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How often are people worked to death? New stats

Turns out “worked to death” isn’t just a phrase used by busy employees. Recent government figures say it actually happens.  [Read more…]

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Court: Employee was worked to death, widow gets comp

A maintenance worker put in 14+ hours one day at work, which included using a jackhammer for hours. He died on the job of a heart attack. His widow wants workers’ comp death benefits. His employer denied her claim. Why did a court conclude his death was compensable?

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