OSHA Final Rules on Reporting Injuries
On September 11, 2014, OSHA released its final rule for Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements. The rule, which takes effect on January 1, 2015, makes two important changes that tighten OSHA’s presently relaxed reporting requirements. See the entire document here.
NLRB Affirms Micro Unit
NLRB Affirms Micro-Unit
In many cases in which employers face an NLRB petition for a union representation election, the employer’s ability to prevail in the election depends upon its ability to influence the composition of the election unit (a/k/a “bargaining unit” if the employer loses the election). See the entire document here.
EEOC Issues Guidance on Enforcement of Pregnancy Discrimination Act
The EEOC issued a document titled EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues. The Guidance states that it “provides guidance regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act a(“PDA”) nd the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) insofar as they apply to pregnant workers.” In its “Questions and Answers” released along with the Guidance, the EEOC stated that the “Enforcement Guidance updates prior guidance on this subject in light of legal developments over the past thirty years.”
Employee’s behavior revealing she suffered severe emotional stress and anxiety
may constitute a “report” of the need for FMLA Leave.
Drug Testing in the Work Place
A New Emphasis
Are You Entitled to Overtime Pay?
Twelve Common Errors
FLSA and FMLA Issues
Practical tips for FMLA Compliance
De Minimis Overtime and Constructive Knowledge under the FLSA
DOL’s FMLA Forms Expired
Should Employers Still Use Them?
ADA Interactive Dialogue
Key to Avoiding EEOC Challenge
Avoiding Expensive Employment Mistakes
Mis-Classifying Employees as Contractors
Georgia Aviation Expo
The Perils and Pitfalls of Aviation Security Agreements
Post-Accident Flight Crew Representation:
In a Nutshell
The University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law:
Employer Responses to Blogging
The 2006 Georgia Labor Management Conference:
Effective Grievance Handling