Category Archives: Employment

Protecting Workers’ Safety and Health

The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day is a holiday for celebrating the economic and social contributions of the American worker. It’s also a good time to think about protecting those workers from occupational hazards. We have many federal safety … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety One Year After Explosion in West, TX

Last year, a fire set off a tragic explosion at a fertilizer storage and distribution facility in West, Texas. The explosion killed and injured many people and severely damaged nearby houses and other buildings, including schools. While the investigation that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

Whether federal workers are responding to natural disasters, preventing widespread epidemics, maintaining our national parks, or exploring the vast unknowns of deep space, the American people expect that they will get the job done right. Public Service Recognition Week has … Continue reading

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Podcast on Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots

The number of pilots employed by commercial airlines has declined since 2000, and many stakeholders are concerned about a potential shortage of qualified airline pilots in the near future. Listen to our podcast with Gerald Dillingham, a director in our … Continue reading

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