The ELD Mandate ensures mobile devices in vehicle cabs are now commonplace. These phones and rugged tablets can help fleets distinguish themselves from the pack by leveraging telematics technology that takes a big bite out of waste and boosts profit margins every day.
Since the dawn of the new year, the media across the world have been overwhelmed by reports of a deadly novel virus, coronavirus, ravaging China’s Hubei province and spreading fast beyond China’s shores. The virus, now officially named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization, has infected more than 59,000 persons in the country, killing no less than 1,367 citizens.
In conducting research at my company, which offers workflow management and process software, we found that many business owners and managers say they don’t have time to create automated processes and, even worse, aren’t taking steps to fix the problem.
From exoskeletons to virtual reality, the workplace is entering the wearable era. For businesses in a range of industries, wearable technology that helps workers with physical tasks is coming — and just in time for an aging workforce: By 2026, more than 37 percent of Americans between 65 and 69 will be actively employed, compared with 22 percent in 1996, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In the last few years, ongoing employee training programs have shifted from nice-to-have to a must-have for large enterprises. Employee engagement and corporate culture have become increasingly important in the business world. Exactly 61% of top jobseekers value a positive business environment with opportunities for career growth more than a high salary.
Employers that knowingly fail to comply with OSHA standards will see a near 2% increase in monetary penalties. On January 15, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) raised its civil penalties (85 Fed. Reg. 2,292) by approximately 1.8%. The final rule implements annual inflation adjustments of civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by OSHA and other agencies within the Department of Labor (DOL) in 2020, as required by the Inflation Adjustment Act (Pub. L. 114-74).