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A batch of Democratic lawmakers from Washington, D.C. recently weighed in on an economic issue most prominently raised by the Fight for $15.
The Chamber applauds the administration for its new rule expanding Association Health Plans (AHPs).
This report estimates the economic cost of health-related productivity losses, profiling eighteen countries, ranging from industrialized markets such as the United States and Japan, to developing markets such as Kenya and Indonesia.
The EU has proposed a multitude of financial regulations that could discourage other countries from doing business in Europe.
This report provides estimates of the economic cost due to productivity losses arising from absenteeism, presenteeism and early retirement due to ill health. For Saudi Arabia, these losses equate to a total of 9.7% of GDP by 2030 as shown in Table ES1. This is the largest impact of any of the countries included in this study as comparator countries. The majority are middle income developing countries from around the globe, although the US, Japan and Singapore are also included.
The World Health Organization predicts NCDs will become the leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. Productivity losses related to ill health cost South Africa 6.7% GDP a year, rising to 7.0% GDP by 2030.
This report provides estimates of the economic cost due to productivity losses arising from absenteeism, presenteeism and early retirement due to ill health. For South Africa, these losses equate to a total of 6.7% of GDP in 2015 as shown in Table ES 1, increasing to 7.0% of GDP by 2030.
The General Counsel at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a guidance memo...
This report provides estimates of the economic cost due to productivity losses arising from absenteeism, presenteeism and early retirement due to ill health. For Jiangsu, these losses equate to a total of 5.3% of GDP in 2015, as shown in Table ES 1, increasing to 6.3% of GDP by 2030.
Out of the total 605,000 deaths in Mexico in 2014, NCDs are accountable for 77% (465,850) and accidents and injuries contribute another 12%.