What is the Juneteenth Holiday? Everything You Need to Know

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Beginning in 1866, people have held annual celebrations commemorating the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Some states and cities have officially recognized Juneteenth, the name by which the date is most referred, for many years. However, it was not until 2021 that Juneteenth became a federal holiday and either officially recognized or made … Read more

Pres. Biden signs law making Juneteenth a federal holiday

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On June 17, 2021, President Biden signed Senate Bill 475 declaring Juneteenth National Independence Day a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas, about 2 1/2 years after the proclamation was first issued. The bill became effective immediately upon being signed. What it means for … Read more

Post-Covid Employer Responsibilities and Laws

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The idea that employers are responsible at some level for employee safety and conditions of their property isn’t new. For example, there is a legal term called premises liability. Premises liability refers to injuries or death that occur because of dangerous conditions or poor maintenance on a property. Beyond the existing laws and regulations; however, … Read more

Ways Technology is Used to Minimize Preventable Work Injuries

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Every seven seconds, a worker is injured while on the job. That is a staggering statistic. Many work injuries are 100% preventable. With so many injuries, there is a considerable loss of production that can hurt many businesses. That is why smart companies, especially those that are of a higher risk for a workplace injury, … Read more

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