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November 2019 Archives

New law covering firefighters' cancer leads to action

On October 1, the monumental law expanding firefighter’s workers’ compensation coverage for cancer went into effect. Maryland laws have held presumptions to cover firefighter’s work-related cancer for some time, but this increased coverage is significant to help these first responders obtain the compensation they need if they suffer from occupational diseases and cancers. The law specifically covers various types of cancers, including:

Women are often disproportionately affected by workplace injuries

Many reports indicate that there are still inequalities in the workplace between men and women. It might be in the lack of executive positions women hold or the wage gap, but there are still disparities today in 2019.

Workers must understand the dangers of stress

Back in May, the World Health Organization (WHO) made waves when it reported that worker burnout was a dangerous phenomenon impacting nearly every field of employment. WHO states that burnout is the consequence of extreme stress in the workplace caused by the work environment, hours or duties.

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