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HTMLOSHA Sets Hearing Date on Proposal to Drastically Limit Beryllium Exposure
Henry Chajet; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 8, 2016, previously published on January 21, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold an informal hearing to gather testimony on a comprehensive agency proposal on worker exposure to beryllium. The proposal would cut the permissible exposure limit (PEL) tenfold and impose employer mandates. The current limit, 2.0 µg/m3, has...

 

HTMLNew York State and New York City Guidance Focus Transgender Discrimination
Ellen M. Bandel, Richard I. Greenberg, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 8, 2016, previously published on January 25, 2016
New York State and New York City have issued expansive new guidelines to protect the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.

 

HTMLNIOSH Proposes to Study Impact of a Worker Wellness Program
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 8, 2016, previously published on January 21, 2016
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking comment on a proposed study aimed at determining the effectiveness and economic return of a state-sponsored workers’ wellness program. It seeks to understand such a program’s impact on traditional occupational safety...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Weighs in on Class Action ‘Pick-Off,’ but Leaves Significant Questions Unanswered
Jeffrey W. Brecher; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 21, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has eliminated a strategy defendants have used to stem the rising tide of class action lawsuits - offering the named plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit full relief, mooting their individual claim (regardless if they accept the offer), and along with it, rendering the class...

 

HTMLU.S. DOL Issues Guidance on Joint Employment Under the FLSA and MSPA
Alison B. Crane, Neil H. Dishman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 21, 2016
On January 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued an Administrator’s Interpretation (AI) on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). This sub-regulatory guidance...

 

HTMLSupreme Court: ERISA Plan Cannot Recover Settlement Funds that Have Already Been Spent
William H. Payne, René E. Thorne; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 21, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has narrowed, ever so slightly, the ever-changing definition of “appropriate equitable relief” under ERISA Section 502(a)(3). In Montanile v. Board of Trustees of National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan, the high court addressed whether a plan fiduciary can...

 

HTMLMSHA Hits 23 Mines with Impact Inspections
Donna Vetrano Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 26, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
A total of 23 mines across 11 states were targeted by the Mine Safety and Health Administration for special emphasis inspections in November, and one of them — an Illinois cement plant — was tagged with 53 citations and five orders.

 

HTMLOSHA and FAA Agree to Increased Cooperation and Information Sharing to Protect Aviation Whistleblowers
Erik M. Dullea; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 26, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration have executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the enforcement of the whistleblower provisions in the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21) (49 U.S.C....

 

HTMLPittsburgh Paid Sick Days Act Update: Union Appeals Court’s Decision Invalidating the Act
Sheri L. Giger, Bethany Swaton Wagner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 15, 2016
The Service Employees International Union Local 32 BJ (“SEIU”) has appealed the December 21, 2015, Order of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas invalidating the Pittsburgh Paid Sick Days Act (“PSDA”), the ordinance requiring all employers of employees within the...

 

HTMLNew York City Earned Sick Time FAQs Updates
Ellen M. Bandel, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
Additional guidance for employers covered by New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act has been issued by the City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), the agency currently charged with enforcing the law, in recently updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). These were last updated in...

 


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