Labor unions are legally acknowledged bodies that work for the rights and demands of the staff members or employees. The United States has had a long history of labor unions which began in 1790. 1,026 more words
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Hot summer weather can lead to heat stroke for employees working outdoors
It’s getting hot outside!
Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions according to OSHA. 189 more words
Effective July 7,2017, employers in West Virginia will have significantly expanded rights to implement mandatory drug testing policies for applicants and employees. Under current law, West Virginia employers are not permitted to require drug testing as a condition of hiring or of continued employment except under very limited circumstances. 347 more words
by Karl Voigt
At 11:00 AM today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court published its long-awaited opinion regarding the constitutionality of Pennsylvania worker’s compensation Impairment Rating Evaluations (IREs). 98 more words
By Karl Voigt
By now our readers may have heard of the Tesla factory’s reputation for work injuries. Nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, made headlines earlier this year when it reported that the injury rate at Tesla’s Fremont, California, plant was 31% higher than the industry average in 2014 and 2015. 375 more words
The Ohio Legislature is considering a bill that would exclude some workers from Workers’ Compensation protection.
The Ohio House of Representatives in May passed a budget bill–HB 27– for the state agency that oversees the state’s Workers’ Compensation program. 570 more words
In EEOC v. M.G.H. Family Health Center, a federal district court in Michigan ruled that the health center violated the ADA when it fired a recently hired community outreach coordinator over fears that her migraines or other impairments might interfere with her job performance. 313 more words