Whether gig workers should be considered employees or independent contractors affects many workplace rights, including access to healthcare, the right to sick pay and paid time off, and other benefits offered to full time employees. And there are a lot of gig workers – potentially as much as 43% of the US workforce. These men…

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Whether you are working in the oil fields, out on an oil rig, or driving a truck to transport gas in the wintertime, an already tough job is made tougher by changes in the weather. In summer, heat exhaustion is a concern and remaining hydrated is essential. When winter sets in, workers face the same…

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Back pain can be caused by a car accident, a slip and fall, being struck by an object while working at a construction site, or for many other reasons. For some accident victims, the pain can resolve in a few days. For many, the pain can last for the rest of their lives. People with…

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