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Jackson Lewis P.C.
If an employee asks for any of the following, an employer may not request any form of medical verification or claim that allowing it would be an undue hardship...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
During your preparations for the oncoming Hurricane Irma, you may be trying to decide whether to leave some employees in place at your facility, or to evacuate the entire workforce.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 12, the MSHA published in the Federal Register two proposed rules on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, reopening the rulemaking to consider two very limited changes.
Fisher Phillips LLP
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
Fisher Phillips LLP
As many as 50,000 Americans may have died last year alone of opioid-related overdose, and with the use of prescription opioids to relieve pain at staggering levels, that number continues to increase...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This past weekend Hurricane Irma made land fall, displacing millions throughout Florida and the Caribbean, and causing devastating damage to life and property.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
President Trump has nominated a retired coal company executive to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, many employers are faced with questions as they prepare to resume normal operations.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It is imperative that employers develop and implement organized and clearly communicated procedures for responding to a disaster.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Natural disasters, like Hurricane Harvey, raise a host of issues for employers, regardless of whether these employers have a direct presence in the affected areas...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Despite the constant news coverage, Americans are inevitably surprised by the violence of hurricanes …
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As readers of the Buzz undoubtedly know, we've been reporting on rumors of whether the administration would address, in some fashion, the compensation and hours worked reporting requirements of the amended EEO-1 form that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the White House finalized in 2016.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On July 18, 2017, a Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a $38.5 million punitive damages award in a fatal workplace shooting case.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled the second of two meetings to "reshape" the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) for August 28, 2017.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration will implement an action plan for employees who do not meet the agency's medical standards.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
If weather reports are accurate, by the time it makes landfall, Hurricane Harvey stands to be the first major storm to hit the United States in more than 10 years.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In August 2017, Wisconsin technology company, 3 Square Market, may have been the first U.S. company to offer employees the ability to have radio frequency identification device ("RFID") chips..
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As expected, OSHA has appealed an ALJ ruling that severely limits OSHA's "controlling employer" enforcement policy.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Today's solar eclipse is expected to be an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with people from all over flocking to the path of totality.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Tomorrow is the much-awaited Eclipse and employers are beginning to worry that they may not have taken all appropriate steps to protect their employees.
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Fisher Phillips LLP
Next week, many Americans will witness a truly astronomical phenomenon: a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country on Monday, August 21.
Fisher Phillips LLP
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
Foley & Lardner
Automotive companies are keenly aware of their responsibility for knowing the safety standards applicable to their businesses.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As Corporate Counsel recently reported, a Wisconsin tech company has implemented a program that allows its employees to have an RFID-enabled microchip surgically implanted in their hands.
Fisher Phillips LLP
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 an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In August 2017, Wisconsin technology company, 3 Square Market, may have been the first U.S. company to offer employees the ability to have radio frequency identification device ("RFID") chips..
Fisher Phillips LLP
According to Bloomberg BNA, the Labor Department temporarily shut down OSHA's (ITA) "Injury Tracking Application" portal for employers to report injuries and illnesses so that OSHA....
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced that, for the third consecutive year, none of the nation's more than 13,000 mining operations met the criteria for a Pattern of Violations...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
President Trump has nominated a retired coal company executive to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Rumors are rampant that the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may soon take action on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) changes to its EEO-1 form...
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