According to local authorities, a mysterious explosion at an Indiana grain silo killed an employee on Monday afternoon.  Workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the cause of the workplace fatality. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Department issued a press release explaining t...
Following mounting evidence that temporary laborers are injured at much higher rates than regular employees, federal regulators have just implemented several new measures to protect an estimated 2.5 million temporary workers in the U.S. In December, the Center for Public Integrity and Chicago Publi...
Bloomberg recently ran a story titled Texas Explosion Seen as Sign of Weak U.S. Oversight; following that article, the Washington Post published another story posing the question: “Was lax oversight to blame for the Texas fertilizer explosion?  Countless other regulators, labor lawyers and worker...