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Who’s the Boss in a Multi-Employer Workplace?

As multi-employer workplaces grow in number, size, and complexity, the safety and other regulatory responsibilities of the primary (or “host”) contractor and multiple subcontractors can...

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OSHA Complaint Data Provides Some Insight

Cumulative complaint data suggests that employers in many business sectors are facing new employee safety challenges. Complaint Data OSHA has been logging coronavirus-related complaints since February 1,...

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Employer Testing of Employees for COVID-19

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance in April and July as to whether an employer can test or require testing for employees with...

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COVID-19 UPDATE: How Should Employers Respond to Skyrocketing Whistleblower Complaints?

The report on April 10 was stunning. Oregon OSHA had received 2,300 complaints in two weeks. The complaints skyrocketed immediately after Oregon’s stay at home...

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Emerging Guidance from OSHA for Employers

Employers are finally getting more guidance and clarification from Washington DC about several COVID-19 related OSHA compliance issues. Recording and Reporting COVID-19 Cases On April 10, 2020,...

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