Although passed more than two years ago, the final deadline for implementing the revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) and new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is coming up on June 1, 2016.  By that date, employers will need to ensure that their hazard communication program has been fully updated along with providing training to all employ...
Employers are continually reading headlines about the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rulings declaring common employer work rules to be overbroad and unlawful, because some employees might misinterpret such rules as applying to protected concerted or union activities.  In a recent ruling, the NLRB again finds work rules prohibiting employees f...
On May 11, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule to revise its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulations to be effective January 1, 2017, though portions become effective as soon as August 2016.  The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness data that employers alrea...

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