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December 16, 2018

On This Day in 1995
Some 33,000 striking members of the Machinists end a 69-day walkout at Boeing after winning pay and benefit increases and protections against subcontracting some of their work overseas.
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Workplace Bullying, Violence Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Problems
Posted On: Nov 28, 2018
Nov. 28, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | People who are bullied or exposed to violence on the job may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than individuals who don’t deal with these challenges at work, a European study suggests. Workers who were bullied on the job were 59 percent more likely to be diagnosed with heart disease or hospitalized for heart attacks or strokes than those who were not bullied, the study found. And workers who were exposed to violence had a 25 percent higher likelihood of developing heart disease or being hospitalized for related events. Difficult work conditions, including job strain and excessive hours, have long been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease… NH Union Leader
 
 
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