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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 11 safety violations to KLX Wireline and proposed penalties exceeding $450,000.
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GP's Greek Kitchen in Fargo recently discovered it was named the best Greek restaurant in North Dakota. Meanwhile, new U.S. Census data shows worries are on the rise for small business. Lastly, an item to bring tranquility to your office.
"The top priority for government and business should be protecting working people’s lives," writes North Dakota AFL-CIO president Landis Larson. "Unfortunately, we see time and time again that for North Dakota's government and business leaders, that is not the case."
The most recent finalized OSHA statistics from 2020 note 26 workers were killed on the job in North Dakota, resulting in a workplace death rate of 7.4 deaths per 100,000 workers, according to information provided by Landis Larson, North Dakota AFL-CIO president.

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Untreated ADHD in the workplace is more common than you think, largely because girls and women go largely undiagnosed. They tend to have the inattentive type of this disorder. People with ADHD can be incredibly resourceful, creative and bright, but may struggle with executive-functioning skills such as planning, time-awareness and organization. For that reason, they are often unfairly maligned as lazy or irresponsible, which can make the workplace pretty stressful for all involved.
Dilworth's pool may not open in summer 2022, and others are considering reduced hours because they haven't been able to hire enough lifeguards.
Though the unemployment rate climbed slightly, year-over-year data signaled a continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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With “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe set to visit Fargo next week, The Forum had the chance to peek behind the scenes of the metro area’s dirty jobs. Take a look at the hard work and dedication required to keep the city running smoothly.
Instead of wacky themes about Jim Halpert Christmas-wrapping Dwight Schrute's entire desk on "The Office," today's TV programming casts the modern workplace in a much darker light with shows like, "Severance," "Sorry to Bother You," or "WeCrashed." What has fueled our attraction to dystopian tales of work?
The North Dakota Chapter of the Association for Talent Development will host Shannon Tipton, an expert on corporate learning and development, to give an in-person mini-seminar, “Connecting in a Disconnected World" April 20 in Fargo.

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The $500,000 loan administered by the North Dakota Department of Commerce will be used to grow the CareerViewXR platform, Be More Colorful co-founder and CEO Matt Chaussee said.
“Please arrange for more persons from Ukraine to come to North Dakota. Please develop options including a fast-track path for those fleeing the Russian invasion, family connections, and a special admission process into the US based on humanitarian grounds. North Dakota is ready to help these people in this time of great tragedy," Sen. Tim Mathern, D-Fargo, said in a letter to Gov. Doug Burgum and President Joe Biden.
For individuals forgoing vaccination, the risks can include layoffs and ineligibility to collect unemployment, higher insurance premiums, or loss of academic scholarships. For employers, vaccine hesitancy can contribute to short-staffed workplaces.

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