Many consider government regulations in the workplace to be pure bureaucratic obstacles, offering dubious  protection to employees and consumers, and driving companies to layoffs and bankruptcy through the high cost of compliance. Yet both critics and supporters of regulation have historically tend...
Washington Congressman Doc Hastings, current chair of the U.S. Natural Resources Committee, recently proposed to reduce federal protection for national forests in the northwest, arguing that predation by the Barred Owl, rather than habitat destruction is the real threat that the Northern Spotted O...
Despite the fact that state and federal regulations require employers to observe a wide variety of safety measures, thousands of workers are seriously injured or killed on the job each year. For the majority of workplace injuries, employees are restricted to amounts and benefits established by the w...