On Jan. 12, 2023, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced another increase in the maximum civil monetary penalties for violations of federal Occupational Safety and Health standards

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California employers know the holidays bring chilly nights (by California standards), holiday cheer, decked halls, and… ringing in the New Year with a host of new employment laws and compliance

Continue Reading ’Tis the Season for California’s 2023 Legislative Update: Employer Considerations

On May 17, 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released a draft regulation for workplace violence prevention that applies to all California employers, with only limited
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On 1 August 2022, the Act implementing the EU Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions (the Act) likely will enter into force, as EU Member States have until
Continue Reading The Act Implementing the EU Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions: An Overview

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced on April 12, 2022, that it is launching a national emphasis program focused on heat-related illnesses and injuries.

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Although New York’s statewide indoor mask mandate ended Feb. 10, 2022, New York employers must continue to implement airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plans, pursuant to the New York Health
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On Dec. 17, a three-judge panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, by a 2-1 vote, dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the Occupational Safety
Continue Reading A Not So Happy New Year for Employers? 6th Circuit Dissolves Stay of OSHA COVID-19 ETS