News tagged with worker safety

Protecting workers with stiffer safety penalties

The new year could be a safer one for workers. A law passed by Congress last October will increase civil fines for violators of workplace safety standards. And to boost accountability further, the Departments of Justice and ...

dateJan 13, 2016 in Other
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Samsung in hot seat over abusing Chinese workers

(AP)—Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple, embattled Samsung Electronics Co. now finds itself accused by a labor rights group of mistreating workers in China and illegally ...

dateSep 05, 2012 in Business
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Tracking pedestrians indoors using their smart phones

The next generation of smart phone could combine the data from its gyroscopes with a built-in compass to allow you to track your movements when indoors even without GPS. Such a system could be useful for shopping mall managers, ...

dateMar 09, 2012 in Software
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