Public Good vs. Private Rights

Where is the line between private rights and public good?  In the interest of protecting public health, many health care providers require employees to receive influenza...

Employment Law Changes for 2017

This article briefly summarizes federal and state law changes and emerging trends in employment law that may affect employers in 2017. State information is included...

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 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept....

OSHA Finalizes Whistle-Blower Rules Under ACA

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule detailing procedures for making whistle-blower claims under the Affordable Care Act. The rule...

OSHA: No Waivers for Employee Whistle-Blower Rewards

New guidance released earlier this month by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) clarifies that whistle-blower settlements OSHA approves must be “fair, adequate, reasonable,...