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Documents on Occupational Safety & Health
|SEC Unveils New Dodd-Frank Mine Safety Disclosure Requirements|
Amy L. Blackwood, Lawrence P. Halprin, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi, Robert A. Sheffield, Mark Thompson, Christopher Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 9, 2012, previously published on January 5, 2012The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") issued a final rule on December 21, adopting new disclosure requirements for mining companies. The rule implements the Mine Safety section of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("the Dodd-Frank Act")....
|OSHA Issues Interim Rules Implementing the Whistleblower Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act In Favor of Employees|
Amy L. Blackwood, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
November 23, 2011, previously published on November 22, 2011The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") has published interim final rules revising the regulations governing how whistleblower claims brought under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX") are handled. These rules, like those implementing the...
|Should Unions Be Allowed To Discipline Employees For Reporting Safety Violations?|
Mary E. Pivec, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 27, 2011, previously published on April 25, 2011On April 5, 2011, the District of Columbia Circuit Court issued a decision in International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 513, AFL-CIO v. National Labor Relations Board, Case No. 10-1121. This case involved a petition for review of the National Labor Relations Board's (Board) decision that...
|Sixth Circuit Upholds Employer's Right to Deny an Employee a Promotion, Even After Employee's Safety Complaints|
Mary E. Pivec, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 11, 2011, previously published on April 05, 2011On March 29, 2011, the Sixth Circuit decided Hoffman v. Solis, Case No. 08-4128, a retaliation case brought after a pilot was allegedly denied a promotion in response to his safety complaints. Mark Hoffman claimed NetJets Aviation, Inc. violated the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform...
|Politics and Procedures: OSHA Keeps Control and DOL Conforms Energy and Environmental Whistleblower Regulations|
Amy L. Blackwood, Mary E. Pivec, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 26, 2011, previously published on January 24, 2011The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a new rule, effective January 18th, revising the procedures for handling whistleblower claims arising under the Energy Reorganization Act (ERA) and six environmental statutes: the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA); Federal Water...