Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma is proposing a global settlement in an attempt to end state investigations and lawsuits (including several in Louisiana) over the U.S. opioid epidemic.
The federal government has paid more than $17 million in taxpayer money over the last 20 years to resolve claims of sexual harassment, overtime pay disputes and other workplace violations filed by employees of Congress.
The number of startup firms (i.e. firms that are 1 year old or newer) rose to 415,226 in the year ended March 2017.
The U.S. Department of Labor, under DOL Secretary Alexander Acosta, has released its five-year strategic plan including OSHA’s strategic objectives for the next four years.
A new study from EMPLOYERS found that nearly one in four (23 percent) small business owners believe more online or self-service tools would enable their carrier to provide a better policyholder experience.
MedRisk has published “Telerehabilitation & the Injured Worker: A Practical Guide.”
On Tuesday, Governor John Bel Edwards, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and DXC Technology announced the company will establish a 2,000-job Digital Transformation Center in the heart of New Orleans. DXC bills itself as “the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company.”
OSHA has released four new fact sheets on protecting workers from common hazards found in the shipyard and maritime industries.
Among the 23 occupational groups, 6 had at least 64,000 injuries and illnesses resulting in days away from work in private industry in 2016, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.
A new piece in Business Insurance looks into toxic water and how its dangers can affect employees long after professional cleanup ends.