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Insecticide increases effect of varroa mite

Honeybees infected with the Varroa destructor mite have less stamina than those which have been effectively treated against the parasite. Additional exposure to the insecticide Imidacloprid further increases the harmful effect ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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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 reaches partial agreement with sick workers

Samsung Electronics reached a partial agreement on workplace safety with sickened workers and their families, nearly a decade after the death of a 22-year-old chip worker from leukemia galvanized concern about conditions ...

dateJan 12, 2016 in Business
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