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HTMLFlus, Pandemics, Paranoia and Common Sense
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
I recently read a fictional account of a 1918 flu-like pandemic which shut down basic services for an extended period. I come from a less conspiratorial perspective, but the Annapolis grad author raised some valid points and painted an all too vivid picture of how badly people might behave.

 

HTML"Tipped Minimum Wage" Nonsense Continues
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015
A recent post appearing on U.S. Labor Department's blog begins, "The federal tipped minimum wage has been $2.13/hour since 1991. That's right - it's been the same for nearly a quarter century."

 

HTMLEmployment Law in Switzerland: Part II
Amanda K. Caldwell; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
This article is the second in a series which provides an introduction to the key elements of employment law in Switzerland. Although Swiss employment law is rather liberal in character when compared to employment laws of other nations, there are some limitations on the employer and requirements...

 

HTML2015 Policy Review and Revision: Employer Email
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 19, 2015
We’re going to comment on the numerous policies and rules which must be revised because of the NLRB’s many changes last year; especially during December 2014. Today, we’ll briefly discuss email.

 

HTMLAuto Dealers Will Soon Have to Maintain OSHA 300 Forms
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014
Come January 1, 2015, OSHA’s newly announced Recordkeeping changes will cause the most problems for manufacturers because the amputation reporting requirements will trigger more OSHA inspections, but the LARGEST group affected will be auto dealers. Traditionally retail new and used car...

 

HTMLTemps, OSHA, Construction and Ron Burgundy
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015
I’m attending and speaking at the AGC National Safety Committee meetings in San Diego as I type, the home of the great Ron Burgundy (Anchorman 1 and Anchorman 2). I’ve participated in these committee meetings for about 12 years, and I enjoy few gatherings more. The General Contractors...

 

HTMLTest Your Record Keeping (Part 5) - Top Errors in Completing the OSHA Recordkeeping Forms.
Tiffani Casey; Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
Now that you have had some practice on what illnesses and injuries should be recorded on the OSHA recordkeeping logs, let's examine the most common errors we see when actually filling out the logs properly with that injury and illness information. While the OSHA 300 log appears simple on its face,...

 

HTMLCook County's New Wage-Theft Ordinance
Peter J. Gillespie; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
Cook County recently increased the stakes on wage and hour compliance for employers that transact business with or receive tax incentives from the County. After May 1, 2015, Cook County may refuse to allow businesses to operate or do business with the County for up to five years, if the business...

 

HTMLSoutheastern Auto Industry In OSHA's Sights?
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
Southeastern auto parts manufacturers need to stay on their toes. OSHA Region IV just announced $68,000 in citations against an Alabama metal stamping company that supplies oil pans, covers and parts for the auto industry. OSHA’s official press release emphasizes that the inspection was...

 

HTMLDon’t tell Me That It Couldn’t Happen at Your Workplace
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015
One of my recurrent themes is that an employer should never assume that its managers and employees will not act foolishly and exercise bad judgment. Poor judgment results in experienced craft workers skipping a step and getting killed. Poor judgment results in employees or managers engaging in sex...

 


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