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Here OSHA Goes Again: 2019 Increases to Maximum Penalty Amounts Announced
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

Employers will be facing higher penalties from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“Fed-OSHA”) in 2019. On January 15, 2019


Co-Pending ITC Action Less of an Equitable Concern for PTAB?
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

Last September, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) held that the advanced state of a district court proceeding militated in favor of denying a


Patent Owner Sanctioned For Ex Parte Communications
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 9 2019

Under 37 C.F.R. 42.5(d), communications with a Board member regarding a specific proceeding are not permitted “unless both parties have an


Decertification Petition Was Improperly Dismissed, NLRB Rules
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2019

Recently, we explored how the NLRB’s rules for determining the timeliness of a representation can be confusing. Another area of complexity comes from


New OSHA Enforcement Policy Under General Duty Clause for Worksite Exposure to Air Contaminants
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2018

OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs recently issued an enforcement memorandum to all OSHA Regional Administrators providing a new “Enforcement


PBJ: The Sandwich that Bites Back
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • December 17 2018

Several years ago the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) required skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to report nurse staffing


Motion to Amend Denied for Failure to Meet 42.121 Requirements
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 13 2018

On November 26, 2018, the PTAB entered its Final Written Decision in Intel Corp. v. Alacritech, Inc., Case IPR2017-01391, denying Patent Owner


OSHA’s Use of Drones During Workplace Inspections
  • Robinson & Cole LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

These days, it is not uncommon to see drones flying overhead. But employers bewareyou might see one during your next workplace inspection. Earlier


OSHA can now Cite Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi Employers for Violations to Which Only Other Employer’s Employees are Exposed
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2018

Since 1999, OSHA has taken the position that it can cite any employer who has general supervisory authority over a worksite, including those with


OFCCP Introduces New Directive Enhancing Compliance Guidance Programs For Contractors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued Directive 2019-03 (the “Directive”), which announces two steps the