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Average Weekly Shift Work Growth for August Hovers at 1%

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for Aug. 17-23, shift work volume grew 1.2% week-over-week – though 40% of that growth is directly attributed to K-12 and higher education activity as the fall semester continues to ramp up.
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The Parent Trap: Work, Childcare, and the COVID-19 Pandemic Create Trying Times for Working Families

LOWELL, Mass. | As fall rapidly approaches, organizations should pay extra attention to working parents and guardians: According to a survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, nearly three-quarters (72%) of U.S. employees with children under 18 in the household are anxious about balancing the demands of their job with childcare – including school re-openings, virtual learning, and daycare capacity – in the coming months.
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Weekly Shift Work Growth Triples Sluggish Summer Average with Annual Mid-August Surge of School Employee Activity

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for Aug. 10-16, shift work volume grew 1.4% week-over-week – its largest single week increase since the week ending July 19 – resulting in more shifts worked last week than at any other point since the pandemic began.
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Despite Summer Heat, U.S. Shift Work Growth Nearly Frozen

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for Aug. 3-9, shift work volume struggled to grow half a percentage point, increasing only 0.5% week-over-week.
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Employees Set High Bar: Workplace Safety, Transparent Communication, and Contact Tracing Non-negotiable, find Kronos Surveys

LOWELL, Mass. | Organizational safety is paramount amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and transparent communication plays a critical role: A recent survey from Kronos Incorporated conducted by The Harris Poll finds nearly 9 in 10 U.S. employees (86%) believe their employer has an “obligation” to notify employees who may have been in contact with a co-worker who tested positive for COVID-19 — a sentiment shared by a majority of U.S. employees currently going into work (89%) and working from home due to the pandemic (86%).
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U.S. Shift Work Growth Stalled, Finds Kronos Workforce Activity Report

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report from Kronos Incorporated for July 27-Aug. 2, shift work volume remained essentially flat between the weeks ending July 26 and Aug. 2, growing just 0.5% week-over-week.
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