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Workplace injuries: Office workers risk vision damage

Administrative and office workers in San Diego are not as safe as many would believe. Along with slip-and-fall, trip-and-fall, and musculoskeletal disorder risks, working on a keyboard all day can cause repetitive stress workplace injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome. Then there is the danger of computer vision syndrome, or digital eyestrain that typically affects people who use computers, tablets, smartphones and e-readers for prolonged periods.

Did your boss fire you for no reason? You can fight back

Losing your job is a serious threat to your well-being and the stability of your California family. It can be devastating to learn from your employer that he or she is firing you, especially when there is no reason for this course of action. If you suspect that your termination is based on things like retaliation or discrimination, you can fight back. 

Why are part-time workers more vulnerable to workplace injuries?

The gig economy is growing in San Diego and throughout California. Organizations contract independent workers for temporary positions and short-term engagements. The prevalence of this free market system and analysis by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that these independent workers are more vulnerable when it comes to workplace injuries. The at-risk group includes day laborers, on-call employees, independent contractors and workers hired through agencies.

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