A recently published study that questions the American Bar Association’s judicial qualification rankings serves as a good reminder of the importance of an open and fair standard-setting process. One expert offers advice on how organizations can do that for their industries.
In a new campaign, the U.S. Travel Association hopes to change the public perception of vacation time and draw attention to the drain that an overworked workforce puts on the economy and personal well-being.
Associations had a range of reactions to a new Bureau of Labor Statistics survey that showed the number of volunteers declined in 2013.
Nutrition labels are getting their first makeover since becoming required on almost all food packaging 20 years ago. Public health and food industry groups, for the most part, like what they see.
A new suite of tools from the National Health Council will help patients estimate their out-of-pocket insurance costs and allow them to share their experience of signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Some 25,000 volunteers helped put on a successful Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite the Games’ rocky start. You may not have (or need) that many at your event, but volunteers can bring local flavor and extra hands on deck to your next meeting.
Hundreds of hours of interviews need to be transcribed for the National Park Service’s Flight 93 Oral History Project, and the Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association is stepping up to help get the job done.
The National Education Association, a strong supporter of the Common Core State Standards, heard grumblings among members about how the standards were being implemented. NEA spoke up on their behalf last week.
While Washington is looking for ways to cut costs by moving its operations to the web, one group is working to preserve paper-based communications for those who prefer them or lack access to technology.
Facebook worked with a number of LGBT advocacy groups to compile a list of more than 50 terms for people to use to describe their gender identity.