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HTMLNew Jersey Attorney General Settles Second COPPA Case
Nathan S. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
On Friday, November 22, 2013, the New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced that it settled alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) with app developer, Dokogeo, Inc. This is the second such COPPA parens patriae action by the New Jersey Attorney...

 

HTMLStrict Voluntary Recall "Guidelines" Proposed by CPSC
Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2013, previously published on November 22, 2013
Under a proposed change to its guidelines on voluntary recalls, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission would prescribe a detailed template for voluntary recall notices. Compliance programs would also be added to the list of elements that may be included in voluntary corrective action plans...

 

HTMLFDA Tentatively Determines Trans Fats Not GRAS
Melvin S. Drozen, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2013, previously published on November 8, 2013
On November 7, FDA announced that it has tentatively determined that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe (GRAS) under any condition of use in food and therefore are food additives that, unlike GRAS substances, require pre-market approval by FDA before they can be...

 

Adobe PDFSixth Circuit Decision Upholds Board Decision Permitting "Micro Units"
Alyssia Bryant, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2013, previously published on October 22, 2013
The Sixth Circuit recently affirmed the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Specialty Healthcare II finding that a “micro-unit” is an appropriate bargaining unit. The case is Kindred Nursing Centers East, LLC v. National Relations Board.

 

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 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 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...

 


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