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Stamford cemetery with troubled past sued by employee

Also at issue are four sworn affidavits regarding the signing of the alleged employment contract.

State and federal agents bust fake IDs racket

Investigators found an ID printer, 3,000 blank ID cards, 11 packages of laminate sleeves, three fake Social Security cards, more than 100 fake ID cards, dozens of fake OSHA cards and a passport in the name of another individual.

Supreme Court blocks business vaccination rule

The rule applied to more than 80 million employees of firms that have 100 or more on the payroll.

Contributing Writer: Why Employers Should Be Prepared to Comply With OSHA’s...

One obvious question is: Who pays for the testing option?

Covid developments in court and in people

the realities of Covid continue to unfold in Westchester, the Hudson Valley, Fairfield and all around the globe, as a number of government officials have tested positive for Covid in the past few weeks and court decisions and state and local mandates continue to evolve.

Feds sue tree trimmer company over unpaid fines in fatal accident

The federal government has sued Northern Tree Service II Inc., of Washingtonville, Orange County, for $44,284 for an unpaid fine that was levied in 2017 after an employee was killed on the job.

Bridgeport contractor pleads guilty for lying to OSHA investigation

Estrada faces a maximum prison term of five years.

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital nurses go on strike

“All hell is breaking loose at the hospital, and nurses have not even gone out on strike yet,” says an official at the New York State Nurses Association.

New record for unemployment claims – more than 26.5 million in...

Another new unemployment record has been set with new unemployment insurance claims filed nationwide during the past five weeks of the COVID-019 pandemic soaring...

Viking Construction in new safety partnership with OSHA

"This new OSHA partnership ensures we have our bases covered," Viking President Anthony Gaglio Sr. said.

CT Labor Department issues four stop work orders at Bridgeport site

The contractors' violations include lack of workers’ compensation and the payment of employees in cash without maintaining required payroll records.

Construction firm faces nearly $150K penalty for safety failures in Bridgeport

Among the charges leveled by the U.S. Department of Labor are the company's failure to provide fall and eye protection.

Connecticut companies receive fewer OSHA penalties

Initial penalties levied against local employers fell 40 percent between 2011 and 2015.

OSHA cites Bridgeport store for blocked exit route

Family Dollar has 15 business days to respond.