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OSHA Wins Workers Compensation Case Fight

June 5, 2011
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Insurer is ordered to release reports after fatal accident.
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Settlement Reached in Firing Over Facebook Post

February 16, 2011
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A Connecticut woman was fired in December 2009 after disagreements between her and her supervisor culminated in the woman’s posting of negative remarks about the supervisor on her personal Facebook page.
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Vigilant Communication Can Help Avoid Claims

October 26, 2010
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According to OSHA, employers have the obligation to maintain a safe workplace, including preventing 'the entrance or harborage of insects.' And while there are no standards on how employers should deal with a bedbug infestation, legal and pest control experts agree it is best to address the threat of an office invasion before it happens.
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Employers Waking Up to Bedbug Problems

October 26, 2010
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Once thought to only be a home or hospitality industry issue, bedbugs are increasingly likely to turn up in an office space due to their increasing presence in places like retail stores and movie theaters along with their ability to ‘hitchhike’ in bags, purses, suitcases and clothing.
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Lawsuits Target Testing for Legal Drugs

September 30, 2009
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An automotive parts distributor is the target of lawsuits over its drug-testing policy, including one filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that workers’ rights were violated when they were tested for legally prescribed drugs.
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Data Breach Threats From Within Growing

April 9, 2009
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While the external hacker is something companies have learned to defend against, the internal data breach threat is growing. Tools are still evolving to thwart insider thefts of company information.
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