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OSHA's Redesigned Whistleblower Protection Program Website
Nor does it appear that this trend will be ending soon.
United States
6 Aug 2019
Soft Tissue Massage Considered First-Aid For OSHA Recordkeeping Purposes
In a recent standard interpretation, OSHA concluded that soft tissue management (massage) is first aid for recordkeeping purposes.
United States
18 Jul 2019
Third Circuit Rules Employer Cannot Be Forced To Arbitrate Retiree Health Care Claims
Unfunded retiree health care benefits have been the elephant in the room for decades. Together with unfunded pension liabilities, they threaten the survival of both private companies and municipalities.
United States
10 Oct 2018
A New Roadmap To Avoid Hefty OSHA Fines For Repeat Violations
The Angelica Textile case had been kicking around OSHA for almost 10 years before it was decided by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission on June 24 by a 2-1 vote with Commissioner James Sullivan,...
United States
10 Oct 2018
HR Guide For Hurricane And Disaster Prevention
Although one can never be fully prepared for a natural disaster, it is important to be aware of the federal and state laws implicated in such situations.
United States
21 Sep 2018
Avoiding A Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre
Besides sending flowers or a card to your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, we like to remind our employer clients that a good way to show some love to your employees is by taking steps to protect them from workplace violence.
United States
14 Feb 2013
OSHA Publishes Revised Final Hazard Communication Rule
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its final revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) in March 2012.
United States
9 Jan 2013
Important OSHA Activity In 2012, And What To Look For In 2013
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) frequently has been criticized for inefficiency and a slow rulemaking process.
United States
8 Jan 2013
The Latest And Greatest: Internet Use Disorder
Word has just come down that going nuts from the ‘net may become a recognized form of mental illness.
United States
16 Oct 2012
Home Depot And Whirlpool Face Class Action For "Fraudulent" Energy Star Appliance
A lawsuit was filed on Friday in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on behalf of nationwide and Ohio-only classes of consumers.
United States
10 Jun 2012
OSHA Publishes Final Hazard Communication Rule
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released its final revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).
United States
30 Mar 2012
Judge Dismisses Gifford Claims Against USGBC, But Energy Efficiency Of LEED Buildings Unresolved
Yesterday, Judge Sands dismissed Henry Gifford's suit against the USGBC.
United States
19 Aug 2011
Global-Warming Litigation Gets Frosty Reception At The Supreme Court
It is often difficult to predict the outcome of Supreme Court cases. This is not because the individual justices are particularly fickle or inscrutable. The reason is quite simple: The cases that make it all the way to the Supreme Court are hard.
United States
31 May 2011
OSHA Proposes New Interpretation of Noise Standard for Construction and General Industry
On October 19, 2010, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a notice in the Federal Register proposing to change the way in which the noise exposure standards for construction and general industry are interpreted, and modifying its enforcement policy accordingly.
United States
20 Oct 2010
Slim-Fast And Ground Beef Recalls
On December 3, 2009 Unilever U.S. Inc. conducted a nationwide voluntary recall of all canned Slim-Fast ready-to-drink products due to the possibility of contamination by a microorganism.
United States
10 Dec 2009
Stork Craft Recalls More Than 2.1 Million Baby Cribs Due To Drop-Side Defect Which Can Lead To Infant/Toddler Entrapment
On November 23, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing, Inc., of Canada, announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including nearly 150,000 cribs with a Fisher-Price logo. Approximately 1.2 million of the recalled cribs were distributed in the United States.
United States
2 Dec 2009
An Overview Of Labor And Employment Law Developments In The First 100 Days Of The Obama Administration
Many employers and management-side labor and employment practitioners expected dramatic changes in labor and employment law to be passed quickly by a Democratic Congress and become law under the Obama Administration.
United States
1 Jul 2009
Nuts! Another Nut, Another Recall
For the second time in three months, we will undergo another international recall involving another nut.
United States
2 Apr 2009
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