Entries by Sevil Sonmez, Ph.D.

Hospitality Sector Turnover Rates Continue to Climb

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/).

Occupational Health Violations Receive OSHA Fines

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).  

The Real Reason America Doesn’t Have Enough Truck Drivers

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