With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
U.S. Hiring Outlook Remains Strong: It’s a Skilled Workers’ Market as Employers Continue to Predict Optimistic Hiring for Q4
U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q4 2019 with hiring intentions improving one percentage point compared to a year ago, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. The last time the survey of more than 11,500 employers reported a fourth quarter outlook as high as +20% was in the fourth quarter of 2006.
FDA Warns JUUL Labs for Marketing Unauthorized Modified Risk Tobacco Products, Including in Outreach to Youth
On Sept. 9, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to JUUL Labs Inc. for marketing unauthorized modified risk tobacco products by engaging in labeling, advertising, and/or other activities directed to consumers, including a presentation given to youth at a school. The agency also sent a letter to the company expressing concern, and requesting more information, about several issues raised in a recent Congressional hearing regarding JUUL’s outreach and marketing practices, including those targeted at students, tribes, health insurers and employers.
Buoyed by the Largest Projected Bonuses in Four Decades, Employees Should See Pay Climb in 2020, According to Aon
Salaries are projected to rise in 2020, and U.S. employees should also expect to bring home more in bonuses next year, according to new data released today by Aon plc, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions.
A new study of New York City firefighters has found that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) dust is associated with a significantly increased long-term risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The study, conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System, and the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), found that those who arrived first at the WTC site—when the air-borne dust was thickest—have a 44% increased risk of CVD compared to those who arrived later in the day. The study was published online Sept. 6 in JAMA Open Network.
Arup joins Steven Holl Architects in celebrating the REACH at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which opened to the public on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Arup is proud to have played a key role in delivering the first-ever expansion of Washington, D.C.’s premier performing arts venue. This iconic and highly sustainable addition, on track to earn LEED Gold, will serve as a living theater, immersive learning center and public arts incubator.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.