The hospitality sector turnover rate climbed even higher than its pre-Covid-19 pandemic rate, reaching 85% as reported by Nevada Current (https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2022/08/15/tackling-turnover-hospitality-sector-confronts-an-old-problem-the-pandemic-made-worse/).
About Sevil Sonmez, Ph.D.
Sevil Sönmez’s research is interdisciplinary and applied and delves into the interconnections of work, leisure, and health. Her scholarship examines adverse health consequences of occupational and leisure mobility, occupational health of commercial drivers, health and safety of tourism and hospitality sector workers, and reduction of tourism’s adverse health effects and promotion of its health benefits. Her work appears in journals of multiple disciplines, including tourism and hospitality, health sciences, and business. She is the coeditor of three books, including Population Mobility and Infectious Disease.
Entries by Sevil Sonmez, Ph.D.
A Dollar Tree store in Matteson, Illinois, was cited after inspectors found potential slip, trip and fall, struck-by, fire and electrical hazards as a result of obstructed areas, unsafely stacked materials and blocked electrical panels and has been fined $364,000 by OSHA, as reported by Occupational Health & Safety (https://ohsonline.com/articles/2022/12/02/osha-proposes-over.aspx?admgarea=news).
A February 2022 New York Times report discusses why America does not have enough truck drivers … A 1,000-mile journey through the middle of America reveals the fundamental reason for truck driver shortages: It is a job full of stress, physical deprivation and loneliness. Read here: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/09/business/truck-driver-shortage.html