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VIAW Newswire 12.05.12

Posted on 18 December 2012 by admin

Locked-Out Crystal Sugar Workers Reject Latest Contract

For the fourth time, locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers rejected an identical contract offer from the management company. The workers are members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM).

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Shopper Alert! Will Labor Strike at L.A. Ports Mean Bare Shelves?

The labor strike at the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., the two biggest ports in the US, probably won’t keep toys and TVs off the shelves for the holiday season, but it is likely to affect white sales and other annual post-Christmas mega-bargains if it is not resolved soon.

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NIOSH Safety Video MOVE IT!

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published a video to enchance trucker safety.

http://tinyurl.com/bf74fgp


When Does A Flight Attendant Become ‘On The Job?’ What If I Get Injured Before I Even Check In For The Flight?

Anyone who reads this blog regularly will know that one of the hardest things about a worker’s compensation claim is establishing that you had an accident in the first place and that this accident is compensable under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act.

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Hospital Controlled Physician Access and Workers’ Compensation

As hospital consolidation of physician practices by acquisition continues, the question of the impact on control of the cost workers’ compensation medical delivery remains uncertain.

http://tinyurl.com/ala9xrg

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