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Workplace Violence Prevention In An Active-Shooter Era
Earlier this month, the country was again rocked by mass shootings—two in less than 24 hours left the cities of Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas reeling.
United States
30 Aug 2019
Regulators Offer Insights Into SEC, CFTC, And OSHA Whistleblower Program's Trends And Priorities
On July 16, 2019, three prominent whistleblower law regulators spoke at PLI's Corporate Whistleblowing in 2019, which was co-chaired by Orrick partners Mike Delikat and Renee Phillips.
United States
6 Aug 2019
9th Circuit: Employers Must Foot The Bill For Post-Offer Follow-Up Medical Exams
The Ninth Circuit recently sided with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), holding that employers can't require applicants to pay for follow-up post-offer medical exams.
United States
25 Oct 2018
Sobering Reflections On OSHA's New Drug Testing Policy
The OSHA announced its final rule to "improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses." Effective December 1, 2016, the rule targets retaliation against employees for reporting workplace accidents...
United States
23 Nov 2016
Top Ten Employment Regulations Or Initiatives Employers Want Trump To Dump Or Fix
The rule requires that federal contractors provide 56 hours of paid sick leave to employees working on certain federal contracts. Many contractors already provide some form of paid sick leave...
United States
21 Nov 2016
Final Fair Pay Rules Are Here: Contractors Face Complex Requirements And Challenges With New Reporting Obligations
The federal government released the final regulations implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order this week.
United States
1 Sep 2016
Life In The Fast Lane: New OSHA Pilot Program Offers Expedited Review Of Whistleblower Complaints
OSHA's San Francisco region, which includes California, Nevada, and Arizona, launched a new pilot program on August 1, 2016 that would allow complainants, under certain circumstances...
United States
24 Aug 2016
Fit For Purpose?
The Government is in the process of rolling out a new occupational health (OH) assessment service which should be in place nationwide by the end of the year.
United States
9 Oct 2015
It’s Going Viral: Insurance For Ebola And Other Pandemic Outbreaks
Businesses are not always aware of the range of insurance policies that may be available to mitigate their exposures.
United States
16 Apr 2015
Medical Marijuana Cards: A New Scarlet Letter? First-Of-Its-Kind Lawsuit In Rhode Island Claims That Employer Discriminated On Basis Of Medical Marijuana Cardholder Status
A Rhode Island graduate student has filed a lawsuit against a textile company, alleging that it discriminated against her because she used medical marijuana.
United States
13 Jan 2015
OHSA’s Plan To Air Employers’ Potentially Dirty Laundry Online
Trying to keep your illness and injury reports low profile?
United States
30 Dec 2013
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