The slayings last year of six law enforcement officers, as well as several workplace suicides, caused deaths due to workplace violence to spike upward in Washington State, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced Monday.
On Feb. 1, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis outlined President Obama’s FY 2011 budget request for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), which is built around the vision of “good jobs for everyone” and includes a $14 million proposed increase for OSHA.
Employers in Missouri may see a drop in their workers’ compensation premiums after state officials called for an 8.1 percent overall decrease in loss costs for 2010.
The contract will give the workers a 12 percent average pay increase, improve job safety and security, and provide benefits to more dealers.
A civil trial will soon begin to determine whether a scientist, who allegedly was infected with a mystery virus, was illegally terminated by the pharmaceutical company that employed her.
A 55-year-old man from Surfside, Fla., fell to his death on Marco Island while working to install a security system for businesses in the Marco Walk plaza.
The Occupational Safety and Health administration (OSHA) fined Legacy Builders nearly $55,000 in fines Jan. 29, after a ladder jack scaffold collapsed in Boston and injured four workers.
Today the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that they are proposing almost $1.5 million in fines for Houston-based CES Environmental Services Inc., after an explosion left a worker dead last year.
One person died after being trapped in a grain bin late Thursday afternoon on the Jim Probst farm north of Sigel, Ill.