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HTMLCiting Mine Inspector’s ‘Animus,’ Judge Softens Tough Enforcement Action
Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 7, 2016
Convinced that the tough enforcement action brought against a West Virginia coal operator by an inspector for the Mine Safety and Health Administration was influenced by a long-standing grudge the inspector held toward the operator’s foreman, a judge has reduced the seriousness of some...

 

HTMLSafety Agencies Expect to Release 9 Rules This Year
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 7, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has identified seven proposals the agency hopes to release as final rules before the end of the year, while the Mine Safety and Health Administration, its sister agency within the Department of Labor, plans to issue two final rules in 2016.

 

HTMLConnecticut Joins Ban the Box Movement
Tanya A. Bovée, Holly L. Cini, Sarah R. Skubas; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 7, 2016
Connecticut has joined the “Ban the Box” movement, becoming the most recent state in the nation to implement statewide legislation prohibiting employers from making inquiries into an applicant’s criminal history on job applications, except under certain circumstances.

 

HTMLColorado Expands Pregnancy Discrimination Law
Kristen Marie Baylis, Ryan P. Lessmann; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law a bill that makes it an unfair employment practice if an employer fails to provide reasonable accommodations to a job applicant or an employee for conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.

 

HTMLSan Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance Approved by Popular Vote
Jamerson C. Allen, Cynthia L. Filla, Susan E. Groff, John P. Nordlund; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016
Employers in the City of San Diego will need to review their current paid sick leave and minimum wage policies to ensure they comply with a voter-approved ordinance extending paid sick leave and raising the minimum wage for workers in the City.

 

HTML5 Practice Tips for Law Firms as Data Breach Spotlight Swings Their Way
Jason C. Gavejian, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Damon W. Silver; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016
While data breach incidents affecting the entertainment, retail, healthcare, and financial industries have garnered more attention in past years, the data breach spotlight recently shifted to law firms.

 

HTMLSupreme Court Returns Affordable Care Act Contraceptive-Coverage Cases to Lower Courts
Lisa M. DeFilippis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously remanded a consolidated appeal of seven cases addressing the contraceptive-coverage “accommodation” for religious organizations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the Courts of Appeals. Zubik v. Burwell, No. 14-1418 (May 16, 2016).

 

HTMLMine Safety Agency Rolls Out New Fatality Prevention Initiative
Donna Vetrano Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016
Noting that 2015 was the safest year ever in the U.S. mining industry, the Mine Safety and Health Administration nonetheless has rolled out a new safety initiative, Rules to Live By (RTLB) IV.

 

HTMLAlcohol-Related Workplace Injuries Recordable, OSHA Says
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016
Employers are not exempt from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s reporting rule for on-the-job injuries linked to alcohol intoxication even though the injured employee’s consumption of alcoholic beverages took place off the job.

 

HTMLElection Year in Puerto Rico: Employee Rights
Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Gabriela Dávila Micheo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016
For Puerto Rico, the general elections, and June 5th primaries, are fast approaching. This means that every employer in Puerto Rico needs to be aware of their employees’ voting rights, especially since voter turnout is historically very high.

 


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