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Workplace Injuries/Health & Safety

Is your workplace unsafe? Are you worried about getting hurt at work? Wondering what to do about it? Find the answers here.

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O'Malley & Madden Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Right-to-Work Laws

Right to work laws apply to all public-sector unions (both state and federal) and have also been enacted in 28 states. In the public-sector union context, right-to-work laws mean that union members do not have to pay union dues to be members of the union.

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Blog of the Week

Thought for the Week

"Living expenses increase, gas prices increase, food expenses increase, everything is getting more expensive in order to live in San Francisco. We have to drive more and more, deal with health and stress problems, but Uber doesn't care."

–Uber organizer Mostafa Maklad on the Uber and Lyft drivers' strike

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Searches in Health & Safety this week: 

  • Smoking rights in the workplace
  • Workers compensation: What to do 
  • Workplace health and safety protections
  • Infectious diseases in the workplace

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Kaydon Corporation to Pay $38,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit
  2. McDonald's workers say restaurants are a magnet for crime
  3. Pro-Con: Is the Paycheck Fairness Act a boon for American women?
  4. Workers find new bargaining power in a strong jobs market
  5. McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace