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Tue, 15 Apr 2014
A Seattle cab driver who defrauded Washington state of workers' compensation benefits must pay back the state and spend 20 days in confinement.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014
The job of construction worker remains one of the toughest, and getting the right safety training and equipment can make all the difference. The Seventh Annual Construction Safety Day, April 23, offers construction employers, supervisors and workers the opportunity to get just the right safety training.
Wed, 9 Apr 2014
Truckers, movers, and police and firefighters are likeliest to be obese. Doctors, scientists and teachers are the healthiest. Those are the results of a first-of-its-type study the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries sponsored connecting what you do for work with obesity.
Tue, 8 Apr 2014
In the year since the tragic death on a King County Metro escalator, more than 60 people have been injured on escalators, according to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).
Mon, 31 Mar 2014
A 41-year-old Bremerton man has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for defrauding hospitals to get painkillers.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014
A Stanwood business owner must spend a year in prison for a scam that defrauded state and federal disability programs and his union, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced Thursday.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014
Two Mount Vernon-area interpreters, who were the Department of Labor & Industries' top billers for mileage, face felony theft charges alleging they overbilled the state by thousands of dollars.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014
A 38-year-old East Wenatchee man faces an April 24 trial on a charge of defrauding the state of workers' compensation benefits in a case that goes back years.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014
Bayley Construction in Mercer Island has been recognized with a safety and health award from the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for its exemplary safety and health prevention program at two worksites.
Fri, 7 Mar 2014
A Bothell landscaper who claimed he was suffering from an on-the-job injury has admitted to stealing state workers' compensation benefits.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014
A Pierce County landscaper has been charged with failing to pay workers' compensation insurance after one of his employees was injured on the job.
Thu, 6 Feb 2014
A program that encourages employers to provide injured workers with light-duty jobs has paid off with $19.6 million for the business community.
Mon, 3 Feb 2014
An asphalt paver who went door to door in Snohomish County offering customers "a really good deal" now faces upset homeowners and criminal charges of failing to register as a contractor.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014
Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Agriculture Safety Day, which will be held on Feb. 19, 2014, at the Yakima Convention Center.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014
Home shows are like candy stores to home renovators hungry for remodeling ideas and hunting for good contractors. To get the most out of your home show visit, go in with a plan, says the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).
Mon, 13 Jan 2014
If a winter storm trashes your house, don't let the repair job add to your woes. Take time to choose a well-qualified, registered contractor.