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OSHA Announces Two-Week Extension For Electronic Submission Of Form 300A
Employers subject to recordkeeping regulations should immediately begin preparing electronic submissions to comply with the December 15 deadline.
United States
18 Dec 2017
Court Enjoins FPSW Regs: Checklist Of Obligations And Status Included
The court preliminarily blocks the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces' (FPSW's) disclosure requirements and arbitration restrictions, providing some relief for federal contractors.
United States
14 Nov 2016
OSHA Increases Scrutiny Of Whistleblower Settlement Agreements
Following the SEC's lead OSHA recently announced new guidelines that it will consider when deciding whether to approve settlement agreements reached during OSHA investigations of whistleblower claims.
United States
28 Sep 2016
Final Rule For Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces: Scant Relief For Federal Contractors
The final rule makes agency allegations of employment law violations reportable events that could result in denied federal contracts or terminated existing contracts.
United States
5 Sep 2016
Employers: How Prepared Are You For Ebola?
The Ebola epidemic in 2014 has already been confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as the worst in history.
United States
11 Nov 2014
New OSHA Reporting Mandate Includes Single Employee Hospitalization
A significant new rule requires employers to notify OSHA within 24 hours of the in-patient hospitalization of more than one employee or an employee’s amputation or loss of an eye.
United States
2 Oct 2014
Pennsylvania Does Not Recognize Duty To Warn An Employee’s Spouse
District court predicts that Pennsylvania will not recognize a duty to protect or warn the spouse of an employee in "take home" or "household" asbestos exposure cases.
United States
10 Sep 2014
OSHA Publishes Interim Final Rule For CFPA Whistleblower Claims
Companies providing consumer finance products or services should review policies and training materials to ensure compliance.
United States
16 Apr 2014
Clean Water Act Orders Subject To Pre-Enforcement Review
Supreme Court decision determines that the Clean Water Act's statutory scheme does not preclude judicial review of EPA's jurisdiction in enforcement cases.
United States
2 Apr 2012
Fee-Shifting Ruling Encourages Intervention In Clean Air Challenges
D.C. Circuit awards attorneys’ fees to intervenors whose issues were not addressed in and whose participation had no effect on the litigation.
United States
18 Jan 2012
Supreme Court Changes The Climate On Greenhouse Gas Suits
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut, reviewing whether federal common law would support a claim that greenhouse gas emissions could give rise to a public nuisance claim that would warrant injunctive relief against future emissions.
United States
29 Jun 2011
Food Industry Policy Alert
Over the past several months, salmonella has been front-page news. According to published reports, as a result of the latest outbreak, more than 1,300 Americans have been infected with the bacteria after consuming contaminated eggs.
United States
27 Oct 2010
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