Both the House and Senate have passed legislation under the Railway Labor Act to avoid a railroad strike by imposing the bargaining agreement brokered by President Joe Biden in September 2022.
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 and regulations.
After a two-year delay, the amendment to the New Jersey Millville-Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act, the state’s mini-WARN law, will take effect on April 10, 2023.
In late 2021, the Biden administration announced initiatives to revise its worksite enforcement protocols and shift enforcement priorities.
On Jan. 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took a significant step towards banning noncompete agreements between companies and workers.
For decades, to increase efficiency and to reduce costs, manufacturers adopted the just-in-time approach, carefully tying manufacturing and staffing capabilities to meet demands without creating surplus.
The National Labor Relations Board expanded its authority to include awarding consequential damages in unfair labor practice cases.
In this episode, Mike Taylor and Adam Roseman talk about the last year in the world of OSHA and what to expect in 2023.
On Dec. 27, 2022, the Official Gazette of the Federation published reform to Articles 76 and 78 of the Federal Labor Law, entitling workers to more mandatory paid vacation days as follows:
Thousands of cases are filed under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) each year and many of them made the headlines in 2022.
On December 16, 2022, a federal district judge in California denied artist Ryder Ripps’s and his partner’s anti-SLAPP motion and motion to dismiss in a closely monitored action filed against them by Yuga Labs, Inc. (“Yuga”), the creator behind the monumentally successful Bored Ape Yacht Club (“BAYC”) NFTs.
If your New Year’s resolution is fitness-related, we’re on the same page … or hamster wheel.
Even with the strictest compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and best workplace safety practices, on-the-job injuries from time to time are inevitable in the construction industry.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) promised in a March 2022 hearing to address what it considered to be “severe and pervasive” discrimination in the construction sector.
On December 2, 2022, President Joseph Biden signed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (Cannabis Research Act), which provides a mechanism for industry and academia to access and research cannabis, including marijuana and other cannabis-derived products without violating the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Section 204 of Title II of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 amended the Internal Revenue Code, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to add rules governing prescription drug data collection (RxDC).
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