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HTMLState Plans Slowly Adopt New Federal OSHA Reporting Requirements
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
Beginning on January 1, 2015, employers in states with Federal OSHA jurisdiction were required to start reporting to OSHA work-related fatalities (that occur within 30 days of the work-related incident) within 8 hours of learning of the fatality, work-related in-patient hospitalizations,...

 

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.

 

HTMLNY Acting Commissioner of Labor Issues Wage Board Order Reducing New York Tip Credit to $1.50
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
In New York, the cash wage due to tipped workers will increase to $7.50 at the end of the year, following an Order from acting Commissioner of Labor Mario Musolino. Commissioner Musolino accepted this recommendation from the Wage Board convened by his predecessor. This order will reduce the tip...

 

HTMLControversial Dynamex Case Regarding Misclassification of Independent Contractors to be Reviewed by California Supreme Court
Jonathan A. Siegel; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
Employers received a welcome development late last week when the California Supreme Court decided to review the controversial Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (SC S222732/B249546 rev. granted 1/28/15) regarding misclassification of independent contractors. This case is important...

 

HTMLWorkplace Considerations for the Coming (March) Madness
Richard I. Greenberg, John A. Snyder; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
The focus of nearly every sports fan — whether devoted or casual — and even many people who rarely pay attention to sports will be drawn to the coming men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments. Held over three weeks, more than 130 teams will compete for the national...

 

HTMLOSHA Redefines Small Business for the Purpose of SHARP Participation
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
OSHA is coming under criticism because of changes it has made to its Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). The details were outlined in a memorandum to Regional Administrators dated November 24, 2014. However, opponents to the changes are upset because the memorandum was not...

 

HTMLNLRB Expands Scope of Union Representatives’ Permissible Conduct during Investigatory Interviews under Weingarten
Howard M. Bloom, Matthew D. Freeman, Roger S. Kaplan, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015
In a 2-to-1 decision, a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board has held it was unlawful for an employer to threaten a union steward with suspension for showing an employee, during the employer’s investigative interview about a violation of company procedure, the...

 

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.

 

HTMLDistrict Court Affirms: Business Not Obligated to Pay $350,000 Performance Bonus to Employee Who Never Worked a Day
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015
The importance of detailed drafting of employment documents - particularly those calling for commissions, bonuses or other types of incentive compensation - was highlighted recently by a plaintiff’s claim that, as a conditional hire who never worked a day at now-defunct Lehman Brothers, the...

 

HTMLNLRB Division of Advice on Making Unilateral Changes when Employer and Union are at Negotiations Stalemate
Howard M. Bloom, Roger S. Kaplan, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
A unionized employer did not violate the National Labor Relations Act when, after reaching a bargaining impasse with the union, it unilaterally issued a health care proposal that gave it broad discretion to make unilateral changes to certain parts of the health care plan.

 


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