OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced the top 10 most frequently cited safety standards for fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016, to September...

DOT Adds Opioids to List of Tested Drugs

Today’s Federal Register contains the Department of Transportation’s final rule amending its drug-testing regulations to add hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and oxycodone to the list of drugs...

EEOC Launches Online Portal to Improve Service

Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched an online portal to provide access to individuals inquiring about discrimination. “This secure online system makes the...

A Year Later: The 2016 Overtime Rule

In the ongoing saga of the Obama administration’s 2016 overtime rule, on Monday, October 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) notified the Fifth...

New Travel Restrictions for Eight Countries

Upon the expiration of its previously issued travel ban (Executive Order 13780), on September 24, 2017, the Trump Administration issued a proclamation imposing new travel...