A workers’ compensation and personal injury client describes their experience with FOA: “It was a pretty routine day working. I grabbed power rail from my truck and was going into the Westchester garage at work when I slipped on the ice. The ice should have been cleared, or at least some salt and sand put […]
FOA was Proud to attend the 2017 Labor Press Leadership Awards Reception on November 28, 2017. It was a great night to celebrate labor organization leadership. Congratulations to the 2017 Labor Leadership Awards recipients: Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller; Richard Lanigan, President, Office and Professional Employees International Union; Dan J. Kane, Sr., International […]
Driving too fast for the conditions is always dangerous. Add in being distracted it is a recipe for a crash. That is exactly what happened in Ferdonia, in Chautauqua County when a driver crashed into the rear of a CSEA member working for Ferdonia College while he was working one day. The crash caused a […]
Herbs and spices are key ingredients to generating delicious dishes. Studies show that herbs and spices also offer health benefits and have even more disease fighting antioxidants than most fruits and vegetables! Most of the evidence exists for cinnamon, chili peppers, turmeric, garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary. Herbs and spices protect against cancer, diabetes, […]
Eating regular meals and snacks stabilizes your blood sugar and your mood. It seems that the biggest bad mood contributors are junk foods (i.e. candy, soda, etc.) and refined white starches (i.e. white bread, white rice, etc.). They may satisfy your taste buds in the short term, but they won’t positively affect your mood because […]
Juicing has been a “tried and true” way to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your diet. You can find juicing recipes at your fingertips these days or just visit your local juice shop. Fresh juice helps you beat sugar overload and is filled with vitamins A, C, and E, which act as antioxidants. Juicing […]
Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! Water is a daily essential. Did you know – Water makes up about two thirds of who we are and influences 100% of all the processes in our body. Water also aids in weight loss, digestion, and fights cancer. It is recommended to drink eight, 8 ounce glasses of water per day.
Taking time to meditate and reflect are beneficial to your health. Recent studies show that reflection and meditation are good for your brain and can lead to better choices. Meditation has also been known to lower our cholesterol and blood pressure.
It is important to have a happy home – personally and professionally! Most people will say they spend more time at work than at home. Therefore, it is important to have a good, happy work environment. So spread happiness in the workplace – It’s contagious! It has been noted that increasing the levels of positive […]
Wednesdays, aka hump day, can be tough. You are on the 50 yard line to the weekend. Here’s a few tools to keep the work week momentum going: try a random act of kindness; try something new; give thanks and show gratitude; add a new event to your calendar; last but not least, eat well […]