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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The rule makes 14 revisions to OSHA's recordkeeping, general industry, maritime, and construction standards that were confusing or outdated.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Still, the procedural path to the confirmation basket has been greatly cleared for administration nominees.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed a bill that prohibits employers from conducting pre-employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols (THC).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The growth of the gig economy has transformed the modern workforce and upended traditional models for developing a workplace safety culture and worker safety training. New and inexperienced workers confront evolving safety hazards.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
But before employers allow their employees to be homebodies, there are several issues to consider.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The questions we receive as labor and employment attorneys vary based on many factors such as organizational changes a business is experiencing,
Mintz
In a recent post, we discussed the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed rule increasing the salary threshold to qualify for a white collar exemption under federal law.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The deadline to file for a private plan exemption is also now subject to a limited extension.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In 1984, the Kentucky Legislature enacted KRS 341.407(3), permitting employers, including corporations and partnerships, to represent themselves or be represented by counsel in administrative
Littler Mendelson
In response to the dangerous levels of air quality last fall after the wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has issued a proposed regulation addressing hazardous wildfire smoke exposure.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Compliance with industry standard for combustible dust set for September 2020. Don't delay, because OSHA is already citing employers using the not yet effective NFPA 652,
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Democratic lead House subcommittee has proposed a large budget increase for both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Healthcare employees are nearly five times more likely than workers in other fields to be victims of workplace violence, according to federal government statistics.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a matter of first impression, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission recently ruled that the OSHA's general duty clause requires employers to protect employees from incidents of workplace violence.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The agency concluded the webinar by demonstrating its new mine data retrieval system.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's electronic recordkeeping regulation has had a tortured existence since its introduction in May 2016.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Health care providers are increasingly called upon to address drug resistant medical cases such as Candida auris.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The legal basis of interference is in Section 105(c)(1) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act ("Mine Act") - "No person shall discharge or in any manner discriminate against
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The prospect of losing one's employer-sponsored health insurance is a scary proposition.
BakerHostetler
For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission is set to adopt comprehensive revisions to the Rules of Procedure governing cases coming under its jurisdiction.
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Marijuana legalization is on the rise and quickly expanding to all corners of the United States. Nearly 2/3 of the states have legalized marijuana for either recreational or medicinal use.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Although complaints were temporarily down in 2018, we expect the overall upward trend to continue in future years.
Littler Mendelson
New Mexico's state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), employers have a right to be given the opportunity to accompany an OSHA compliance safety and health officer
Mayer Brown
Add the New York Department of Financial Services (the "DFS" or "Department") to the veritable orchestra of governmental entities and regulatory authorities that have issued requirements
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On April 9, 2019, New York's City Council passed legislation, available here, which will prohibit employers from requiring prospective employees to submit to testing for (THC)...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The deadline to file for a private plan exemption is also now subject to a limited extension.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Westchester County, N.Y. has recently enacted two new laws which apply to employers with employees working in the county: an earned sick leave law and a wage history anti-discrimination law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's electronic recordkeeping regulation has had a tortured existence since its introduction in May 2016.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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