A New York Times article swiftly summarizes psychological research into unconscious racial bias. Harvard Professor Sendhil Mullainathan performed some of the experiments, and describes others. Some discrimination is consciously practiced, although less often verbalized than before. At least when the verbalization is in person; racist comments on relatively anonymous social media...
So, many of us were surprised that Peggy Young convinced the Supreme Court that she deserves a trial. It is never a good idea to bet on a Supreme Court case. The short story of Peggy Young goes like this. Ms. Young worked for UPS delivering packages on its early morning shift. She unload...Read more
Workplace stress kills. I know this will come as no shock to many who have felt its effects first-hand. But we hear more about heart disease and cancer, gun violence and other causes of death, causes with more research efforts and initiatives to cure the situations. As a public health issue, workplace violence has gotten...Read more
Many employers provide vacation and personal time off as benefits of employment. It’s helpful to know what the rules are, however, or you might end up giving up the one benefit that everyone can enjoy. It’s important to have health insurance, disability coverage, and life insurance, but if you’re fortunate and healthy, you may not...Read more