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HTMLOSHA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Response to Court Ruling
John D. Surma, Collin G. Warren; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2015, previously published on August 25, 2015
On July 29, 2015, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking clarifying its position on an employer’s obligation to make and maintain “accurate” records of each recordable injury and illness throughout the five...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Takes on Housing Discrimination
Christopher A. Roach; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 20, 2015, previously published on August 17, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that certain actions that adversely affect minorities in poor neighborhoods violate the Fair Housing Act (FHA), even if there is no proof that discrimination was intentional. In a 5-4 decision, the Court formally recognized the availability of “disparate...

 

HTMLOSHA Targets Workplace Violence
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 7, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
For decades, acts of workplace violence were viewed as being limited to altercations between employees and "active shooter" situations involving a disgruntled employee or former employee. Generally speaking, those incidents occur within the four walls of the workplace or nearby company...

 

HTMLAppointing Legacy Contacts for Facebook
Meredith Edwards Collins; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015
Earlier this year (Feb. 2015), Facebook announced a new feature that allows Facebook users to designate a legacy contact to manage their Facebook account when they pass away. According to facebook.com, a legacy contact is, "[s]omeone you choose to look after your account if it's...

 

HTMLOSHA Issues New Guidance for Healthcare Entities
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 10, 2015
According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”), 2013 statistics demonstrate that healthcare workers have a rate of work-related illness and injury that is nearly twice as high as the overall rate seen in private industry.1 In the last five years, OSHA has issued...

 


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