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FDA Puts Liquid Nitrogen Use On Ice In New Food Code Interpretation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took an unusual step on October 31 by issuing an interpretation of the Food Code regarding the use of liquid nitrogen and dry ice in preparation
United States
7 Nov 2018
Recreational Cannabis In The Workplace: A Guide For California Employers
Do your employees think they can smoke cannabis in the workplace because it's legal? Are your employees telling you that even though they failed a drug test you have to keep them on as employees?
United States
21 Feb 2018
New OSHA Reporting And Anti-Retaliation Rules
On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration finalized a rule which will expand employer requirements to record and submit records of workplace injuries and illnesses.
United States
26 May 2016
DOJ Shifts Enforcement Of Worker Safety Violations To Environmental Crimes Section
This is an important move because charges under many environmental statutes can be brought as felonies, while criminal violations of worker safety laws typically are misdemeanors.
United States
24 Jan 2016
IRS Releases Final Forms For Health Care Reform Reporting
With required reporting under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) looming, employers should be aware of the latest guidance from the IRS. As a reminder, information reporting requirements apply to all employers who are members of an "Applicable Large Employer" under the ACA, generally an employer with 50 or more full-time and full-time equivalent employees in the previous year (including employees of related companies), and small employers that self-insure coverage
United States
1 Oct 2015
Illinois Appellate Court Strengthens Sole Proximate Cause Defense In Asbestos Cases
The question of whether a product manufacturer or employer in an asbestos lawsuit can introduce evidence of the plaintiff's exposures to asbestos from other sources has become a highly contested issue.
United States
20 Aug 2015
OSHA Issues Guidelines For Restroom Use By Transgender Employees
On June 1, 2015, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued new employer guidelines for providing restrooms to transgender employees.
United States
21 Jul 2015
IRS Provides Interim Guidance For ACO Participation In Medicare Shared Savings Programs And Expands Safe Harbors For Management Contracts
On October 24, 2014, the IRS published Notice 2014-67, which expands the Revenue Procedure 97-13 safe harbors regarding management contracts.
United States
25 Nov 2014
OSHA Shortens Reporting Deadlines For Workplace Injuries
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a final rule that significantly alters employers' obligations for reporting workplace injuries to the agency.
United States
6 Oct 2014
Back Off: Bullying In The Workplace (Webinar)
Bullying has been a recent focal point in the media, especially in the context of school bullying.
United States
17 Oct 2013
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