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Adobe PDFOSHA Proposes Revisions to Crystalline Silica Standard
Lawrence P. Halprin, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2013, previously published on October 22, 2013
On September 12, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule to establish comprehensive, substance-specific health standards for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) for General Industry, Maritime, and Construction activities.

 

Adobe PDFFirst Circuit Rules That Employee Work During Break Times Constituted Uncompensated Overtime
Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2013, previously published on October 22, 2013
The First Circuit recently ruled that employee work performed after hours or during breaks constituted uncompensated overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The case is Manning v. Boston Medical Center Corp.

 

Adobe PDFSecond Circuit Rules Class Action Waiver In Arbitration Agreement is Enforceable
Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 4, 2013, previously published on October 22, 2013
The Second Circuit recently issued a critical decision recognizing the enforceability of a class action waiver and arbitration agreement that was duly entered into between an employer and an employee. The case is Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP.

 

Adobe PDFState and Local Laws Expand Employer Duty to Accommodate Family Status
Barbara Levos, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 4, 2013, previously published on October 22, 2013
The San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance was approved on October 9th, 2013. This ordinance requires employers of 20 or more employees to consider flexible or predictable working arrangements to assist employees who are in caregiver roles. The law prohibits employers from taking an...

 

HTMLDeadline for Training Employees on the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard's New Label and SDS Formats is Dec. 1
Lawrence P. Halprin, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2013, previously published on October 24, 2013
Employers must train employees on the new label elements and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) by December 1, 2013. The HCS was revised in 2012 to largely conform to the United...

 

HTMLGovernment Reopens; FCC Issues Notice Extending Deadlines
Keller Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2013, previously published on October 21, 2013
The FCC was back up and running late last week after Congress passed a budget effectively ending the 16 day government shutdown. Licensees and Frequency Coordinators are now able to submit the applications held while the Universal Licensing System (ULS) was “offline” from October 1- 16.

 

HTMLOSHA's Proposed Silica Health Standard: A Summary of Key Elements
Lawrence P. Halprin, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 11, 2013, previously published on October 8, 2013
On September 12, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule to establish comprehensive, substance-specific health standards for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) for General Industry, Maritime, and Construction activities. The...

 

HTMLWhat is California Up To? - The Initial List of Candidate Chemicals is Published
Keller Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2013, previously published on October 4, 2013
The California Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR) took effect on October 1, 2013. http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/LawsRegsPolicies/Regs/upload/Text-of-Final-Safer-Consumer-Products-Regulations-2.pdf The CA Dept of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a list of 150 informational...

 

HTMLThe Regulation of Food Packaging in the Pacific Rim
Mitzi Ng Clark, Catherine R. Nielsen; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 4, 2013, previously published on September 2013
As markets continue to emerge in the Pacific Rim, an increasing number of companies that produce food packaging materials are pursuing global expansion in this untapped arena. To best maximize their opportunities, companies must adapt to a myriad of regulatory systems to ensure compliance of their...

 

HTMLSPECIAL TELECOM ALERT: Government Shutdown Now In Effect
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Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2013, previously published on October 1, 2013
Effective this morning, the federal government has been “shutdown” as a result of the failure of Congress to agree on a new budget.

 


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