The time period between exposure to a disease-causing substance and the onset of the disease is called the latency period. Asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, have an exceptionally long latency period.
On Industry Week, it was reported that Tyson Foods, the poultry producer, was found in violation of the FLSA for failing to pay employees at an Alabama plant for activities required by the company.
In San Francisco, CA the owners of a residential cleaning service were taken into custody and later released after failing to comply with a court order directing payment of $3.5 million in back wages to 385 employees.
New Paper Debunks Medical Malpractice Myths
Dell Inc. has settled a federal lawsuit alleging its call center employees in Roseburg, Oregon, and four other states were forced to work 'off the clock.'
The lawsuit alleges that telephone dedicated call center employees were required to perform essential preparatory and related work activities before and after their paid shifts. These activities were integral and indispensable for them to perform their duties.