On November 21, 2014, the Department of Labor released its Agency Rule List, which provides the status of all rulemaking efforts at each of its agencies. OSHA dominated the list of regulatory activity in the Department, listing 26 regulations in the prerule, proposed rule, and final rule stages.
Of these 26 items, OSHA announced that its top regulatory priorities include:
… Continue Reading
- Efforts to control exposure to crystalline silica
- Enhancements to current infectious disease protocols in healthcare and other high risk environments
- Issuance of a final rule modernizing its reporting system for occupational injuries and illnesses, requiring electronic submission of injury and
On Monday, December 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific, our colleague Alka Ramchandani will be a featured speaker in a webinar hosted by California Employer Resources.
Ms. Ramchandani will identify the potential risks and liability associated with retaining temporary workers in California. She will provide strategies on how to minimize risk and liability when hiring temporary workers by ensuring all contractual agreements, expectations, and performance requirements are in place.
As California companies hire more temporary workers to deal with economic, staffing, and business challenges, more employers are at risk for noncompliance with state and federal safety regulations regarding … Continue Reading
To register for this webinar, please click here.
Join Valerie Butera, Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST for a 60-minute webinar.
This webinar will delve deeper into OSHA issues that will impact a wider range of industries in 2015. In addition to a greater focus on enforcements and inspections, changes will occur for recording injuries and illnesses in the OSHA 300 Injury and Illness Recordkeeping log as well as reporting changes of severe injuries or illnesses.
Topics will include:
… Continue Reading