Posts Tagged ‘ employee ’

Judges in Arizona Rule COVID-19 Can Fall Under Workers Comp

Sep 27th, 2023

A three-judge panel sided with the widow of an employee of Western Millwork who died of COVID-19, ruling that “death or injury from COVID-19 is compensable where the statutory requirements for workers’ compensation are met.” Judges Michael S. Catlett, Paul J. McMurdie and Michael J. Brown upheld a ruling that Kenneth Zerby’s case of COVID-19 […]

ASSA ABLOY Employee Alleges Union Instigated Firing

Jun 22nd, 2023

No sooner did ASSA ABLOY turn the page on legal proceedings over its acquisition of Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement division (HHI) than it could be headed back to court. An employee of the company’s Entrance Systems division has filed charges against the manufacturer and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441. Court […]

Quaker Announces Scholarship Award Recipients

Jun 1st, 2023

Quaker Windows and Doors announced the recipients of its 2023 Thomas M. Knoll Memorial Scholarship awards. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must have a parent or legal guardian working at Quaker, or they must be an employee themselves. The scholarship fund was created in 2004. More than $150,000 has been awarded to local high school […]

Final Rule to Provide Clarification for Employee Versus Independent Contractor

Jan 7th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule Wednesday, clarifying the standard for what constitutes an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said the rule brings “long-needed clarity for American workers and employers,” by helping employers to identify which employees are […]