Today's post comes from Deborah Kohl from Deborah G. Kohl Law Offices of Massachusetts.
The article reports that the injuries are often serious ones such as cuts from deli/meat slicers and back/neck pain as a result heavy lifting in service and landscaping jobs. The article also reported, “One local teen, who asked not to be identified fearing retaliation from his boss, described going onto a highway to retrieve supermarket carts.” Everyone, regardless of age, has the right to expect nothing less than a safe working environment.
If you are injured at work, do not hesitate to immediately report the injury to your employer. If you feel that your rights have been violated with respect to an injury you sustained on the job, please contact us to discuss your situation.
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