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HTMLHawaii Labor Department Imposes Massive Penalties, Sends Clear Message to Employers
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Andrew L. Pepper; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016
Taking advantage of a new law that substantially increases penalties, the Wage Standards Division of the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (“DLIR”) has issued penalties totaling $767,095 to a construction company remodeling a hotel in Waikiki, Hawaii. The...

 

HTMLSeattle Passes Predictable Scheduling Ordinance
Michael A. Griffin, Jonathan M. Minear, David A. Nenni, Bryan P. O'Connor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 21, 2016
The City of Seattle has passed a bill requiring certain large employers operating within Seattle city limits to give their hourly workers advance notice of their schedules and to pay workers extra for being required to work on call. Mayor Ed Murray announced he plans to sign the Secure Scheduling...

 

HTMLMine Safety Agency Issues Alert for Water-Related Fatalities
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016
Working around, over, or near water is a safety hazard that may result in entrapment and drowning, the Mining Safety and Health Administration has warned in a hazard alert.

 

HTMLOSHA Requests Information on Shipyard Safety Rules Covering Falls
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is considering updating its safety standards covering falls in shipbuilding, ship repair, shipbreaking, and other shipyard-related employment and has issued a Request for Information. Comments and materials must be submitted by December 7, 2016.

 

HTMLWhat Federal Contractors with Employee Arbitration Agreements Need to Know Now
Ethan J. Davis, Samia M. Kirmani, Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016
Portions of the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (E.O. 13673), often referred to as the “Blacklisting” or “Bad Actors” Executive Order, will take effect on October 25, 2016, and federal contractor employers are preparing for compliance with its...

 

HTMLMorristown, New Jersey, Passes Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
Beth L. Braddock, James M. McDonnell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 16, 2016
Private-sector employees who work at least 80 hours during a calendar year in Morristown, New Jersey, will be entitled to paid sick leave under Ordinance No. 35-2016, passed by the Morristown Town Council on September 13, 2016.

 

HTMLNew Regulation Restricts New York Employers Seeking to Pay Wages by Direct Deposit, Payroll Debit Cards
Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Daisy A. Tomaselli; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 19, 2016
The New York Department of Labor has adopted a regulation that reiterates an employer generally must obtain written consent to pay wages by direct deposit of wages and clarifies the legality of paying wages with payroll debit cards. Once effective on March 7, 2017, the Regulation, published on...

 

HTML41% Increase in Citations to Mine Operators
Joseph S. Dreesen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 14, 2016
Special impact inspections in July that covered 13 states resulted in 161 citations, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced. This is a 41-percent increase from the 114 citations issued the previous month.

 

HTMLSan Diego Issues Required Postings, Acknowledgement Form under Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance
David G. Hoiles, John P. Nordlund; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 13, 2016
The City of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance went into effect on July 11, 2016. Beginning October 1, 2016, employers must post two new notices in the workplace and give employees and new hires a notice containing certain employer information. Failure to comply with...

 

HTMLOSHA Clarifies Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard for Moving Grave Headstones, Monuments
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 14, 2016
Using a crane to move headstones and small monuments is “generally” not defined as construction, but the crane operator is still responsible for stringent worker-safety rules regarding crane operations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has advised in response to a...

 


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