• 4 workers from Gaylord construction company injured in accident
    EAST JORDAN — Four construction workers from a Gaylord company were injured, some possibly seriously, in an accident at a construction site near East Jordan Thursday. Around 11 a.m., crews from the East Jordan Fire Department, Jordan Valley EMS, East...
  • N.J. high schooler in critical condition from Times Square crash
    The teen worked with her aunt, Sandra, at Pepe’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria in Plainfield, N.J., co-workers said. “She was only working here for a few months but she was a sweet girl,” said her co-worker Mina Dinuzzo, 40. “Everyone is pulling...
  • Several responding to Madison County vehicle crash
    A one-vehicle crash was reported at about 9:15 a.m. Monday in Lincoln along Buyea Road, near the intersection of Whitman Road, a dispatch worker said. Undersheriff John Ball confirmed that the sheriff's office is handling the incident. The Lincoln Fire...
  • Hanford contractor finds radioactive contamination on worker's clothes
    This incident came after last week's accident in which the roof of a tunnel that contains nuclear waste partially collapsed at Hanford, prompting the evacuation of nearby workers. No one was injured in that event, and Hanford officials said no airborne...
  • Madelia Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Accident
    The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident on County Road 13 and 810th Avenue... them while driving along Highway 169 from Mankato toward St. Peter. Workers sifting through some donations at a Maplewood used clothing store got...
  • REGIONAL: Man dies in car crash after stealing car
    Police and fire rescue workers were busy processing the scene of a deadly crash on Spanish Town road this morning. Police report that the man driving the car had stolen it and was speeding when the vehicle ran into a garbage truck in the vicinity of...
  • Employer May Be Liable for Accident Caused by Commuting Employee on ‘Business Errand’
    If the employee gets into an accident while running that errand... Campos would take his co-workers along in the company's truck, which was also loaded with construction materials. On Oct. 7, at about 7:30 p.m., Campos was driving from his home to...
  • Probe into taxiway crash at LAX under wraps
    But police have yet to release their report on the crash, and it was not known if the provisioning truck was on the service road. The truck appeared on video to be the type that has a passenger compartment for workers, and also a scissors lift at the rear...
  • Safety Legislation Is Our Biggest Accident?
    Workers sense not all accidents are preventable given certain circumstances. They learnt this from their own experience of having children and general life experiences. As a result, the workforce has developed a kind of mistrust for management and their...
  • The 'gig economy' has broken a fundamental link in capitalism that was good for workers
    But today, average wage growth is only 1.9%. That's down from 4.5% in average pay rises workers got in the decade before the 2008 crash, when unemployment was higher. It's "an unprecedentedly poor performance. This is despite joblessness dropping to a 40...