SPARTANBURG, SC – A federal investigation into child labor violations at a Spartanburg Bojangles has led the franchisee to partner with the U.S. Department of Labor to make sweeping changes to enhance working conditions for minor-aged workers and compliance with labor laws at the operator’s 93 locations in six states.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today published a proposed rulemaking to approve a new occupational safety and health plan for Massachusetts state and local employers and their employees.
Recent medical research on workplace lead exposure shows adverse health effects can occur in adults at lower blood lead levels than recognized previously in the medical removal levels specified in OSHA’s lead standards.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – A federal court in Miami has sentenced the former medical director of a West Palm Beach residential addiction recovery center to prison and ordered more than $31 million in restitution paid as part of a healthcare scheme to obtain reimbursement for $106 million in false claims to more than 80 private insurance companies and federal healthcare benefit programs.
MADISON, WI‒ Recognizing the need to continue fostering safe industry work practices and educate employers and workers on the industry’s deadly hazards, the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association has renewed its alliance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration offices in Appleton, Eau Claire, Madison and Milwaukee.
PEORIA, IL – Federal workplace safety inspectors investigating the fatal fall of a 50-year-old journeyman electrician at Caterpillar’s Mapleton foundry have determined that the lead contractor and a nested Caterpillar electrical contractor exposed workers to fall hazards.
ST. LOUIS – Recognizing the importance of planning, preparing and training for safety on the job site, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, PARIC Corp., local labor unions and project developer Oliver Street Partners LLC have signed a strategic partnership to promote worker safety and health during the historic renovation of the Butler Brothers Building project in downtown St. Louis.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:
“The U.S. Supreme Court today overturned decades of constitutional precedent, now allowing states to ban or significantly restrict access to abortion. This decision means that women across the country will lose access to necessary reproductive medical care.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh today brought together a group of highly engaged private sector business leaders on June 23, 2022, to share ideas and discuss the implications for equity and job quality of workplace flexibilities in the wake of massive changes caused by the pandemic.
COLUMBUS, NE –The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a conciliation agreement with Becton, Dickinson and Company to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at the medical technology manufacturer’s three subsidiaries in Columbus and Holdrege.