You are invited to listen to episode 7 of Greenberg Traurig’s Performance Review podcast, where Shareholders Ryan Bykerk and Philip Person discuss Cal/OSHA inspections with Michael Taylor, former general
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On Jan. 19, 2020, the day before President Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, his transition team announced that James Frederick will be appointed
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In episode seven of Workplace Safety Review, Greenberg Traurig’s OSHA podcast, host Mike Taylor interviews Quentin Baker, President of Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants. The two discuss accident investigations and
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On Nov. 19, 2020, the California Occupational Health & Safety Standards Board unanimously adopted 21 pages of emergency Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) safety regulations (Regulations). The Regulations are broad. They
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On Nov. 6, 2020, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health agency (Oregon OSHA) announced an emergency temporary standard designed to protect workers in Oregon from exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019
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On Oct. 14, 2020, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA), the agency charged with enforcing workplace safety regulations at Michigan workplaces, adopted an emergency safety and health rule
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On Oct. 27, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 192, the latest executive order issued under the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) state of emergency. Effective Nov.
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New to 2020, Illinois employers of all sizes must conduct sexual harassment prevention training by Dec. 31. This training requirement is part of the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act, which


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