Last month the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued 83 citations to Goodman Manufacturing Company for deliberately failing to document and improperly documenting workplace injuries and illnesses at their Houston air-conditioning plant.  Fines and penalties have been asse...
In September, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration released interim final regulations designed to protect workers who express concerns related to safety, security and health in their place of work. These rules, which establish the protocol for managing worker ...
  The default rate among self-insured group trusts has produced an alarming level of assessments on small businesses throughout the country. Workers’ compensation boards in states like New York are increasingly deliberating “safety programs” that would lower workers’ compensation costs...
In mid-July, an initiative qualified for the November ballot that could have far-reaching effects for Washington workers, employers and taxpayers.  I-1082, which would effectively privatize the current state-run workers’ compensation program, is backed by the insurance industry and a conservative...
The attorneys at Emery Reddy recently filed a class action lawsuit against Safeway for failing to pay overtime wages and illegally preventing employees from taking meal and rest breaks. Emery Reddy is committed to ensuring that workers receive the full compensation and benefits to which they are ent...