Posts Tagged ‘Labor Law’

Nov
2014
21

Employ, Endanger, Repeat: Georgia Automotive Plant with Dangerous History Cited for 27 Violations

  OSHA has cited automotive exhaust manufacturer Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. Inc for a whopping 27 safety and health violations at its Hartwell, Georgia facility.  Eight of the citations were for repeat violations. Tenneco faces $242,550 in penalties and has been placed in the agency’s severe violator enforcement program for…
Nov
2014
20

New GAO Report: DOL Must Hold Trade Agreement Partners Accountable for Labor Violations

New GAO Report: DOL Must Hold Trade Agreement Partners Accountable for Labor Violations
  A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommends that the Department of Labor (DOL) increase its efforts to police labor laws in countries that have free trade agreements with the United States.  In 2013, labor pacts between the U.S. and 14 other countries accounted for 35 percent of all U.S. importshttps://wepartypatriots.com/files/wp/tag/.   [&hellip…;
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Jun
2013
3

New Venezuelan Labor Law Provides Pensions to Full-Time Mothers

  In post-Chavez Venezuela, an interesting and progressive attempt at valuing family through legislation has taken shape. Labor law has been modernized to provide pensions for full-time mothers.   In this vibrant nation best known for its former leader’s antics and its recent shortage of toilet paper, promoting equality has been an…