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VIAW Newswire 01.03.12

Posted on 15 May 2013 by admin

A New Year Means It Is Time to Stop Living With Back Pain

Part of the difficulty for many sufferers of long-time back and neck pain is the loss of hope. The source of their pain might not have been detected yet, there might not be many non-surgical options for relief, or they could simply feel overwhelmed at the thought of seeing more doctors.


NLRB Confirms That Comments Posted on Social Media May Be Entitled to Protection

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a significant decision – solidifying the position it has staked out over the past 18 months – that an employee’s posts on social media may be entitled to protection under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), regardless of whether the employee is part of a unionized workforce.


Banning the ‘R’ Word, Flowers Galore, Space Travel Beckons

There’s only certainty with death and taxes, it’s often said. Now state regulations can be added to the list, thanks one of the more than 873 new laws signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, most set to take effect Jan. 1.


Safety Survey Reveals Lab Risks

Scientists may have a false sense of security about the safety of their laboratories, according to early results from the first international survey of researchers’ workplace attitudes and practices.


Lights Out

The ‘rattler’ is the nickname for a notorious work schedule used in US air traffic control facilities. One safety expert recalls his experience of the fearful shift.

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