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New Employee Checklist: Wage – Check; Health Benefits – Check; Survivorship Benefits – WHAT?!!!! CNBC reports that 4,764 U.S. workers died on the job in 2020, thus yielding an average of 13 workplace deaths per day and one worker dying every 111 minutes. People who continue working in person were more likely to experience workplace…

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Civil rights encompass the basic rights that all American citizens have by law. It is illegal in all states to discriminate against an individual based on protected rights, or violate their civil rights in other ways. In Washington D.C., discrimination against another person based on certain traits is illegal under the Human Rights Act. This…

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Paraquat, an internationally banned toxic chemical substance founded in the 1930s, is widely used throughout the United States as a herbicide for weed and grass control. This product is also known, since the 1960s, to have scientific links to neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s. There are presently multi-billion dollar lawsuits involving numerous plaintiffs seeking to hold…

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the U.S. saw an estimated 20,160 traffic-related deaths in the first six months of 2021 – 18.4% more than the number of road deaths recorded in the first six months of 2020. This is largest percentage increase in traffic-related deaths since the Department of Transportation began recording…

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