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OSHA proposes new rules to “clarify” recordkeeping obligations
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

On July 29, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to "clarify" employers'


MSHA workplace examination “clarification” places enforcement target squarely on operators
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Over the years, the Mine Safety Health Administration (MSHA) has tried on two different occasions to overhaul the workplace examination standard at


DOL’s recent guidance on the “economic realities” test and effects on independent contractor misclassification in the energy industry
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

Paying hot-shot drivers by the load or mile? Contracting out repair work to vehicles or machinery? Are individuals who regularly perform work


Another one bites the dust: Missouri court refuses to enforce arbitration agreement due to unilateral and retroactive modification clause
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Arbitration agreements have been a roller coaster for Missouri employers. Recently, in State ex rel. Hewitt v. Kerr, the Missouri Supreme Court


“Common sense” shows the value of a well-written dissent: Southern New England Telephone Company v. NLRB
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

It must be frustrating to be in the minority of an administrative adjudicatory body and to constantly be forced to write dissenting opinions, as was


Miners & marijuana
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

As in other industries, mining companies must contend with employees and contractors using or being under the influence of illegal drugs in the


A new internship standard - the Second Circuits seven-factor test and what it means for your company
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

On July 2, 2015, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision regarding the employment status of unpaid interns that should prove helpful to


Connecticut court rules urine drug testing restrictions do not apply to hair drug testing
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

On May 22, 2015, in an unpublished decision, Judge Andrew W. Roraback of the Connecticut Superior Court (Waterbury Judicial District) found that


In Fresenius, the NLRB admits it was wrong . . . sort of!
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On June 24, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new decision involving allegations that an employer had unlawfully discharged an


The people have spoken, and it’s time to start smokin’. . . or just say no
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

It's July 1, 2015, and Oregon law now allows adults to lawfully use marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes. Many employers have already