Posts Tagged ‘Workplace’

Aug
2013
28

Construction Fatalities Jumped Five Percent in 2012, First Increase Since 2006

  The new Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) shows that construction workplace fatalities rose by five percent in 2012, the first increase since 2006. The numbers in the construction industry go against the grain as overall workplace fatalities dropped by 6.6 percent last year.   In the recent...
Jul
2013
22

NJ Supreme Court Issues Decision Which Strengthens Workplace Bias Laws in Favor of Employees

NJ Supreme Court Issues Decision Which Strengthens Workplace Bias Laws in Favor of Employees
  Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of a UPS employee who sued the company after being demoted.  The plaintiff claimed his demotion was retaliation for complaining about denigrating remarks in the workplace.  In a unanimous decision, the state’s high court ruled that employers who engage in derogatory remarks...
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