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If you think you have a lousy boss, think again.

Sometimes, the events that transpire inside a company could be just as exciting and nail-biting as the most popular thrillers in fiction.

The Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Division of Industrial Relations said 11 businesses have received citations for failing to meet COVID-19 health and safety workplace standards.

Tens of thousands of California residents are under evacuation orders and nearly 300 structures have been destroyed in wildfires near the San Francisco Bay area caused by lightning strikes.

Within an hour of Lyft's announcement Aug. 20 that the rideshare company was suspending services in the state of California because of a law requiring it to hire its drivers as full-time employees, a California appeals court judge granted Uber's and Lyft’s request for an emergency stay of the law.

It’s been seven months since California’s Assembly Bill 5---the law that was intended to force companies to reclassify gig workers as employees---went into effect.