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Employer Pays $4.4 Million Settlement to Resolve Carpal Tunnel Screening

August 15, 2018

Via: HR Hero

In physical, labor-intensive jobs, companies are often concerned about both the ability of employees to be able to do the work and the potential liability for workplace injuries.

That liability could come from lawsuits, fines from regulators like OSHA, or workers’ compensation payments. Such companies often look for certain minimum physical fitness requirements from employees—the ability to lift a certain amount of weight or stand for a certain period of time, for example.

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