| For the Week of June 11, 2012
The Alameda County District Attorney will not prosecute most of the “Occupy the Farm” protestors arrested during the raid on an urban gardening project UC Berkeley-owned farmland late last month.
A decade-long study of California workplaces that are subject to random safety inspections found that injury claims were reduced by 9.4 percent compared to those not inspected, with “no negative impact” on profits. That’s according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, which noted that these businesses also saved an average of 26% on workers’ compensation costs. The study, which challenges the notion of "job-killing regulations,” was published online in Science.
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