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"Stop the Bleed" – One Sure Step to Lessen Shooting Deaths.
We have long encouraged employers and schools to add a basic Trauma/Stop the Bleeding kit and provide the approximately one-hour of additional first aid training to interested employees
United States
14 Aug 2019
Web Exclusive - July 2019: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been
United States
6 Aug 2019
What Labor Secretary Acosta's Departure Means For Employers
It encompasses over 30 agencies, boards, offices, and programs that each have a specialized role when it comes to labor and employment law.
United States
16 Jul 2019
I Don't Have A SOP For That Issue.
I recently talked to a group of managers about misusing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the resulting safety and performance problems. Issues raised, included:
United States
10 Jul 2019
Damned If You Do – Damned If You Don't – How Much Can I Say?
How often have you wished that you could candidly respond to reference requests or to attacks on your organization or questions about a catastrophe … and been unable to do so because of "legal concerns?"
United States
11 Apr 2019
Legionnaires And Other Workplace Infectious Diseases
Employers do not often worry about the respiratory illness, Legionnaires Disease, but the occurrences have increased five-fold since 2000, and experts are unsure as to the reasons
United States
19 Mar 2019
Executives Must Plan For Unexpected Natural Events That Can Harm The Company.
One of my recurrent business themes is the need for businesses to try to plan for unanticipated events that could devastate the business and destroy shareholder value.
United States
15 Mar 2019
Workplace HR And Safety Lessons From Movies: "Untouchable"
The first full documentary on the fall of film mogul Harvey Weinstein premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, and it can provide employers with an important reminder about the need
United States
27 Feb 2019
Safety And HR Lessons From Movies – First Man.
Recent Sundance Film Festival releases, The American Factory and Untouchable, the first Weinstein #METOO documentary, illustrate workplace lessons presented by well made films.
United States
20 Feb 2019
Top 50 Workplace Law Stories Of 2018
It's hard to keep up with the news these days. It sometimes feels like you can't step away from your phone, computer, or TV for more than an hour ...
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6 Dec 2018
Like Uber, But For Kids
What would it be like if and Uber had a baby? A handful of Uber-like rideshare services that have sprung up across the country are illustrating exactly what would happen.
United States
20 Nov 2018
How Will The New California Governor Impact The Gig Economy?
One of our firm's most prolific writers and most astute analysts of all things related to workplace law in California, Ben Ebbink (Sacramento) wrote a recent post-election entry for the firm's...
United States
16 Nov 2018
Houston Attorney Talks ADA Requirements For Small Businesses
Small business leaders need to know what are their fundamental obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
United States
30 Oct 2018
Appeals Court Upholds Decision Limiting The Right Of OSHA To Expand Inspections
We've waited for over a year to learn if the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals would uphold an earlier court decision saying that OSHA ...
United States
11 Oct 2018
Man Bites Dog: Union Strikes And Publically Attacks Hotel Brand Because Of Its Go Green Effort.
We regularly remind employers that third parties, such as unions, and social justice and environmental groups, will use safety as a club to embarrass and bring pressure on a company. Sometimes,
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9 Oct 2018
The Clock Is Ticking. Prepare For The Hurricane And Afterwards. Fisher Phillips Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)..
These FAQs address many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of hurricane-related disasters; consequently, in addition to federal laws ...
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20 Sep 2018
Practical Lessons From 911
The list could go for pages if we consider emergency responders, police, various civil servants and countless others.
United States
12 Sep 2018
Concussions Aren't Just A Risk For NFL Players: Hardhats Versus Safety Helmets.
While recently meeting with a group of contractors, I noticed that three large general contractors were requiring their employees to wear safety helmets instead of traditional hardhats,
United States
2 Sep 2018
One More Step Toward Agressive Enforcement Of OSHA's Construction Silica Standard.
With no fanfare whatsoever, OSHA supposedly began enforcing the new Silica Standard on July 23.
United States
23 Aug 2018
What's Up With OSHA's New Electronic Recordkeeping Requirements?
If you go to OSHA's Electronic Recordkeeping page, and hit the Electronic Submission section, you'll be greeted with this message
United States
3 Aug 2018
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