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Health and Safety Issues Facing Temporary or “Gig” Workers Who Lack Regular Employment Status
Posted on 9 Nov 2016 by Roger Rabb

A NIOSH Commentary reviews the current research and paints a troubling picture for nonstandard workers It is no secret that more and more work is being performed by American workers outside of the traditional employer-employee relationship. Employers... Read More

The False Picture of Contingent and Temporary Workers in the American Workplace
Posted on 9 Oct 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

Study argues that lack of coordination in gathering data on contingent and temporary workers has resulted in undercounting and misclassifying of work hazards Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’... Read More

California: Governor Signs Bill to Protect Temporary Workers
Posted on 29 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Labor Contracting; Client Liability; Temporary Workers. AB 1897 (Ch. No. __), signed by Governor Brown on Sept. 28, 2014, establishes civil legal responsibility and civil liability of client employers, which obtain workers from third-party labor contractors... Read More

Occupational Fatalities Involving Engines, Robots & Thingamabobs: A Study on Ways to Terminate Worker Death by Machines
Posted on 6 Dec 2015 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq. and Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D. A farm worker is crushed to death after his tractor flips and pins him between the tractor and the wagon it was pulling. A construction worker is struck and killed by a swinging crane when another... Read More