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NLRB Returns to Common-Law Test for Independent Contractors

USA - January 29 2019 Last Friday, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) returned to its long-standing independent-contractor standard, reaffirming its adherence…

DOL Says Goodbye to the 80/20 Rule for Tip Credits

USA - December 20 2018 On November 8, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter retracting the controversial “80/20 rule” for tipped employees. Under this…

Process Safety Update: The Latest with OSHA’s PSM Standard & EPA’s RMP Rule [Webinar Recording]

USA - November 7 2018 On November 13, 2018, Eric J. Conn, Micah Smith, and Beeta Lashkari of Conn Maciel Carey's national OSHA Practice Group presented a webinar: "Process…

Eric J. Conn, Micah Smith

In the Wake of Criticism of the E-Recordkeeping Anti-Retaliation Rule, OSHA Issues New “Guidance”

USA - November 1 2018 On May 11, 2016, OSHA published its Final Rule for injury and illness recordkeeping electronic data submissions — what we refer to as the…

Eric J. Conn

OSHA Launches New Regional Emphasis Program for Fertilizer Grade Ammonium Nitrate and Agricultural Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities

USA - October 31 2018 On September 25, 2018, OSHA announced the launch of a new Regional Emphasis Program (REP) to address the hazards from exposure to fertilizer grade…

Aaron Gelb