Fireworks are a hallmark of any Fourth of July festivity. For some people, that means going to watch a professional fireworks display. For others, it means putting on a show in their own backyard.
Last month, we reported on a new law that was recently passed, the Hands-Free Georgia Act. The aim of this act is to help dissuade people from using their cell phones--or any handheld electronic devices--while driving.
After filing a workers' compensation claim, you may be one of the countless injured workers across the country who will seek out an attorney's assistance. After all, hiring an attorney can help to focus on recovery versus sorting out the legalese on your own. Nonetheless, an injured employee's work isn't done after hiring an advocate and the actions that you take can greatly impact your case.
The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently found 36 safety and health violations during an inspection of a Georgia manufacturer.
Workers' compensation functions as a system of protection--both for the employee and the employer. If you get injured on the job, workers' compensation insurance helps to ensure that you get the medical care you need and that you don't lose wages while you're out of work. In exchange, this system also protects the employer from a lawsuit.
A construction manager faces a lot of competing demands. They have to satisfy their clients, who want their project completed on time, on budget and with a high level of quality. At the same time, a manager also has to take into consideration the limitations of their crew and to be able to adjust goals as circumstances change.