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Northshore Mining Faces $120,000 in Fines After Walkway Injury

Northshore Mining Co.'s failure to repair a walkway at an iron ore mine in Minnesota showed “reckless disregard” for worker safety, but didn’t amount to a “flagrant” violation of mine safety laws, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission held in a split decision.

Kohl’s to Pay $2.9 Million to End Assistant Managers’ Wage Suit

Kohl’s Department Stores Inc. agreed to pay $2.9 million to end a consolidated Fair Labor Standards Act collective action involving nearly 900 assistant store managers who sued for unpaid overtime, according to a motion for settlement approval filed in a federal court in Wisconsin.

Top NLRB Lawyer’s Firing Muddies Future Labor Enforcement (1)

The unprecedented ouster of the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer will spark litigation over the Biden administration’s authority to remove him that has the potential to undermine his successor’s work, former agency attorneys and officials said.

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Can Your Employer Make You Take It?

As the Covid-19 vaccines roll out, first to frontline workers and the elderly, then to the general public, employers are making plans to return to their offices. How quickly they succeed will likely depend on how many of their employees get vaccinated.

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