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In local news:

New workers’ compensation benefit limits based on Louisiana’s AWW were published in the latest edition of the Louisiana Register.

In safety news:

OSHA reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2017.

In neighboring news:

The EEOC has charged in a lawsuit that a Texas-based petro-chemical contractor unlawfully fired a trio of brothers because of a blood disorder that runs through their family.

In safety news:

OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) recently renewed an alliance to continue providing training and resources to protect the safety and health of workers in the window cleaning industry.

In local news:

GB Sciences Louisiana and the LSU AgCenter are turning a former Pepsi distribution center in south Baton Rouge into one of the state’s two medical marijuana growing facilities.

In economic news:

There were 7 major work stoppages in 2017 involving 1,000 or more workers and lasting at least one shift, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.