WASHINGTON – Next term the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an employee of a privately held contractor or subcontractor of a public company is covered under the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.Read More »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has renewed its alliance with a nonprofit public service organization to enhance workplace safety, giving particular emphasis to the prevention of falls at construction sites.Read More »
The Department of Labor has issued final regulations implementing the whistleblower protections of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.Read More »
WASHINGTON – The Department of Labor has launched a new program aimed at protecting employees at nursing homes and residential care facilities from occupational health and safety hazards common in such medical settings.Read More »
President Barack Obama released his budget requests for fiscal year 2012 on Feb. 14, seeking $3.73 trillion in total spending and claiming $1.1 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years. Within the 216-page document are numerous items for ...
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Every step Gary Will takes is an excruciatingly painful reminder of the construction site accident four years ago that crushed both his ankles. In 2006, the self-employed truck driver was delivering materials when a crane operator lost control of a fabricated concrete beam. Will was forced to jump off his truck onto the frozen ground, shattering both his heels. Earlier this month, a Minnesota jury awarded Will $7.87 million against the company that employed the crane operator.Read More »