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A Union-Friendly NLRB Makes Drafting Employee Handbooks Harder and Employee Organizing Easier

Employers need to prepare themselves for more interactions with organized labor Just as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) was announcing plans to make it...

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What is Authorized Employee Representation?

A proposed rule would enable third-party employee representatives — including union reps — to join OSHA inspections. We knew it was coming. Earlier this year, the...

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Employee Handbook Language Under Scrutiny

The NLRB is changing (again) the rules about work rules and handbooks A recent, divided decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB, or “the Board”)...

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Sounding the Alarm

OSHA’s Heat-Hazard Alert and the Employer’s Responsibilities This year’s extreme summer heat recently prompted action from the White House. In late July, President Biden requested that...

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Emphasizing the “Personal” in PPE

OSHA seeks to ensure the “proper fit” of personal protective equipment in the construction industry The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recently clarified some language...

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