Four days after registered nurses made the same case at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, leaders of the California Nurses Association (CNA) and National Nurses United are this morning meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown in Sacramento to review ways to make California the national leader in protecting nurses ... More >>
"American Apparel has been and continues to be absolutely committed to providing its employees with a safe work place and fair wages in a sweat-shop free environment." -Los Angeles-based lawyer Peter A. Schey, on behalf of American Apparel, which agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a civil ... More >>
See Update No. 2 at the end of this post about who the late Daniel Pohl was working for at Mission Viejo High School. Update No. 1 identified Pohl as the deceased. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 18, 9:44 A.M.: A man in his early 20s was electrocuted and a second was badly shocked during a construction accid ... More >>
A 2013 Estancia High School student whose right hand was severely injured in a metal shop class when he was 16 received a $3.8 million jury award in his lawsuit against the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, according to his attorney.
An Orange County group is holding a get-together tonight aimed at finding jobs for veterans--and especially disabled veterans. Among the business owners urged to participate are veterans who own businesses or are involved in hiring--especially disabled veterans who fill such roles.
Assertions about e-cigarettes run the gamut from factual, misinformed, overly positive, and just downright stupid. The latter is the easiest to run with because it's just so damn sensational and easily debunked. Here are our favorites...
Brandon H. Orozco has been identified as the worker killed in Monday afternoon's electrical vault explosion in Huntington Beach. The 28-year-old Whittier resident worked for CAM Construction Inc., which was contracted by Southern California Edison.
M-I-C . . .. . . See you at the bottom!Following citations by the state Friday over concerns about workers falling from tall attractions, Disney closed the Matterhorn and Space Mountain at Disneyland and Soarin' Over California at California Adventure on Saturday.
Occasionally, and as a direct result of an OSHA investigation, the management of this blog unchains me and gives me a few hours of liberty; I like to spend it with a group of carnivores known as the Mad Meat Men.A little while back, eight of us went in on an entire boar from Da-Le Ranch in Lake Elsi ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why aren't more Mexis part of the middle class?