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If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has found a seven percent increase in 2016 fatal injuries reported over those reported in 2015.
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In another example of OSHA's refocus it has dropped from its home page the prominently placed listing of Worker Fatalities.
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The Court's decision is not likely to affect employers challenging OSHA or MSHA citations, however.
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Folks who follow my writing know that of the many groups to which I speak, the AGC National Safety Committee is my favorite. I love the industry and I value the clients and contacts who have become friends ...
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No, the Buzz isn't advocating for a government shutdown, but this is just a friendly reminder that we are just a few days away from that potential occurrence. Congress will likely get to work on this next week...
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OFCCP's 2013 update of the Federal Contract Compliance Manual includes a fillable copy of the SCER.
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Due to Senate Rules, the Trump nomination of Scott A. Mugno, for the Assistant Secretary of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, has now been "returned" to the Senate for consideration.
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A federal district court in Brooklyn recently held that an employer does not owe a duty to protect patrons from assault unless the attack was "reasonably foreseeable...
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What can the connection between legendary alternative rock band R.E.M. and veteran reporter Dan Rather tell us about workplace safety?
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Most folks in the safety community know Jordan Barab, the former Obama era Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor at OSHA from 2009 to 2017.
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Administration is resubmitting Scott Mugno for OSHA leader and shooting for a January 11 Committee hearing.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a one-page memorandum yesterday rescinding Obama-era guidance that had allowed states to legalize medical and recreational marijuana ...
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The Trump administration continues to look for ways to lessen the regulatory burden on employers.
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OSHA has just released several fact sheets applicable to industries regulated under the Crystalline Silica Standards in Construction Rule.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On Friday, December 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on challenges to OSHA's new silica exposure standard, rejecting all challenges ...
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As predicted by Politico, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and other sources, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions today rescinded the 2013 Cole Memorandum "Guidance Regarding Marijuana Enforcement," ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On Friday, December 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on challenges to OSHA's new silica exposure standard, rejecting all challenges by industry ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We had blogged previously about the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) 2017 adjustments to the maximum civil penalty dollar amounts for OSHA violations.
Fisher Phillips LLP
No other agency so radically changed the law under the Obama Administration; nor galvanized so much management-side resistance as the National Labor relations Board (NLRB).
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The court remanded the standard for OSHA to further explain or reconsider why it did not adopt medical removal protection.
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Now career government workers cannot do their jobs because dozens of empty leadership positions remain unfilled. Before you complain that some of Trump's nominees are underqualified ...
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California employers can still enforce their drug-free workplace policies and discharge employees who test positive for marijuana, despite the recreational marijuana laws that go into effect in January 2018.
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OSHA has just released several fact sheets applicable to industries regulated under the Crystalline Silica Standards in Construction Rule.
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Effective January 1, 2018, employers with employees subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation's drug-testing regulations will face new and broader testing obligations based on...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a one-page memorandum yesterday rescinding Obama-era guidance that had allowed states to legalize medical and recreational marijuana ...
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For many people, your last week on the job involves writing transition memoranda for your successor, participating in a few exit interviews, and having some nice lunches with colleagues.
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What can the connection between legendary alternative rock band R.E.M. and veteran reporter Dan Rather tell us about workplace safety?
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2017 has been quite a year, with ever-changing regulations, trends, and employee expectations at the local, state, and federal levels. In this environment of constant flux, an outdated ...
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Unless your kit contains a note from a "consulting physician" approving it, the kit may be in violation of California law.
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