OSHA has issued a new memorandum regarding the use of temporary workers. See, April 29, 2013 memorandum from Richard Fairfax.
In Westendorf v. West Coast Contractors of Nevada, Inc., the Ninth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a sexual harassment complaint, despite offensive comments made by plaintiff's supervisor and coworkers, including a request...more
The NLRB has ruled that an employer is liable to lost wages for a union representative who allegedly suffered injuries "after being pushed down a flight of stairs at a work site. The case is Norquay Construction, Inc., 359...more
While workers' compensation benefits will work to cover the medical expenses and lost wages that an Alabama worker encounters following a workplace accident or injury, this is not the only source of compensation available in...more
In August, a construction worker at Three World Trade Center fell 15 feet to the ground while installing a steel beam, sustaining head injuries and breaking both his arms. In September, a bricklayer working on the façade of...more
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