Ever found yourself complaining about your job, but then wondering about all the places where your situation could be worst? A new study is here to answer your questions about which places on the planet are the worst countries to be a worker. The new study conducted by the International Trade Uni...
Workers in jobs that pay the federal minimum wage make only $7.25 per hour, before taxes. Labor rights activists, lawmakers and employment attorneys across the U.S. state that this amount (and even slightly higher state-based minimum wage rates) don't pay workers enough to cover life's basic needs. ...
We get it, we get it: exercise is good for us. Mountains of evidence show the endless benefits of routine physical activity, and federal health guidelines recommend a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate exercise every day, such as a brisk walk. As extensive research shows, when you adhere to a phys...
Earlier this week the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new rule mandating that employers notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or is hospitalized due to a work-related injury, amputation or loss of an eye. The requirement, which ...
Every day, workers in different industries across Washington State are injured by workplace hazards including: Slips, Trips, and Falls Falls from heights (ladders, elevations) Moving parts on machinery Strains and sprains (lifting, moving, reaching) Third Party Injuries Some of the more serio...
Every job comes with its own load of stress, but a new report from the job search site CareerCast details which positions have the most and least. As the study reveals, jobs where employees risk their lives in the daily round of work, such as military personnel and firefighters, rank as the most ...
As summer approaches and teenagers in Washington look to line up jobs for the season, the Washington Department of Labor & Industries is pushing employers, parents and others to rally behind its current “Safe Jobs for Youth Month.” Last summer more than 450 young workers (ages 12-17) sust...
[caption id="attachment_3997" align="alignright" width="300"] Westlake Park[/caption] Patrick Reddy, the attorney representing a concierge who was beaten by a mob in Westlake Park last summer, has filed a $450,000 claim against the city of Seattle for negligence in protecting the public from known ...
[caption id="attachment_3838" align="alignright" width="224"] Lauren Henderson and her service dog, Phoebe, in Los Angeles. Henderson says she's seeing more dogs in vests that don't appear to be legitimate service dogs.[/caption] Lauren Henderson, an actor who lives in Malibu, takes her service dog...
Last week ESPN surprised followers by removing its logo and official affiliation from the PBS documentary project, "League of Denial,” which looks into brain injuries in the National Football League. Many suspect that the network caved into pressure from the league to back out.   The ES...