Tesoro Corp . was fined $2.39 million by Washington regulators, the largest penalty for workplace safety violations in the history of the state, for an April 2 explosion at its Anacortes refinery that killed seven people.
Joe Dear is giving a pep talk to more than two dozen colleagues at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. As Dear paces before his people on this July afternoon in Sacramento, he implores them to shake off the funk of the pension fund’s recent troubles.
Bangladesh police filed the first charges against the owners of a garment factory for a fire that killed more than 100 workers last year as the South Asian nation seeks to bolster its workplace safety image.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is punishing employers at the expense of reducing workplace injuries, Representative Tim Walberg , a Michigan Republican, said today at a congressional hearing.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP opened a Houston office led by former Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP partner Mark Farley, who is one of eight lawyers hired to expand its environmental and workplace safety practices.