Liz Carey has worked as a writer, reporter and editor for nearly 25 years. First, as an investigative reporter for Gannett and later as the Vice President of a local Chamber of Commerce, Carey has covered everything from local government to the statehouse to the aerospace industry. Her work as a reporter, as well as her work in the community, have led her to become an advocate for the working poor, as well as the small business owner.
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – For the third year in a row, workplace fatalities have increased, to the highest level since 2010.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were ... Read More
New York, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – Officials in New York are cracking down on wage theft in the construction industry, after a string of indictments this year alleged more than 400 construction ... Read More
North Myrtle Beach, SC (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Horry County, SC councilman is backing an ordinance that would eliminate smoking in parts of the county, saying it is needed to protect customers ... Read More
Susquehanna, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Pennsylvania nuclear energy company admits it docked workers’ bonuses, but denied it was in retaliation for filing an on-the-job injury claims, ... Read More
Chicago, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Shiftgig, the web platform for on-demand employees, announced last week that it laid off 75 employees, nearly one third of the company’s workforce.
The ... Read More
Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – Newly installed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb sent a memo to employees of the board that seems to signal a reversal in ... Read More
Albuquerque, NM (WorkersCompensation.com) – A former police officer with the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) who was shot by a suspect in 2015, said getting shot was nothing compared to the ... Read More