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HTMLOSHA’s New Reporting Rules Are in Effect—What Will OSHA Do With the Data?
Melissa A. Bailey; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
On January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) revised regulation for reporting work-related injuries went into effect.

 

HTML2014—A Record-Setting Year for Whistleblowers
Margaret Hutchins Campbell, Jesse C. Ferrantella; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
2014 was a record-breaking year for whistleblowers, including both the U.S. Department of Justice’s prosecution of cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s prosecution of cases under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...

 

HTMLIt’s Time to Post the OSHA 300A Annual Summary of Illnesses and Injuries
John C. Artz, John F. Martin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Form 300A, which lists a summary of the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2014 at each workplace, must be posted between February 1 and April 30, 2015. Place it in a conspicuous location where...

 

HTMLSupervisor’s Knowledge of Unreported Overtime May Lead to Liability Under the FLSA
Maria Greco Danaher; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay nonexempt employees at least one-and-one-half times the employees’ regular hourly wage for every hour worked in excess of 40 hours in one week. Courts regularly have noted that the goal of the FLSA is to counteract the inequality...

 

HTMLA WARN Case Study: Are Workers on Layoff “Employees” and the Hidden Dangers of Exposing Controlled Groups to Liability
Stanley G. Schroeder; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 8, 2015
Last week the U.S. District Court in Cleveland issued a decision that, once again reminds us in two ways how devilishly tricky the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act can be when determining what is a covered employer and who is liable for a violation of the Act. Blough v....

 

HTMLFederal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction to Block Executive Action on Immigration While Related Regulations Proceed
Lowell Sachs, Stephen H. Smalley; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
On February 16, 2015, Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ordered a temporary injunction to halt key portions of President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration. Specifically, the order blocks the implementation of the new Deferred...

 

HTMLEffective Inclement Weather Policies—Top 10 Factors to Consider
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
Here in Boston we are still busy digging out from the recent snowstorm that shut down much of Massachusetts. Other parts of the Northeast and of the country are also facing blizzards, ice and rain storms this winter, but the weather disturbances don’t stop with winter. Indeed, every year...

 

HTMLWhat’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law? Part I
Julie Donahue; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
The recent Ogletree Deakins webinar, “What’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law,” featured leaders in the retail industry and labor and employment attorneys—Randel K. Johnson, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Kelly Kolb, vice...

 

HTMLWhat’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law? Part III
Julie Donahue; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 15, 2015
The recent Ogletree Deakins webinar, “What’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law,” featured leaders in the retail industry and labor and employment attorneys—Randel K. Johnson, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Kelly Kolb, vice...

 

HTMLCongress Clarifies the Expatriate Health Coverage Exemption
Christina M. Crockett; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
For expatriate health plans issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2015, the Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 (EHCCA) provides an exemption from various Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions. Last December, Congress enacted the EHCCA as Division M of the Consolidated and Further...

 


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