Bureau of Labor Statistics News

Commission Ruling Adds to Pressure for National Workplace Violence Prevention Standard

A federal commission decision that an employer had a duty to protect a social services worker who was stabbed to death by a client, even though the company did not violate any specific safety standard, reinvigorated advocates who are calling …

Louisiana Reports 144 Workplace Fatalities

A new federal report says 144 people died in work-related accidents in Louisiana in 2013. The Advocate reports the data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries shows the total was down two …