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|Mine Case Highlights Shortcomings in Part 50 Audits of Occupational Injury and Illness Reporting|
R. Brian Hendrix; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 10, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2015Issues with the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s auditing of agency occupational injury and illness reporting mandates were exposed in a case in which an Administrative Law Judge threw out six citations because he said they failed to satisfy requirements of the regulation.
|New York State Clarifies Rights of Working Mothers|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Christopher M. Valentino; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015New York State has amended its Public Health Law through enactment of two pieces of legislation relating to breastfeeding and expression of breast milk. The legislation includes specific provisions applicable to employers.
|Consideration Required to Bind Existing Employees to Noncompetes, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds|
Melissa L. Evans, David Eric Renner, Douglas G. Smith; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2015An employee is not bound by a noncompete agreement signed during the course of his employment if he was not offered additional consideration, even though the agreement expressly stated the parties “intend to be legally bound,” the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held in a 4-1 decision....
|Congress Proposes Legislation to Overturn NLRB Ruling on Joint Employer Liability|
Roger S. Kaplan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 7, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015Lawmakers have introduced identical legislation in both chambers of Congress to overturn a landmark decision by the National Labor Relations Board intended to broaden joint employer liability. By including employers who may only indirectly affect employees’ terms and conditions of employment,...
|Imminent Danger Rulings Reveal Divergent Opinions Among Commissioners|
Donna Vetrano Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 7, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015A ruling that went against an Alabama underground coal operator has revealed sharp differences among members of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission over the interpretation of a safety standard dealing with imminent danger.
|Cal/OSHA Proposes Workplace Violence Prevention Standards in Health Care|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2015California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) has made the Golden State the first in the nation to propose standards specifically aimed at protecting health care workers against workplace violence.
|New Damages Standard for Connecticut Wage Claims Weighs Against Employers|
David R. Golder, Jillian R. Orticelli; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 23, 2015A new Connecticut standard provides for the award of double damages and attorney’s fees to employees who prevail on claims under the state’s wage and hour statutes.
|Fainting is Recordable Even If Caused by Non-Recordable Event|
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2015Fainting is recordable under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s injury reporting rules, even if the loss-of-consciousness is due to a non-recordable injury incurred at work, the agency said in an interpretation letter to a West Virginia retailer.
|Requires Private Sector Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave|
Justin B. Cutlip; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2015Elizabeth, New Jersey, joins a growing number of municipalities in the Garden State to enact a City Ordinance mandating that all private employers in the city provide their employees with paid sick time. Ordinance No. 4617 will take effect on March 2, 2016, or at the expiration of current...
|Parent Company not ‘Employer’ under Missouri Law, Court Rules, Reverses $1.5 Million Award|
Jessica L. Liss, Daniel P., Jr. O'Donnell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2015An employer’s parent corporation that did not “directly act in the interest” of the employer was not a covered employer under the Missouri Human Rights Act liable for harassment and retaliation, a Missouri Court of Appeals has ruled. Diaz v. AutoZoners, LLC, d/b/a AutoZone, et...