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HTMLSix Spring OSHA Construction Updates
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
OSHA has been busy the first four months of 2014. The following are six items of particular interest to those in or affiliated with the construction industry.

 

HTMLFlorida Employment Law Compliance: The Key Question is Not Written in the Law
R. Scott Callen; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 24, 2014
Have you experienced or heard of a company that made an employment decision that technically complied with the law, but were still sued by an employee? There is no law requiring the employer to evaluate whether it looks like the villain or the victim, but that is a key question when making...

 

HTMLUS Supreme Court Upholds Cross State Air Pollution Rules
V. James Dickson; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on May 3, 2014
The US Supreme Court issued a strong 6-2 ruling on April 29, 2014 which upheld proposed EPA regulations to regulate air pollution that crosses state boundaries under the Clean Air Act known as the “Cross-State Air Pollution Rules,”(Rules). The Rules require 27 states in the eastern half...

 

HTMLFlorida Employment Law Protections and Improving The Bottom-line
R. Scott Callen; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
While legal compliance auditing is generally recommended to prevent litigation and legal violations, periodic employment law audits also can be used to ensure your company has maximum legal protection — and to positively impact your company’s bottom-line. General examples are provided...

 

HTMLOSHA Comments on Distracted Driving Initiative
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014
In OSHA’s April 15, 2014, issue of “Quick Takes,” its bi-monthly newsletter, the agency commented on the US Department of Transportation’s national campaign to stop texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving. OSHA took the opportunity to remind employers of...

 

HTMLOSHA Bulletin: Union Organizing’s 800 Pound Gorilla
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014
The Occupational Safety and Health Act and standards promulgated thereunder allow an employee representative to participate in the filing of complaints, requesting workplace inspections, participating in workplace inspections, participating in informal settlement conferences, and contesting the...

 

HTMLOSHA, the New Fracking Sheriff in Town
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 18, 2014
On February 13, 2013, the San Antonio Express-News published an article titled “Eagle Ford pay is high, but work can be fatal.” On February 15, 2013, the Houston Chronicle published an article titled “Fatalities accompany Eagle Ford Boom.” Both articles were republished in...

 

HTML#HARASSMENT: EEOC Addresses Potential Issues with the Use of Social Media in the Workplace
Kellen J. Mathews; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 26, 2014
On March 12, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) convened a meeting to gather information about the growing use of social media and how it impacts the laws that the agency enforces. Of particular interest to this panel which consisted of top EEOC lawyers,...

 

HTMLWhat could the Labor Board Decision About College Football Players and Unions Mean for Your Business?
Brooke Duncan, M. Scott Jones; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 28, 2014
In a decision sure to send huge ripples throughout the world of collegiate sports—and elsewhere—the National Labor Relations Board’s Chicago office sided with football players at Northwestern University who said they were employees and deserve to have a union if they want one.

 

HTMLBanking Bulletin: Assignment of Rents May Not Allow Golf Course Lenders to See the Green
Richard P. Carmody, Richard H. Malchon, Andrew J. McBride; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
Much to the chagrin of golf course lenders, bankruptcy and appellate courts around the country have consistently held that a properly-perfected mortgage or security interest in golf course revenues, including cart rentals and green fees, is not sufficient to grant the lender an interest in the golf...

 


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