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VIAW Newswire 03.14.13

Posted on 15 May 2013 by admin

A MESSAGE FROM RICK DIETRICH, SECRETARY & DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD

The WCAB has issued proposed amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure (Rules) and also issued notice that a public hearing on the proposed amendments will take place on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. The changes are largely being proposed in light of Senate Bill 863 (Stats. 2012, ch. 363 [SB 863].)

Electronic copies of the public hearing notice, the complete text of the proposed amendments to the Rules, and the Initial Statement of Reasons are available for viewing or downloading at www.dir.ca.gov

Employer retaliation against immigrants decried

State lawmakers hope to stiffen penalties for bosses who threaten to turn employees over to federal agents if the workers complain about workplace conditions.

http://articles.latimes.com

TSA to Allow Small Knives, Bats, Clubs on Planes

WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

http://newsfeed.time.com

 

Can Aspirin Keep Skin Cancer At Bay?

The latest study suggests that the popular painkiller can inhibit melanoma.

http://healthland.time.com

 

Are You Healthy Enough to Survive 10 More Years? A New Test Will Tell You

Want to know your chances of dying in the next 10 years? Here are some bad signs: getting winded walking several blocks, smoking, and having trouble pushing a chair across the room.

http://healthland.time.com

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