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New OSHA directive to assist in early resolution of whistleblower complaints
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

On August 19, 2015, OSHA issued new policies and procedures (Compliance Directive: CPL 02-03-006) for applying a new process for resolving


Washington Supreme Court extends minimum wage
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

In a narrow 5-4 decision on August 20, 2015, the Washington Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling and applied the City of SeaTac's $15 minimum


The EEOC goes electronic: FAQs on EEOC's new electronic pilot program
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently rolled out a pilot program to electronically notify employers of new Charges filed


Companionship exemption changes in effect
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

The latest twist in the ongoing saga involving the U.S. Department of Labor's changes in its regulatory provisions affecting the Fair Labor Standard


Must poultry employers comply with terms of letter from heads of USDA and OSHA?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

OSHA recently reminded the Poultry Industry that it has not lost interest in a multiple front attack on processors, as shown by the almost $1,000,000


Does a workplace have to be perfect?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2015

I recently blogged about the debate on CEO and employee pay ratios. I urged employers to seize the high ground and decide what their attitude is as


Evaluating USDOL's proposals: avoid dangerous assumptions
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

Employers are of course continuing to evaluate the impact of the U.S. Labor Department's proposed increase in the minimum dollar amount for the


NLRB sacks college football player union organizing drive
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

Earlier today, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) unanimously decided that college football players at Northwestern University cannot comprise


The quirks of Mid-Atlantic State OSHA Plans: North Carolina
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

While a "State-OSHA Plan" must at least meet Fed-OSHA standards, these plans often develop their own additional requirements and have widely varying


You really need to be keeping up with developments with the NFPA combustible dust standards
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

NFPA 652 was developed to place the fundamental requirements for combustible dust fire and explosion safety in one standard. Historically, somewhat