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Dear Workforce How Do We Combat Swine Flu Outbreaks at Work

June 3, 2009
We are in a state that has seen outbreaks of swine flu. What are some reasonable steps we can take to prevent the spread of this at work? I am worried that many of my employees might come to work even if sick, because they need the money in a tight economy.
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Training to Keep Food Safe

May 1, 2009
The deadly salmonella outbreak linked to Peanut Corporation of America is the most recent example of the long-range impact that food-production safety processes can have on consumers. Food safety training for employees is obviously the place to start, but what’s also imperative is a culture in which all employees, from the production line to the executive suite, know the right things to do—and do them.
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Court Fired Worker Must Prove Danger Met Standard

March 11, 2009
The decision by a Connecticut federal district court involved a worker who claimed he was discharged for complaining about his employer’s alleged violation of public policy requiring employers to provide a reasonably safe workplace.
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