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Department Of Labor Issues Guidance on Independent Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor today issued guidance to assess whether a worker is properly classified as an independent contractor. The guidance also helps to determine who is an employee under the Fair Labor Standards...

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Six Tips for Promoting Employee Wellness by Employers Insurance

Employee wellness has become an increasingly hot topic, fanned by studies that suggest sitting for extended periods of time, poor ergonomics and fatigue on the job can lead to potential health issues. However, a new...

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Enforcement of Confined Spaces Rule Postponed OSHA

Enforcement of the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) on May 4, will be postponed until Oct. 2, the agency announced today. Extension...

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Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or attend)...

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