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|Birmingham, Alabama, City Council Attempts to Implement Immediate Minimum Wage Increase for All Employers|
Thomas A. Davis, David T. Wiley; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 9, 2016, previously published on February 24, 2016The Birmingham City Council has voted to implement a new ordinance increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 beginning February 24, 2016, for all employers within the city limits.
|OSHA Enforcement Program Targets Midwest Manufacturing Industries|
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 9, 2016, previously published on February 26, 2016Manufacturing industries with elevated injury and illness rates in Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska face an increased probability of getting a comprehensive safety and health inspection as a result of an initiative launched by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on January 25.
|11th Circuit Upholds Mining Agency’s Coal Dust Rule, Phase-In Continues|
Henry Chajet, Avidan Meyerstein; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 9, 2016, previously published on February 16, 2016The Mine Safety and Health Administration may continue phasing-in its new coal dust rules, a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has decided, relying on what it called a “holistic interpretation” of the Mine Act to uphold MSHA’s new rules. National Mining...
|Labor Board Subpoenas Allowed before OSHA Consultation|
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 9, 2016, previously published on February 16, 2016A divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between NLRB and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration over OSHA-related issues does not require NLRB’s General Counsel to consult with OSHA before issuing investigative subpoenas.
|Car Leasing Employee’s Equal Pay Discrimination Claim Proceeds, Federal Court Rules|
James R. Mulroy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 8, 2016, previously published on February 22, 2016A car leasing company’s manager will go to trial on her Equal Pay Act claim because the employer failed in its burden to show the manager’s gender provided “no basis” for the pay differential between her and her male counterpart, a Mississippi federal district court has...
|Vermont Governor to Sign Paid Sick Leave Bill|
Francis P. Alvarez, Martha Van Oot; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 8, 2016, previously published on February 22, 2016Under H. 187, passed by the Vermont Legislature on February 17, 2016, employers must provide employees in the Green Mountain State at least 24 hours (or three days) of earned sick time in a 12-month period beginning on January 1, 2017, and through December 31, 2018. Thereafter, employers must give...
|Safety Milestones Set in Mining Sector in 2015|
Donna Vetrano Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 18, 2016The 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...
|Powered Truck Group Renews Alliance with OSHA|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 18, 2016The 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.
|Congress Reacts to Obama Administration Moves on Joint Employer Liability|
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016The 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.
|Judge Vacates Citations for Alleged Slack in Steering Mechanisms of Mine Vehicles|
R. Brian Hendrix; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016Finding 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.