According to a new FindLaw.com survey, nearly 1 in 10 workers have decided not to report a workplace injury for fear of retaliation.
This new data suggests that 9 percent of Americans are afraid to report when they are ill or injured on the job because they are afraid of being fired, passed over for promotions, or harassed.
Are that many workers too afraid to say when they’re hurt?
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President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of eight federal inmates who were convicted of crack cocaine crimes.
The president commuted the prisoners’ sentences after deciding that their crack cocaine offenses didn’t warrant such lengthy prison sentences, The New York Times reports.
It should be noted, however, that commuting a sentence is not exactly the same as receiving a presidential pardon.
Attorney Bruce Whitman
A lawsuit has already been filed by one Target shopper following the retailer’s disclosure of a massive data breach.
Mark Silow of Fox Rothschild LLP said the national firm wanted to grow in northern California.
The U.S. Justice Department has just released a summary of what it’s got on Megaupload, the once-popular, now-shuttered digital enterprise run by Kim Dotcom.
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The release comes after some fighting at a Virginia federal court.
Earlier this month, Megaupload’s attorneys protested
At a hearing on Friday morning, a Los Angeles judge decided that a jury should decide next month whether Courtney Love defamed her ex-attorney in a tweet and news interview. The ruling means that unless there is an unexpected settlement in the next two weeks, Love will become the first celebrity to be subject to a trial over an allegedly defamatory social media message.
Courtney Love Nears Judgment Day on Scandalous TweetCourtney Love’s Cellphone Found in a Cab by New York Times’ Frank Bruni
A New Mexico woman is suing the El Paso County Hospital District, the University Medical Center of El Paso and four U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents for what the lawsuit describes as “multiple, redundant and increasingly intrusive searches,” after which the 54-year-old was asked to foot the $5,000 bill, the Raw Story reports.
If the tweets coming from Justine Sacco’s Twitter account are being written by her, then she may want to find another line of work. That’s because the director of communications for IAC—a leading media and Internet company focused in the core areas of search, applications, online dating, local and media, according to its Web page—allegedly just tweeted, “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!”