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Workers Hit McDonald’s With Class Action Over COVID-19 Safety

Five McDonald’s workers in Chicago filed a class action lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday, accusing it of failing to adopt government safety guidance on COVID-19 and endangering employees and their families. McDonald’s failed to provide adequate hand sanitizer, gloves …

Worker Hurt in New Orleans Hotel Collapse May be Deported

Nov. 26, 2019. NEW ORLEANS — A construction worker hurt in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans may be deported to Honduras soon. Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma was arrested by immigration authorities two days …

Wisconsin Basement Bijou Halts Tours Amid Safety Concerns

No one denies that Fred Hermes’ basement is a spectacle. The 91-year-old Caledonia man has received national attention for his Basement Bijou, a nostalgic nod to 1920s-era cinema featuring a massive 1926 Wurlitzer organ, the biggest ever built by the …

OSHA Finds Unsafe Conditions at Southern Indiana Base

A southern Indiana military base where an explosion and fire injured five workers earlier this year has made safety improvements and continues to work with regulators on other changes, a spokesman said Monday. The Crane Army Ammunition Activity about 70 …