Libby, Montana has fought lung diseases due to asbestos for over a century; but now the effects of asbestos exposure and COVID-19 are giving residents of Libby a new worry. History of Libby asbestos exposure This combination of silent killers … [Continue reading] about Libby, Montana: Where Asbestos Exposure and COVID-19 Mingle
Asbestos, Quebec has a new name after an emotional search for a new name to replace the one that once proclaimed the town’s pride as a well-known global exporter of asbestos. The name discussion began After years as a global supplier of … [Continue reading] about Asbestos, Quebec Has A New Name
In August, Uber and Lyft received a favorable employment law ruling from an appeals court that ruled to extend a stay on an order requiring them to reclassify their drivers as employees. The legal battle, however, is far from over. The case was … [Continue reading] about Uber and Lyft – Rideshare Companies or Technology Companies?
On September 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule clarifying the definition of employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it relates to independent contractors. “The Department’s proposal aims to bring … [Continue reading] about U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule to Clarify Employee and Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Asbestos, Quebec, Canada – In search of a new name to replace the one that once proclaimed the town’s pride as a well-known global exporter of asbestos. For 141 years, since the opening of the Jeffrey Mine in 1879, the town based its identity on … [Continue reading] about Asbestos, Quebec: In Search of a New Name, or Is It?