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When can employees claim damages direct from an employer?
When can employees claim damages direct from an employer?Article

A recent Supreme Court of Appeal judgment has provided new guidance on COIDA cover and when employers may be exposed to direct claims for damages by employees...

29 Mar 2021

Inputs sought on document to improve film, TV workers' rights
Inputs sought on document to improve film, TV workers' rightsArticle

Major improvements are in the pipeline for the rights of workers in the film and television industry...

13 Jan 2020

Labour pushes for improved occupational safety regulations
Labour pushes for improved occupational safety regulationsArticle

The Department of Labour says it will direct more energy in the efforts to improve enforcement of the occupational safety and health regulations...

13 Sep 2018

Labour to discuss occupational health, COIDA
Labour to discuss occupational health, COIDAArticle

The Department of Labour's Compensation Fund (CF) and its stakeholders will next week discuss issues related to compliance with the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA)...

27 Oct 2017

Improving productivity in the mining sector
Improving productivity in the mining sectorArticle

Mining is one of the most dangerous industries to work in, as it has high potential for occupational accidents. The nature of the industry, however, with its hazardous conditions, long hours and remote locations where workers are away from their families, also create a climate that is ripe for high rates of alcohol abuse.

Rhys Evans 11 Aug 2014

Tobacco consumption raises risk of death in comparison with non-smokersArticle

Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT) estimate that each pack of cigarettes really costs €107* for men and €75 for women, when premature death is taken into account. These figures confirm previous studies, and are of key importance in the cost-benefit analysis of smoking-prevention policies.

8 Oct 2010

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