Topic of the Week
Health & Safety - How does the law protect you at work
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes rules and enforces the Occupational Safety and Health Act (also OSHA), which protect workers from on-the-job injuries and illness.
Blog of the Week
Why the NCAA Should Pay Student-Athletes—And Let Them Unionize
When college sports revenues are as high as they’ve ever been, the failure to pay the athletes is absurd—but not surprising.
Thought for the Week
"Whistleblowers like those being awarded today may be the source of ‘smoking gun’ evidence and indispensable assistance that strengthens the agency’s ability to protect investors and the capital markets."
–Jane Norberg, chief of the SEC’s whistleblower office on a whistleblowing case at JP Morgan
List of the Week
from Workplace Fairness
Top Searches in Health & Safety this week:
- Smoking rights in the workplace
- Workers compensation: What to do
- Workplace health and safety protections
- Infectious diseases in the workplace
Top Five News Headlines
- Want to be a whistleblower? Read this first
- Stop & Shop workers’ strike enters fifth day
- Employee privacy in the US is at stake as corporate surveillance technology monitors workers’ every move
- McDonald’s retreat on fighting wage increases shows the tide is turning
- A key labor moment arrives at the University of Pittsburgh. Will grad assistants vote to join a union?