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|Employer Ambushed by Labor Board’s New Election Rule|
Howard M. Bloom, Roger S. Kaplan, Philip B. Rosen, Timothy J. Ryan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
October 1, 2015, previously published on September 28, 2015Much has been written about the National Labor Relations Board’s new “ambush” election rules. The rules are a one-two punch to employers: first, by substantially shortening the pre-election period; and, second, by imposing onerous information disclosure obligations.
|OSHA Promises Silica Rule Soon, but Its Future Remains Uncertain|
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 24, 2015The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has pledged to release a comprehensive final rule on crystalline silica by the end of the current Administration, in January 2017.
|Rescue and Recovery Work Necessary for Valid MSHA ‘j’ Order, Commission Rules|
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 24, 2015Mine regulators have no statutory authority to issue emergency “j” orders for immediately safeguarding people following a mine accident unless rescue and recovery is involved, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission has ruled. Section 103(j) of the Mine Act gives the Mine...
|Georgia’s Garnishment Law on Shaky Ground|
Justin R. Barnes, Erin J. Krinsky, Todd Van Dyke; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 24, 2015, previously published on September 22, 2015Georgia’s garnishment statute is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Atlanta has held in Strickland v. Alexander, No. 1:12-CV-02735-MHS (N.D. Ga. Sept. 8, 2015), putting the future of state garnishment cases in doubt.
|Sales May Sizzle, But Keep Employees Cool|
Bradford T. Hammock, Avidan Meyerstein, Alka Ramchandani; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 17, 2015When the outdoor temperature tops 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the cool, air-conditioned comfort of a retail store may be a refuge for salespeople, but it is easy to forget that many other retail employees (including truck drivers, loaders, mechanics, janitors, maintenance personnel, cart attendants, and...
|Proposed ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation Would Limit Criminal History Inquiries by Federal Contractors|
Susan M. Corcoran, Garen E. Dodge, Richard I. Greenberg; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 17, 2015Bills pending in both houses of Congress would make it unlawful for most federal contractors to request a job applicant, whether orally or in writing, to disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer of employment.
|Retailer’s Guide to Defending against Workplace Violence|
Avidan Meyerstein, Alka Ramchandani; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 17, 2015Violence is a leading cause of workplace deaths in the last 15 years and causes 48 percent of worker deaths in the retail industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|Potential October 1 Government Shutdown: Federal Contractors’ Contingency Planning|
Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 15, 2015A federal government shutdown looms as current funding expires on September 30 and government leaders disagree on funding legislation. The present shutdown threat is fueled by two primary issues set against the backdrop of presidential election posturing by both political parties. President Barack...
|MSHA Proposes Proximity Detection Rule for Mobile Equipment in Underground Coal Mines|
Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015Coal haulage machines and scoops operating in working sections of underground coal mines will be required to be outfitted with proximity detection devices on a phased-in schedule if a proposed rule issued by the Mine Safety and Health Administration is finalized.
|Split Appeals Court Decision May Set Stage for Supreme Court Review of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provision|
Richard J. Cino, David R. Jimenez, Joseph C. Toris; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015A federal appeals court ruling on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“DFA”) may prompt U.S. Supreme Court review as to when an employee whistleblower is entitled to the benefits of the anti-retaliation provisions of the DFA.