Workplace Injuries Up 7.5%

Private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2022, up 7.5% from 2021 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). The increase comes from a rise in both injuries up 4.5% and illnesses up 26.1%. The jump in illnesses can be credited to the rise in respiratory illness cases, up 35.4%, following a […]

July 2023 Labor Market Statistics

July 2023 showed little change in trends from the previous month. It is our mission at BR1 to provide solutions that give business leaders an unfair competitive advantage. Visit our website to learn more.

USCIS Publishes New I-9 Form & Authorizes Employers to Conduct Remote Document Examination

On August 1st, 2023 the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service will publish a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers are permitted to use the current form (edition 10/21/2019) through October 31st, 2023. Starting November 1st, employers must use the new form (edition 8/1/2023). Read more. A new alternative procedure for employers to examine new […]

Labor Market Statistics | July 7th, 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released their May 2023 figures. The highlights: What we know about June 2023: With only 0.6 unemployed people per job opening, recruiting and retaining enough of the right people remains a tremendous challenge for business leaders. It’s our mission to provide solutions that give business leaders an unfair […]