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HTMLPowered Truck Group Renews Alliance with OSHA
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 18, 2016
The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) has renewed an alliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that is designed to reduce workplace incidents, such as tip-overs and struck by hazards, associated with powered industrial trucks.

 

HTMLSafety Milestones Set in Mining Sector in 2015
Donna Vetrano Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 18, 2016
The Metal/Non-Metal (M/NM) sector of the U.S. mining industry achieved two first-ever milestones last year, not only by working without a fatality for 133 consecutive days — about 4.5 months — but also by doing so during October, a month which had never before been fatality-free in the...

 

HTMLJudge Vacates Citations for Alleged Slack in Steering Mechanisms of Mine Vehicles
R. Brian Hendrix; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016
Finding evidence presented by a mine inspector to be “too vague and conclusory,” an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has vacated two citations against a Tennessee stone producer over allegedly excessive slack in the steering mechanisms on two haul trucks.

 

HTMLCongress Reacts to Obama Administration Moves on Joint Employer Liability
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016
The Republican leadership of a congressional oversight committee has started investigating inter-agency communications in response to the Obama Administration’s attempts to hold business franchisors accountable for labor law violations of their franchisees.

 

HTMLZika Virus Concerns in the Workplace
Francis P. Alvarez, Henry Chajet, Bradford T. Hammock, Patricia Anderson Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
A global health alarm on the outbreak of a disease or virus raises issues for employers and employees as to the appropriate workplace responses. In recent years, Avian flu, swine flu (H1N1), and Ebola drew workplace concerns. Now, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has the Centers for Disease Control...

 

HTMLFormer Employee’s SOX Whistleblower Claim Fails, Federal Appeals Court Rules
Richard J. Cino, A. Patricia Diulus-Myers; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
Finding a former employee failed to “put up” sufficient facts to support the nexus between his termination and whistleblower activity protected by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the federal appeals court in Philadelphia, in effect, has told him to “shut up,” affirming summary...

 

HTMLEEOC Proposes to Collect Pay Data from Employers
Stephanie E. Lewis, Paul A. Patten, Jennifer L. Seda, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 5, 2016
Proposed changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEO-1 report would have employers with at least 100 employees submitting all employees’ W-2 earnings data and actual hours worked beginning with the 2017 EEO-1 reporting cycle.

 

HTMLPuerto Rico Supreme Court Scolds Employer for Interfering with Working Mother’s Breastfeeding Rights
Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Gabriela Dávila Micheo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 5, 2016
Emphasizing that Puerto Rico legislation protects employees’ breastfeeding rights in the workplace and that maternity enjoys special judicial protection in the Commonwealth’s legal framework, the Puerto Rico Supreme Court has ruled that employers, public and private, regardless of their...

 

HTMLConnecticut Long-Term Care Health Facilities to Register with New Background Check Portal
Holly L. Cini, Sally Welch St. Onge, Margaret J. Strange; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 11, 2016, previously published on February 3, 2016
Certain health care facilities specializing in long-term care in Connecticut will be required to register with a statewide background check portal beginning February 8, 2016.

 

HTMLOSHA May Have Given Up on Combustible Dust Rule before End of Obama Administration
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 1, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration may have thrown in the towel on issuing a general industry regulation for combustible dust before the end of the Obama Administration in January 2017.

 


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