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March 2018 Archives

Employee rights violations: Wage thefts spawn $8.3M in penalties

The office of the California Labor Commissioner spent about eight months investigating a group of fitness centers for wage theft. This followed allegations that certain employee rights were violated. The investigation was recently concluded, and the outcome published. It was determined that the company committed labor law infringements of over $8.3 million.

Workplace accidents: Cal/OSHA blames employer for amputations

A California man has to learn to live without both his legs after an amputation injury he suffered last August. This was one of those workplace accidents that should never have happened. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health recently issued a statement indicating that several safety violations contributed to this tragedy.

Workplace accidents prevalent in the garbage collection industry

California workers who are involved in the collection of garbage may not realize the dangers to which they are exposed. Regardless of prescribed safety regulations, fatal workplace accidents in this industry continue to be reported in the media. Whether it is a waste truck driver that is killed when his own truck knocks him down, or a garbage collector that is injured while emptying bins into the truck, almost all these incidents are preventable.

Workplace accidents: Tree trimmer electrocuted in California

Employees of landscaping companies face numerous risks, and complacency can put lives on the line. Tree trimmers work with hazardous equipment in dangerous conditions that lead to frequent workplace accidents. Some workers tend to become careless in their observations of potential risks. The circumstances that led to the recent death of a tree trimmer in California are currently under investigation.

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