December 2012

Most Dangerous Professions: Asbestos Exposure

December 4, 2012

Choosing a profession is a difficult process. When it comes to selecting a specific career field, individuals must consider not only the salary expectations for the position, but also the risks and benefits of working in a unique area. Despite drops in the housing market, jobs in the field of construction and building continue to […]

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Construction’s “Fatal Four”

December 4, 2012

Construction sites are easily considered one of the most dangerous working environments you can find yourself in. In fact, out of 4,206 worker fatalities in 2010, over 18% were in the field of construction. There are four main categories, also known as the “fatal four” injuries, that have been responsible for over 50% of construction […]

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Workplace Intimidation, What Should You Do?

December 4, 2012

If you’ve ever heard stories of workplace conditions before the Department of Labor started imposing regulations, you know that employees had very few rights. There was an extreme amount of work place intimidation, coming not only from the higher ups, but from peers worried about keeping their jobs. Work place intimidation is exactly how things were able […]

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Hurt on the Job? Here’s What You Should do.

December 4, 2012

Getting injured on the job can be an incredibly terrifying experience; you may be facing long-term injuries that can debilitate you and prevent you from working in the near future or for years to come. Not only is the injury itself devastating, many employees are actually afraid to tell their employers that they’ve been injured, wondering if […]

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Injured on the Construction Site: What are My Rights?

December 4, 2012

The last several years have been quite difficult for those working in the construction industry. With low demand for construction or even remodeling, finding a job proved to be quite challenging for tradesmen and women around the world. Fortunately, most experts agree that the construction industry appears to be on the upswing, with rates of […]

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How to Prohibit Discrimination and Harassment at Your Workplace

December 3, 2012

Guest blog post regarding prohibiting discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Harassment & Discrimination are behavioral traits that are uncalled for, unwanted, unreasonable and offensive to the sufferer, which results in creation of hostile, humiliating and intimidating work environment for that person. Harassment & Discrimination can be of varied types and could principally be based […]

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California Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

December 3, 2012

This article is brought to you by the employment lawyer David Grey of  the Los Angeles law firm Grey Law. Any discrimination in the workplace based on race, color, ethnicity or national origin is prohibited by both California and federal law. This is to include racial discrimination in all aspects of a position from advertisements […]

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How do I know if I’ve been sexually harassed in the workplace?

December 2, 2012

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very serious and quite pervasive issue – a Eurofound report in 2005 found that 5% of female workers in the United Kingdom had reported incidents of sexual harassment or unwanted sexual attention. These figures – in reality – probably under-represent the amount of workplace sexual harassment that occurs […]

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