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HTMLOSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance for Hazard Communication Standard
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
OSHA recently issued an internal memorandum outlining enforcement guidance for some of the 2012 Hazard Communication Standard’s (HCS) requirements effective on June 1, 2015—namely, the requirement that chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors must develop and use safety data...

 

HTMLUnions Sue to Stop Wisconsin’s New Right-to-Work Law
Gregory H. Andrews, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
The day after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) signed the state’s new right-to-work act, unions struck back with a complaint and a motion for a restraining order and temporary injunction. Three unions in Wisconsin, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers...

 

HTMLDistrict of Columbia Passes Legislation Allowing Employees to Discuss Wages
Kesia M. Brown, Daniel D. Schudroff, Teresa Burke Wright; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
The District of Columbia has passed the Wage Transparency Act of 2014. The Act prohibits all private employers within the District from implementing workplace policies that forbid employees from discussing their wages with coworkers. The Act echoes President Barack Obama’s Executive Order...

 

HTMLOSHA Issues First Interpretation Letter Regarding New Reporting Requirements
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 22, 2015
On January 1, 2015, OSHA’s new reporting requirements became effective. Under the new reporting requirements contained in Section 1904.39 employers are now required to report to OSHA any work-related hospitalization of one or more employee, an amputation, an eye loss or fatality.

 

HTMLCongressional Oversight Hearing on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces: Executive Order 13673
Laura A. Mitchell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015
Today, the congressional Subcommittees on Workforce Protections and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions heard testimony in connection with Executive Order 13673 - Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, signed in July 2014 by President Obama.

 

HTMLUtah Federal Court Reiterates That Employees Are Only Entitled to Tips Under FLSA If A Tip Credit Is Applied
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
While many state laws regulate the distribution of gratuities (as well as service charges and other fees), the overwhelming judicial view, as originally set forth by the Ninth Circuit in Cumbie v. Woody Woo and joined by district courts in other jurisdictions, holds that an employee’s right...

 

HTMLOrigins of Wage-and-Hour Jurisprudence: Portland Terminal
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
Many current FLSA compensation issues which are the subject of widespread litigation ¿ such as the current wave of intern cases ¿ have their legal underpinnings in Supreme Court authority decided during the 1940s in the years following the enactment of the FLSA (1938) and the...

 

HTMLFCC Promises Action Against Those Who Fail to Safeguard
Jason C. Gavejian; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on December 24, 2014
On December 19, 2014, the FCC published Chairman Thomas Wheeler‘s response to Senator Bill Nelson’s (D-FL) letter regarding the FCC’s recent proposed $10 million fine against two telecom companies.

 

HTMLAnti-Bullying Laws in California and Tennessee Could Be the Start of a New Trend
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
While there are no current federal laws that prevent workplace bullying in the private sector, “Healthy Workplace” bills have been introduced in 26 states since 2003. Tennessee recently became the first state to pass the “Healthy Workplace Act,” a law designed to encourage...

 

HTMLUtah Governor Signs Landmark LGBT and Religious Expression Anti-Discrimination Bill
Conrad Shawn Kee, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
Utah Governor Gary Herbert (R) has signed into law a bi-partisan bill protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination. While other states and local governments are considering similar initiatives, the Utah law is the first enacted legislation that seeks to...

 


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