Monthly Archives: June 2018

In economic news:

In May 2017, 5.9 million people, or 3.8 percent of the employed, held contingent jobs, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.

In local news:

A sulfuric acid release on Monday sent two contractors at an ExxonMobil chemical plant in Baton Rouge to the hospital.

In safety news:

OSHA issued a memorandum outlining the initial enforcement of the standard for respirable crystalline silica in general industry and maritime.

In medical news:

The House of Representatives this week is expected to vote on more than 30 bills to address the opioid crisis, with more votes on additional opioid-related bills expected the week of June 18th.