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Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule allowing employees to designate a third-party representative to accompany...
Outside GC
On April 15, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a final rule (Final Rule) to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), providing clarity on who is covered...
Jackson Lewis
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a rule to replace and expand its Fire Brigades Standard. The proposed Emergency Response Standard would impose new...
Jackson Lewis
Last year, California's Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 553, which requires most employers to establish, implement, and maintain an effective Workplace Violence...
McDonald Hopkins
Among many measures we're monitoring in the Ohio General Assembly, we're watching a bill that, if adopted, would exempt a broader swath of records related...
K&L Gates
On 10 April 2024, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania heard argument in Herold v. Univ. of Pittsburgh,1 in which the Court is reviewing a 2023 Commonwealth Court...
Parsons Behle & Latimer
Would you believe it? California is considering expanding employee rights. The California legislature is considering a bill that would curtail employers from contacting employees...
Foley & Lardner
In a recent decision, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas suspended enforcement of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act ...
Littler Mendelson
On March 26, 2024, the Phoenix (Arizona) City Council unanimously passed an ordinance requiring all city contractors and subcontractors to develop and maintain a written heat safety plan ...
Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease
On September 30, 2023, Governor Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 553 (SB 553), which mandates that nearly all California employers must implement...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 15, 2024, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final rule implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).
Hall Benefits Law
A federal district court has awarded injunctive relief, including claims processing, after finding that an insurer acting as a third-party administrator (TPA) for a self-insured...
As promised, Cal/OSHA recently published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) addressing various aspects of the Workplace Violence Prevention Plan ("WVPP")...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In February 2024, California State Senator Dave Cortese introduced Senate Bill (SB) 1299. The bill would add section 3212.81 to the California Labor Code to establish a workers' compensation...
Kilgore & Kilgore
The June 29, 2023 Supreme Court ruling regarding religious accommodation in Groff v. DeJoy changes federal law on employer responsibilities in the workplace.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The OSHA regulations governing General Industry and Construction workplaces include hundreds of employee safety training requirements.
Frantz Ward
On April 1, 2024, a new final rule was published which significantly revises OSHA's longstanding regulations regarding an employee's right to choose a representative to accompany...
Brown, Goldstein & Levy
Residents and fellows in ACGME-accredited training programs know well that "Professionalism" is one of the six core competencies they are to develop in the course of their training.
Brown, Goldstein & Levy
Non-compete clauses have been a contentious and ever-developing issue in employment generally, including for physicians and other health care providers.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Many plan sponsors have read about the lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging that it breached its fiduciary duties with regard to the prescription drug component of its group health plan..
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