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VIAW Newswire 12.14.12

Posted on 18 December 2012 by admin

Low-Wage Workers Vulnerable to Financial Hits That Result form On-The-job Injuries and Illnessess

Low-wage workers, who make up a large and growing share of the U.S. workforce, are especially vulnerable to financial hits that can result from on-the-job injuries and illnesses, according to a policy brief released today by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS).

http://tinyurl.com/brs9ted

Why Injured Workers Should Deactivate Their Social Media Accounts

Recently, it seems as though everyone is connected through social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

http://tinyurl.com/ceuk5gs

X-Rated Surveillance Tape Lands Hayward Woman in Jail on Fraud Charges

Surveillance video of a woman running in high heels and performing oral sex in a public park landed her behind bars Thursday after a judge sentenced her to nine months in jail for performing the physical acts while claiming to be too injured to work, the district attorney said.

http://tinyurl.com/c5azvvz

California Law Associates Attorney Comments on Second Workplace Accident in San Bernardino County

A fatal accident at a concrete plant was the second in three months involving a worker who lost a leg, according to the Contra Costa Times.

http://tinyurl.com/bmr9mp9

Missouri: No Benefits for Unexplained Fall

An 85-year old employee fell after washing her hands in the employer’s bathroom and broke her hip. The Commission denied benefits that claimant established her injury flowed from an identifiable work hazard.

http://tinyurl.com/bokfqhc

 

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