti-discrimination and anti-harassment training, injury and illness claims, and compensation, among others. Here are just a few of the developments in labor law this year. Discrimination Title VII, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered to be the cornerstone of equal.
Fitness in America is a billion dollar industry, with a projection of $87.5 billion in 2018. The fitness industry grew to approximately 200,000 clubs worldwide, serving 162 million members. With the growing number of people who acquire gym and fitness centers membership, also comes the risk of physical injuries among customers – may it be from over-exertion, incorrect form and technique, and faulty equipment, among other causes. Some of the most common injuries range from muscle pain, splints, strain, and sprain to more serious ones such as fractures,.
One of the biggest challenges any organization faces is keeping their employees, more so the good and deserving ones. When an employee leaves, the management is left with the task to look for a replacement within a short period, as well as the responsibility to manage its impact on the rest of the team. When a team member resigns, people notice; and inevitably, it will make the others think whether it would be high time for them to go, too. This is why effective employee retention must be.
In 2016, millennials composed a third of the workforce in the US, making it the largest generation in the labor force today. With ages ranging from 21 to 36 in 2017, millennials are starting to take on leadership roles, as well. So much has been said about this generation, especially by the ones that came before it, in terms of work ethics, values, and belief system. Millennials grew up at a time of 24-hour news, exposing them to events from all over the world, and as they entered.
Every year, the legislative body of California introduces thousands of bills that aim to make the lives of the citizens better. These bills vary in their scope from education, taxation, and even your daily commute. Once the governor signs the bill and it becomes part of the California Statutes, it will affect you and your way of living in one way or another. In 2017, almost 900 bills were passed by the legislature and signed by the governor to take effect in 2018 and here are some that.
Ever since the rise of ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, taxi services have been on the decline. Taxis have been part of the transportation system since the early 17th century in the form of horse-drawn hackney carriage for hire in Paris and London, and from there it developed into a multi-billion industry worldwide. Now, Uber and Lyft have created a competition for taxi companies with their state of the art capabilities and easier accessibility. Taxi companies are trying to fight back by labeling these ridesharing companies as.