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Workplace Safety Reminder for the Summer: Outdoor Workers Must be Protected

On April 26th, 2022, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) issued an official reminder that employers have a legal responsibility to protect outdoor workers from the risk posed by heal-related illnesses and exposure to harmful wildfire smoke. With the summer months fast approaching, employers must put the proper health and safety precautions in place. In this

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California Fast Food Workers Planning Walk Out, Safety Remains a Problem in the Industry

According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, fast food workers throughout California are planning a “walk out” in protest of wages, benefits, and workplace safety standards. The labor protest is scheduled for November 9th, with rallies planned at Mcdonald’s locations around the region, including in Los Angeles, San Jose, Oakland, and Sacramento  Workplace safety […]

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California Lawmakers Pass Amazon Bill in Response to Injury Rates in Warehouses

According to a report from National Public Radio (NPR), California lawmakers have passed first-in-the-nation legislation focused on improving workplace safety and working conditions in Amazon warehouses. The bill seeks to address the warehouse injury problem by giving employees additional power to challenge their conditions. In this blog post, our Fresno workerscompensation attorney explains the key things to

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