Day: June 26, 2018

Northern California Wildfires Flare adult in Heat, High Winds

Thousands fled their homes as vital wildfires encroached on a charred area of Northern California still recuperating from serious blazes in new years, sparking regard a state might be in for another mortal array of wildfires this summer. California officials pronounced scarcely prohibited weather, high winds and rarely incendiary...

Washington County Settles Sexual Harassment Suit for $350K

A Washington county concluded to compensate $350,000 to settle a passionate nuisance lawsuit brought by dual women who indicted a masculine director during a tellurian services dialect of neglected hugging, kissing and comments. The Daily Herald reports a sum total allotment for Snohomish County and dual other organizations was...

BNSF Looks to Resume Service in Iowa After Derailment

BNSF Railway Co. on Monday pronounced it could resume use Tuesday on a widen of northwestern Iowa lane shop-worn when a train left a lane and wanton oil spilled from derailed cars. The wanton oil sight derailed circuitously Doon, Iowa, on Friday promulgation 32 rail cars off a lane...

Vehicles Damaged, Destroyed by Storms in Southwestern Oklahoma

Emergency government officials contend some-more than a dozen recreational vehicles and campers were overturned by winds as clever storms changed opposite southwestern Oklahoma. Comanche County Emergency Management mouthpiece Ashleigh Hensch says 13 vehicles were overturned and several were broken shortly before 7 a.m. Friday during Lake Lawtonka in Lawton,...

Texas Attorney Sentenced for Insurance Fraud Involving Hail Claims

A former Texas profession is headed to jail on charges of word rascal and barratry for a intrigue involving fake lawsuits filed after accost storms, a state word dialect announced. A Tarrant County decider currently condemned R. Kent Livesay to 5 years in jail after he pleaded guilty to...

Ohio Excavating Company Fined $202K Following Fatal Trench Collapse

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited JK Excavating Utilities Inc. after an worker suffered deadly injuries in a ditch fall in Ohio. OSHA has due penalties of $202,201 and placed a association in a Severe Violator Enforcement Program. OSHA investigators dynamic that employees...

IIAT Honors Shepard for Political Action; Davis as Account Manager of a Year

The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) respected Harlingen eccentric word representative Bob Shepard with a Paige Eiland Political Action Award during IIAT’s 121st Annual Conference and Trade Show in San Antonio. The Paige Eiland Award recognizes an representative whose domestic impasse has had a good impact on a...

Chicago Staffing Firm to Pay $30K to Settle Sex Harassment, Retaliation Suit

Anchor Staffing Inc., a Chicago-based staffing agency, will compensate $30,000 to settle a passionate nuisance and plea lawsuit filed by a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC’s lawsuit charged Anchor Staffing with violating an employee’s sovereign polite rights when it unsuccessful to respond sufficient to a employee’s...

Uber Granted 15-Month License to Keep Operating in London

Uber Technologies Inc. was given an 15-month permit to work in London by a decider after a ride-sharing use worked out many of a differences with regulators. Judge Emma Arbuthnot postulated a permit in a statute Tuesday. The box stems from Transport for London’s preference in Sep that Uber...