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Health and Safety at Work (INACTIVE)

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  • 'Living wage' at issue in L.A. mayoral campaign

    'Living wage' at issue in L.A. mayoral campaign
    The pickup truck tooled around Highland Park on Saturday morning, loudspeakers in back crooning in Spanish: "Wendy, la Wendy. We're gonna vote. $15 an hour we'll make. Wendy, la Wendy, we're gonna dance. Eric Garcetti start crying." A political mailer...
  • White House pushes gun safety, but it means little without Congress

    White House pushes gun safety, but it means little without Congress
    WASHINGTON -- The White House plans to announce Tuesday that it has improved gun safety in the country by chipping away at 21 of 23 items on an executive to-do list issued in January. But the progress report will also highlight steps that Congress has...
  • Obama administration issues regulations on contraceptive coverage

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration made a final attempt Friday to quell the controversy over a requirement in the president’s healthcare law that insurance plans offer contraceptive coverage to women, issuing regulations that exempt churches and...
  • Newton R. Russell dies at 85; veteran California legislator

    Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Caņada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. A...
  • S.F. grudgingly backs Kaiser rate hike for public workers

    SAN FRANCISCO — Officials who oversee the healthcare plans that cover San Francisco public employees this week excoriated Kaiser executives for failing to adequately explain a proposed rate increase but ultimately voted to back it. The city's...
  • Health career options include office settings

    Health career options include office settings
    With more than 300,000 health care workers in Cook County alone, employees have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a work environment. Here’s a look a various workplaces for today’s health care professionals. Offices of dentists....
  • Speak up if you want gratitude

    Q. No one seems to be noticing all the good work I have done. I am very good at my job, tackle the hard projects, and even help out when my coworkers are swamped. Do I just work for an unusually ungrateful organization? A. No, unless you make coworkers...
  • Stress erodes employee health -- and corporate profits

    On Tuesday I guest-hosted CNBC's "Squawk Box," a program that bills itself as the show that "brings Wall Street to Main Street." As well as discussing Cyprus and a possible euro-crisis, we discussed the growing trend in corporate America of taking steps...
  • Time to rethink our conception of success based on stress

    I'm happy to announce that next week, on June 6, Mika Brzezinski and I will be cohosting the Huffington Post's first-ever women's conference, "The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power." As the title makes clear, the purpose is to...
  • Government shouldn't define 'church'

    Under pressure from religious and conservative groups, the Obama administration has offered another compromise on the issue of birth control coverage within the Affordable Care Act. While exempting churches and some religiously affiliated institutions,...
  • The hollowing out of government

    The hollowing out of government
    The chemical and fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn't been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection by a...