As previous posts on workplace fatalities have reported, fishing, logging, farming, and aircraft piloting rank as the most dangerous jobs in America. Yet these rankings are based on the percentage of workers killed each year, and since the total number of employees in these industries is low (compar...
Forget about that sneeze guard... A new study by the workers’ rights group Restaurant Opportunities Center reports that 40% of restaurant employees who worked while sick admitted to coughing or sneezing while preparing food. This troubling statistic becomes even more worrisome when we consider the...
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...