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 are among the factors that 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 offenders among the nation’s 13,000-plus mines for the fifth successive year, the agency announced Nov. 7.
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.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on a draft risk evaluation that states the chemical substance N-methylpyrrolidone, also known as NMP, presents an unreasonable risk to workers under certain conditions, according to a notice published in the Nov. 7 Federal Register.