Workplace violence prevention plans mandatory at all California hospitals

As of April 1, 2018, California is the first state to require all healthcare facilities to have comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans. Under the mandate, which was backed by the California Nurses Association, those in charge of hospital safety must assess and identify areas in which employees are vulnerable to violence while at work. Some […]

Corrections officer sues over paint fume allergy

A corrections officer has filed a lawsuit against the Lake County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office for gender and disability discrimination for allegedly failing to accommodate her allergy to paint fumes. The lawsuit also alleges that she was retaliated against for filing a workers’ compensation claim and that a male co-worker was given accommodations for a similar […]