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Seasonal employee or independent contractor? There are important distinctions.

At first it seemed like an ideal summer job. You were working on a construction site, picking up new skills and getting paid well to labor under the sun's rays. Enrolled in your university's civil engineering program, you thought that the knowledge you gained over the break's four months would transfer nicely to your classroom environment. Unfortunately, you had offered to work a late shift for a friend and followed it up with a morning stint the next day. You were more tired than usual and injured yourself on the worksite.

Amputation in Wisconsin Jennie-O plant result of safety violations

Sacrifice comes with every job. Sometimes, it may feel like one is sacrificing his sanity while he waits in rush hour traffic to get to his job every day. A Wisconsin worker of the Jennie-O Turkey processing plant experienced a much more tangible loss as a result of his work.

Report: some injured workers finding return to work difficult

It's often difficult for an injured worker to get back to work as quickly as t hey would like, as they wait for an injury to heal or for medical treatments to be completed. A new report from the Workers Compensation Research Institute says some injured workers are now finding their returns complicated further by the economic downturn.

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