- Displaced workers at Madison Paper mill will get federal aid Updated: Apr-14-16 12:25 pm
MADISON, Maine - The U.S. Department of Labor has approved federal aid for displaced employees at Madison Paper in Maine.
- US consumer prices rise modestly in March Updated: Apr-14-16 8:59 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices rose a modest 0.1 percent in March as a drop in grocery prices offset higher energy costs.
- Help wanted: Seasonal restaurants struggle with visa delays Updated: Apr-11-16 9:22 am
ORLEANS, Massachusetts - Putting in 15-hour days as cook and cleaner is not what Don Berig expected to be doing at this point in his life, but he and his wife, Marylou, are on the front lines at the Lobster Claw until the restaurant's seasonal workforce arrives.
- OSHA fines northern Ohio company after employee's death Updated: Apr-10-16 9:20 am
CLYDE, Ohio - Federal safety regulators have fined a northern Ohio company more than $16,000 following a fatal accident in October.
- OSHA cites food manufacturer for alleged safety violations Updated: Apr-08-16 3:42 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Federal regulators have proposed $124,000 in penalties for a Louisiana food manufacturing company accused of exposing workers to hazardous chemicals and other dangerous conditions.
- OSHA probes man's death at Missouri sheltered workshop Updated: Apr-08-16 1:02 pm
FULTON, Missouri - Federal workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a 42-year-old worker who became pinned between a truck and a forklift at a Fulton, Missouri, workshop for people with disabilities.
- Federal agency: Anaconda plant workers exposed to arsenic Updated: Apr-06-16 5:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - Workers at a plant in Anaconda that produces roofing materials and abrasives are exposed to high arsenic levels for prolonged periods, with the highly toxic substance found in the air, on clothing and even on the lunchroom microwave, federal officials said Wednesday.
- Safety violations found in Billings plant where worker died Updated: Apr-04-16 7:05 pm
HELENA, Montana - Federal workplace safety regulators who inspected a Billings sugar plant after a worker died there last fall have proposed $115,900 in fines after finding 11 serious or repeat health and safety violations, officials said Monday.
- $2.13 an hour for dish-washing? Servers sue over side work Updated: Mar-31-16 6:52 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Ask any restaurant server or bartender about side work and you are liable to get an earful. Sweeping floors, washing dishes, making salad? These are tasks that should pay minimum wage, but servers and bartenders routinely do them for as little as $2.13 per hour.