LLS Survey of Medical Lab Professionals Collects Data From 1,100 Individuals Across the U.S.

Earlier this year, Lighthouse Lab Services conducted it’s first survey of wage and morale among Medical Laboratory Professionals, gathering responses from more than 1,100 individuals across the industry. Our results, which are now available in the report linked below, show a majority of our inaugural respondents are feeling overworked and are performing in understaffed labs, despite most receiving modest bumps in compensation when compared to 2021 salaries.

Overall, our results show an industry that continues to struggle to replace retiring lab professionals at a sustainable rate while also facing challenges created by the recent pandemic. Although many are receiving annual compensation increases of 1% to 5%, a number of respondents indicated better salaries could help to alleviate the recruitment problem.

Noncompetes Stifle Workers: Concluding Research Forthcoming in Multiple Publications

The debate over whether noncompete agreements help or hurt employees is addressed in four research papers forthcoming in top journals and co-authored by management professor Evan Starr at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The results, he says,…