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  • Sport Chalet burn victim files lawsuit

    Sport Chalet burn victim files lawsuit
    One of two employees injured in an explosion at the La Caņada Flintridge Sport Chalet on March 1 is suing the company. Lauren Polzin, a 27-year-old who led the store's scuba department, was severely burned when she was asked to shut off a gas valve...
  • California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal

    California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal
    For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense. Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even...
  • School bus drivers protest working, safety conditions

    School bus drivers protest working, safety conditions
    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...
  • 2010 - Study Shows No Cancer Cluster At Pratt Plant

      Workers at Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut did not get brain cancer at higher rates than the population generally, according to the latest results of a multiyear study led by University of Pittsburgh researchers.     An analysis of 212,513 people who...
  • Westowne needs air conditioning — now

    Westowne needs air conditioning — now
    On May 22 at 10:30 a.m., it was 86 degrees inside the classroom at Westowne Elementary School. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommendations, office spaces should be cooled to around 75 to 79 degrees, depending on personal...
  • Pulaski Health and Rehab hosts supply drive for Oklahoma tornado victims

    Pulaski Health and Rehab hosts supply drive for Oklahoma tornado victims
    The 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...
  • Exclusive: 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line, waistlines - RAND

    Exclusive: 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line, waistlines - RAND
    NEW 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...
  • Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes

    Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes
    With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions. "Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
  • In Bangladesh, search for bodies from factory collapse ends

    NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka. Saying they believe they have found...
  • Burbank employee raises to save city money via higher pension contributions

    Roughly 100 Burbank employees are slated to receive raises this coming fiscal year after a city-commissioned survey showed their salaries were well below average when compared to those in a dozen other local cities, officials said. Officials say the move...
  • Emanuel to shift retired city workers to Obamacare

    Emanuel to shift retired city workers to Obamacare
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to start reducing health insurance coverage next year for more than 30,000 retired city workers and begin shifting them to President Barack Obama's new federal system. The move is aimed at saving the city money and comes as...