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VIAW Newswire 06.17.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

When you’re working in the heat, safety comes first. With the OSHA Heat Safety Tool, you have vital safety information available whenever and wherever you need it – right on your mobile phone.

Ideas for keeping your data safe from spying
LONDON — Phone call logs, credit card records, emails, Skype chats, Facebook message, and more: The precise nature of the NSA’s sweeping surveillance apparatus has yet to be confirmed.
U.S. Sues BMW, Dollar General Over Use of Criminal Records in Hiring
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits this week against discount retailer Dollar General Corp. and a BMW manufacturing plant in South Carolina over their use of criminal background checks to screen out job applicants or fire employees.

Walgreens Agrees to Pay Record Settlement of $80 Million for Civil Penalties under the Controlled Substances Act
Miami, FL ( – Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Miami Field Division, and Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, announced that Walgreens Corporation (Walgreens), the nation’s largest drug store chain, has agreed to pay $80 million in civil penalties, resolving the DEA’s administrative actions and the United States Attorney’s Office’s civil penalty investigation regarding the Walgreens Jupiter Distribution Center and six Walgreens retail pharmacies (collectively “Registrants”) in Florida.

NSSA scheme promotes safety, compensates injured workers

The National Social Security Authority Accident Prevention and Workers’ Compensation Scheme is a scheme established to promote safety and health at workplaces and provide financial relief, through the Worker’s Compensation Insurance Fund, for those injured in work-related accidents.

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