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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) added an anti-retaliation provision to the recordkeeping regulation finalized in May 2016, and it seems as if the workplace safety...
Fisher Phillips LLP
House Bill 2 ("HB2") was signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin and became effective in July 2018.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Today, the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration ("OSHA") issued a standard interpretation clarifying its position on the new recordkeeping rule's anti-retaliation provisions.
BakerHostetler
On Sept. 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified to the Washington Supreme Court the question of whether obesity qualifies as an "impairment" and thus a "disability" under the state's anti-discrimination law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Fisher Phillips partners Pamela Williams and Travis Vance explore a recent blockbuster decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
OSHA has just issued a Standard Interpretation clarifying the Obama-era guidance that prohibited incentive programs and circumscribed post-incident drug testing;
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officially kicked off its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Trenching and Excavation on October 1, 2018.
Littler Mendelson
This hurricane season has been chaos for those along the East Coast. Less than a month after Hurricane Florence rampaged through the Carolinas ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 27, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a notice of proposed rulemaking expanding the employment, training, and apprenticeship opportunities for 16- and 17-year-olds ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Sixth Circuit recently upheld an administrative decision in favor of a miner's whistleblower complaint, further underscoring the need for mine operators to implement strong anti-retaliation policies and keep detailed supporting records of internal investigations and employment-related decisions.
Fisher Phillips LLP
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 ...
Cozen O'Connor
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.
Cozen O'Connor
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,...
Fisher Phillips LLP
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,
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced an update to its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 28, 2018, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) posted important updates to its enforcement guidance on the new final rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal...
Fisher Phillips LLP
During Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit earlier this week, Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi dropped a bombshell: the company wants to soon provide benefits to its drivers in an effort to close the gap between what is received by its contractor fleet and its employee workforce.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 28, 2018, the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) agreed with Ogletree Deakins' argument that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Once again, Governor Jerry Brown ends the legislative year by signing a flurry of employment-related legislation.
Epstein Becker & Green
Employers and health plans should be aware that two recent federal decisions have recognized that the non-discrimination provision in the Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination...
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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,...
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