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Social work was recently listed in this article on Huffington Post as one of the worst paying college degrees. The National Association of Social Workers is concerned with salary information posted in the Huffington piece, which cited Payscale data. To read a summary of the salary report click here.
You can find social workers in all areas of society. For instance, they help veterans who have risked their lives for our nation get the benefits they need, counsel families in crisis, and help keep children safe.
Many social workers say the good they bring into the lives of others is far more important than getting rich. However, there is no question social workers should be paid more for the invaluable work they do.
Height and Whitney M. Young Social Worker Reinvestment Actwhich would secure federal and state investment in the social work profession. We would also like to point out that social work is one of the fastest growing fields in the United States, according to Labor Department data.
And a May U. News and World Report article said medical and public health social work will be one of the 50 best careers in and beyond. Judgments on the monetary value of certain careers are always subjective. Thank goodness many people continue to choose life-affirming careers such as social work despite the naysayers.30% of workers whose companies have an at-work social media policy say they use social media while on the job to take a break from work, compared with 40% of workers whose employers do not have such policies.
Jun 15, · Know your workplace social media policy. Be conscious of your posts, emails and text messages. Use your LIKE’s responsibly.
Liking a post, comment or image is equal to endorsing it. By MICHAEL TOVE, CEP, RFC | AIN Services April 18, Most people are aware of the advice “delay your Social Security until age ” Many reject it because they created an Excel spreadsheet that seems to contradict it, or they think they won’t live long enough to make it pay off, or because they just can’t stand working past age 65 (or 66 or 67).
This protection extends to certain work-related conversations conducted on social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. In , the National Labor Relations Board, an independent federal agency that enforces the Act, began receiving charges in its regional offices related to employer social media policies and to specific instances of discipline for Facebook postings.
Oct 04, · Some Facebook posts by workers criticizing their employers are "protected concerted activity," according to the National Labor Relations Board, which also found some company social-media.
July 26, September 12, by Social Media Blog In Munroe v. Central Bucks School District, a Pennsylvania federal court determined that a public school teacher’s “opprobrious” comments in a private blog about her school, co-workers, students, and parents were .