Tag Archives: Worker

$8M California Wrongful Termination Verdict for Framed Worker

Los Angeles wrongful termination lawyers know there are many reasons employers seek to shed workers they view as problematic. California is an at-will state when it comes to employment, meaning barring an employment contract stating otherwise, an employee can quite … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Appellate Court Reverses Finding that Injured Worker Was Not Entitled to Compensation for Continued Medical Treatment

One of the most challenging aspects of a workers’ compensation claim is determining when the injured worker requires continued medical treatment. If you are suffering from a painful and debilitating work-related condition, it is important that you receive the treatment … Continue reading

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Worker Spat on Patron’s Pizza Dough at Tigers vs. Royals Game

A refreshments employee at Comerica Park stadium in Detroit has been accused of tampering with the pizza dough while he was preparing an order for a customer. On September 21, when the Detroit Tigers played against the Kansas City Royals … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Worker Cages and Some Reminders on the Publicity and Value of Patents

Amazon’s patent (U.S. Patent No. 9,280,157) for a “System and Method for Transporting Personnel Within an Active Workspace” has been in the news recently. The invention is described as a device for keeping human workers safe in an automated (i.e., … Continue reading

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FIFO worker engaged as a casual entitled to annual leave

A FIFO worker who was purportedly engaged as a “casual” under an enterprise agreement has successfully claimed an entitlement to annual leave under both the National Employment Standards (NES) and the terms of the enterprise agreement. The full Federal Court … Continue reading

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