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In 2006, the stage at the Big Valley Jamboree in Alberta, Canada collapsed during Billy Currington’s performance. Billy suffered a minor concussion, while his bassist Alex Stevens was pinned under the wreckage for a half-hour. In total, 75 people...
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Daily American Staff WriterMore than two dozen Somerset County employees sampled Jeff Kimmel's fruit smoothies during a lunchtime demonstration sponsored by the county's wellness committee. Kimmel, a microfilm department worker who is affectionately known as "the health guru"...
ReutersJAKARTA (Reuters) - Between 35 and 40 percent of workers at Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc's Indonesian unit returned to work on Saturday to carry out maintenance work after a tunnel collapse that killed 28 people, a union official said. The...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - A long-awaited report on workplace wellness programs, which has still not been publicly released, delivers a blow to the increasingly popular efforts, Reuters has learned, casting doubt on a pillar of the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-awaited report on workplace wellness programs, which has still not been publicly released, delivers a blow to the increasingly popular efforts, Reuters has learned, casting doubt on a pillar of the Affordable Care Act and a...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Some labor unions that enthusiastically backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry, fearful that it will jeopardize benefits for millions of their members. Union leaders warn that unless...
WDBJ7 ReporterThe tragedy in Oklahoma remains fresh on the minds of folks around here. In the town of Pulaski, employees at the Pulaski Health and Rehab have started collecting all kinds of items to send. The collection drive began today. People have been bringing...
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Bus drivers and aides employed by a Baltimore schools contractor say that unsafe conditions such as fires and mold spores are endangering lives and unfair wages are threatening their livelihoods. The grievances were aired Thursday at a rally of...
As reported by ModernHealthcare.com on Thursday, May 23, 2013: "After 30 hours of debate over a three-week period, the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a bipartisan immigration bill that would seek to strengthen the country's healthcare workforce...
The Hartford CourantA 12-year study released Thursday concluded that working at Pratt & Whitney did not increase the risk of brain cancer or other illnesses for employees, but for some the results still fell short of a complete answer. "Half of me is happy that there's...
The day after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. named a former advisor to President George W. Bush to head its corporate and government affairs division, two activist groups filed complaints accusing the retail behemoth and its suppliers of poor labor practices....
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON -- The prospects seemed strong Thursday for Penny Pritzker becoming Commerce secretary after a two-hour confirmation hearing, as she drew praise from both Democrats and Republicans. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the top Republican on the Senate...
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