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What is the Purpose of OSHA?

Many people associate OSHA with ergonomics, the study of the mechanics of work. In reality, OSHA’s purpose goes far beyond comfortable chairs and keyboard wrist supports. OSHA’s purpose is to preserve the health and safety of workers in every private organization across the country. Let The Elan Law Firm help you with your employment law …

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How Do You Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling?

The mere mention of the phrase “bed bug” is enough to make most people’s skin crawl. These small, parasitic bugs are the bane of the traveler’s existence as they feast on the blood of their victims during the night. Since bed bugs do not discriminate between five-star hotels and economy accommodations, it is possible to …

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Are You the Victim of Sexual Harassment? Be Sure to do These 3 Things

It is surprising to some that sexual harassment is still happening in workplaces across the country. Each year thousands of people file charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EECO) alleging harassment that is either based on a person’s gender or is sexual in nature. While the law does not strictly prohibit teasing or offhand …

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Is It Hard to Get Rid of Bed Bugs?

Once a home, apartment, condo, hotel, or other place has been infested with bed bugs, it seems as though the creatures never leave. While preventing an infestation is always ideal, there are several reasons why these notorious bugs are so hard to get rid of. 1. They are tiny and hard to see Most bed …

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How Do You Know if You’ve Been Bitten By Bed Bugs?

Whether you are at home or in a hotel, there is nothing quite so disconcerting as waking up with itchy, red bumps on your body and not knowing where they came from. Are they bed bug bites? Mosquito bites? How can you tell? Contact The Elan Law Firm Today If You Suspect You’ve Been Bitten …

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3 Places You’d Never Think to Look for Bed Bugs

There are few things as disconcerting as discovering you have been exposed to a bed bug infestation. While bed bugs do not discriminate between four-star hotels or hostels, apartment buildings or condos, there are a few places most unsuspecting people fail to look for the creepy crawly critters. 1. Rental Furniture Whether you are renting …

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What to do After You Discover Bed Bugs in Your Hotel

No one wants to find small, reddish-brown bugs sharing their bed on vacation. Cimex lectularius, colloquially known as bed bugs, feed exclusively on blood leaving behind red, itchy welts on the body. Even if you carefully inspect your room before occupying it, there is still chance that you will wake up wondering what bit you …

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How to Check for Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room

The last thing anyone wants to think about when they travel are the creepy crawling things in the bed and linens of a hotel or hostel. These small, reddish-brown insects can easily travel home with you in your clothing and luggage, eventually infesting every soft surface and wall in your home. Before unpacking your bags …

Whistleblower Laws Explained

Not long after it was founded, the Department of Homeland Security began its campaign called, “If You See Something, Say Something.” Based on the idea that members of a community are far more acquainted with routines that happen on a given day than law enforcement officials, ordinary citizens are encouraged to report things that are …