The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched a three-year national emphasis program permitting extensive inspections of warehousing and distribution center operations, mail/postal processing and distribution centers, parcel delivery/courier services, and certain high-hazard retail establishments.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a final rule to restore and expand Obama-era requirements for employers in dozens of designated industries that have worksites with at least 100 employees to submit their injury and illness forms electronically to the agency. The final rule becomes effective on January 1, 2024.
Michael Neifach comments on the new I-9 form released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which streamlined sections and was designed to be fillable on tablets and mobile devices in “ New Form I-9 Available Now,” published by SHRM.
While students are enjoying the dog days of summer, California employers may want to review leaves available to parents and caregivers before the school year begins.
Just as there are considerations when employing minors, there are also leave entitlements employers should be aware of when employing parents and caregivers.
On July 21, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit kept in place a ruling that local delivery drivers who made deliveries completely inside California are still engaged in interstate commerce and exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
On the heels of a surprise announcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has conducted a second round of H-1B cap lottery selections. This move was much-anticipated by employers and foreign national workers alike.
On July 26, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized new rules that mandate public companies to disclose material cybersecurity incidents and provide annual updates on their cybersecurity risk management, strategy, and governance. The rules, which also contain similar requirements for foreign private issuers, represent an additional operational
The California Civil Rights Council previously issued draft revisions to the Fair Employment and Housing Act’s regulations governing inquiries into and consideration of a job applicant’s criminal history in making hiring decisions. On July 24, 2023, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Council’s proposed modifications to the regulations.
Frequent job rejection is a common problem, but you can deal with it strategically to land on your feet.
Although they did not receive the headlines of the most high-profile decisions of the October Term 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two important cases concerning the law of the workplace.
Bosses are imposing more strict in-office mandates as new data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed productivity has slumped slightly since the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Studies show that heavier people are paid and promoted less than their thinner colleagues.