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August 2020 Blogs

Yes, undocumented workers can still receive workers’ compensation

Yes, undocumented workers can still receive workers’ compensation

There are countless reasons why people may find themselves working in the United States without adequate documentation. Perhaps they came to visit family and then ended up staying to make a better future. Maybe they belong to an ethnic group or religion facing persecution in their country of origin. Whatever the cause of their undocumented…

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Pregnant workers often face illegal discrimination at work

Pregnant workers often face illegal discrimination at work

Under Federal law, pregnancy is a protected medical condition. Employers cannot legally discriminate against a worker who is, has been or hopes to become pregnant. However, the unfortunate reality is that many companies will do everything they can to push pregnant workers out of jobs. There are many reasons why companies may engage in this…

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Workplace accidents: 2 workers crushed to death on Fresno ranch

Workplace accidents: 2 workers crushed to death on Fresno ranch

California employers are responsible for the health and safety of employees. They must ensure that workers are aware of the hazards posed by their jobs, and safety training must be provided to prevent on-the-job injuries. Sadly, not all employers prioritize employee safety, and lives are often lost in preventable workplace accidents. A recent industrial accident…

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Even desk jobs can cause serious health problems

Even desk jobs can cause serious health problems

You know that working in a physical profession carries certain health and safety risks. Construction workers, loggers, deep-sea fishermen, landscape professionals: All of these people face a great risk of getting injured on the job. Many people think they’ll avoid work-a-day hazards by getting an office job; siting at a desk all day, working on…

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