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- Flaws with Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation System
There are some inherent problems within the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation system.
- Deadly Explosion at a Metal Production Plant
An explosion at a metal production plant with a history of safety violations has been ruled an accident by local police.
- OSHA Seeks Fines Following Roofer's Electrocution Death
A Pennsylvania remodeling company is being fined after one of their workers was fatally electrocuted on the job last September.
- How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?
Injured employees across the country are able to receive medical treatment and have a portion of their wages replaced after being injured in a work-related accident or becoming ill on the job through the workers’ compensation program. Employers and employees both have a number of responsibilities under the program.
- Federal Labor Laws
Employees in the United States are protected by a number of key regulations. In addition to any laws on the state level, employees are also protected by more than 180 federal laws administered by the Department of Labor alone. Here are some of the more common forms of protection.
- Fast Food Restaurant's Unsafe Practices
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has received new complaints filed against nine company-owned McDonald’s and 19 McDonald’s franchises that allege a variety of unsafe work practices.
- Chiropractic Care in the Workplace
On-site wellness and chiropractic care is a growing trend being embraced by many companies across the U.S.
- Nationwide Decrease in Workers' Compensation Benefits
Cuts to Workers’ Compensation benefits across the nation have left many employees who have been seriously injured at work struggling to make ends meet.
- Most Costly Workplace Injuries
For the past 15 years, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety has produced an annual safety index listing the top ten causes of serious, non-fatal workplace injuries.
- Work Injuries in Bus Drivers
According to the American Public Transportation Association there were an estimated 5,780 work injuries in 2013 suffered by state and local government transit and intercity bus drivers.