As the Gulf oil disaster has faded from the TV screens of the American public, it is staggering how quickly the oil industry has abandoned its earnest self-reflection and returned to the familiar song and dance to expand offshore drilling, even before new safety reforms are fully implemented.
San Francisco City supervisors voted to mandate that city-funded construction projects hire a certain percent of local residents, or face consequences. The bill amends the current San Francisco law that relies only on “good faith” efforts by contractors to ensure that half their workforce is local.
You have always had an interest in the U.S. government and the missions of the agencies that deal with national security and international affairs. You even hope to work for the feds or serve in the military one day. Then you find yourself – an avid reader and seeker of knowledge – face-to-face with the WikiLeaks Web site. This rare look inside government operations could also cost you a potential security clearance.
Derrick Burts, adult film star, announced that he is “patient zeta”, the name given to him at the time when he reported to production companies that he was HIV-positive. The production companies tested their actors for HIV and results came back negative. However, Burts was told by the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation Clinic, that he received the virus from a patient who was a “known positive”.
This recent case of Bartlett v.Gates, in which the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court’s summary judgment ruling, is a perfect example of what we potentially face on every workplace discrimination case no matter what kind of evidence has been produced.
Larry Hewitt of Maple Heights was injured on the job when he touched an electrical wire carrying 7,200 volts, changing his life forever — and perhaps undermining a controversial Ohio law.
Newman and Co., a Northeast Philadelphia paper manufacturer, was issued 43 citations, including 39 serious citations, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has released a preliminary report on the Nov. 22 avalanche death of Wolf Creek ski patrol director Scott Kay, 41, and both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Forest Service have reportedly become involved.