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Returning from bingo, car strikes 400-lb. hog, worker injured: Comp?

You can’t make this stuff up. A casino employee says she was in the course of work when, returning from a bingo parlor, the car her sister was driving struck a 400-pound hog. Will she get workers’ comp for this?

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Does a healthy workplace include no second-hand smoke?

OSHA’s General Duty Clause says employers have to furnish places of employment free from hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees. Does that include a smoke-free workplace? One casino faces a lawsuit. [Read more…]

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