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VIAW Newswire 11.23.12

Posted on 18 December 2012 by admin

Five US Airports that Put Employees and Passengers At Risk For Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Air pollution from second-hand smoke five times higher outside smoking rooms and other designated smoking areas than in smoke-free airports.

http://tinyurl.com/bbnokw4

To All a Good Night: Minimizing Risk at Office Holiday Parties

With the holiday season approaching, many companies may be planning holiday parties to show appreciation to their employees and staff. Because alcohol may be served, exposure to lawsuits arising out of workers’ compensation.

http://tinyurl.com/a2bygz3

Workers’ Compensation Appointments: Not a Detour

Around “Going-and-Coming Rule”

Under the “going-and-coming” rule, employers are not generally liable under respondeat superior for torts committed by their employees when traveling to and from work.

http://tinyurl.com/ajck3p4

Last Chance to Weigh in on Workers’ Comp Base Rates

California Department of Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones held a public hearing Friday in Sacramento with workers’ comp industry leaders and will close the public record this evening.

http://tinyurl.com/b9rr8ay

‘At Least I Know Where I’ll Sleep Tonight’ – Homeless Vet Gets Apartment

A 61-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who has survived on the streets of Arlington for at least the past two years has a lot to be thankful for today. With the help of the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network and others, Ernie Maas now has a home.

http://tinyurl.com/a8k5v5e

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