Washington — A total of 73 U.S. hotel companies have committed to the “5-Star Promise” – a pledge to improve employee safety in the industry, including measures designed to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and assault – since its launch in September 2018, the American Hotel and Lodging Association has announced.
Seattle — The way your job is structured, how much you’re paid and how flexible your schedule is, among other factors, could affect your health and workplace injury risk, according to the results of a recent study out of the University of Washington.
Arlington, VA — The Mine Safety and Health Administration did not identify any Pattern of Violations https://www.msha.gov/compliance-enforcement/pattern-violations-pov offenders among the nation’s 13,000-plus mines for the fifth successive year, the agency announced Nov. 7.
Arlington, VA — Prompted by reports of three recent fatalities involving electricity, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a safety alert regarding hazards associated with electricity in mining.
Berkeley, CA — Nearly 2 out of 3 California workers whose primary job is as an independent contractor will have their employment status restored under state law A.B. 5, according to a data brief released Nov. 12 by the Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California, Berkeley.