More people don’t have health insurance

Poverty rates declines in U.S., but more people don’t have health insurance The nation’s poverty rate declined for the first time this decade, but the number of Americans without health insurance rose to a record high of 47 million in 2006, according to census figures released Tuesday. The addition of 2.2 million people to the […]

Workplace Has a “Powerful Influence” on Drinking Habits

A work culture’s attitude toward drinking affects its employees’ drinking habits outside of work, suggests research involving more than 5,300 U.S. workers. That culture is crucial for changing drinking patterns and preventing alcohol problems, and it should be factored in to public health initiatives, concludes a report published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal. […]

Crackdown on companies hiring illegal aliens sparks increase in identity theft

With the recent changes to the immigration laws punishing employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants, Arizona companies are making it more difficult for illegal immigrants to find work.  But the new crackdown on companies may be hurting the wrong people. Recent surveys conducted by National PEO have shown that more and more employees are concerned […]

Arizona’s Fair and Legal Employment Act

Although there are no specific updates to the impending changes to the way Arizona employers will have to verify employment eligibility, there are perplexing follows to the bill. Shortly after the law was signed into effect, a press release from Governor Janet Napolitano, which captures her agreement that the bill contains numerous flaws that seek […]