California’s minimum wage: Ripples of economic destruction

Our publisher, Dale Debber, wrote a piece on the minimum wage for Capitol Weekly, one of the stalwart publications of California politics. He laid into the governor’s new minimum wage and set forth a never before mentioned impact minimum wage increases have on all employees and businesses. Do you know what the relative value of […]

The 6 most dangerous jobs in the U.S.

Most people don’t choose their careers based on how likely they are to die at work. But it doesn’t hurt to consider the odds before you apply. The Washington Post’s Wonk Blog took a look at data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and charted the body count in professions where Americans had the most […]

Senator to Perez: Fed-OSHA ignoring congressional intent on process safety

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez faced sharp scrutiny during a recent Senate subcommittee hearing over accusations that OSHA ignored “congressional intent” regarding the agency’s enforcement policy for retail establishments under the Process Safety Management Standard. Safety+Health

Georgia worker killed in industrial accident identified

Authorities said a worker at one of the largest employers in the Cartersville, Georgia area died when he was trapped in a machine. The 56-year-old reportedly was performing routine maintenance when he became trapped and died. WXIA (Atlanta) [with video]