EEOC Sues American Tool & Mold For Disability Bias
American Tool & Mold, a Clearwater, Fla., company that designs and manufactures injection molds for plastics, violated federal law when it fired a man because it regarded him as disabled, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.
Federal Employee Advocacy Group Calls on Congress to Reject Workers’ Comp Cuts
For the past several months, our blog has covered in great detail how California lawmakers introduced significant reform to the state workers’ compensation system via the passage of Senate Bill 863, a measure designed to cut costs and change how work comp benefits are calculated.
Aquaculture Workers Are Excluded From Longshore Benefits
Claimant filed a claim for hearing loss against Ingalls Shipbuilding, whom he worked for as a pipefitter in 1944, and Clark Seafood, which employed Claimant for forty years as a commercial processor of fish.
CDC Language Barrier Contributed to Chlorine Leak At Chicken Plant
In a report released Friday, the Centers for Disease Control discusses their findings in a chlorine gas release that occurred at a Tyson chicken processing plant in Springdale, Ark., last summer.
Injured Workers Falling Deeper Into Poverty
He can’t collect employment insurance or workers’ compensation benefits.