Suzanne Thomas

Suzanne Thomas

K&L Gates LLP

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Ebola and Other Pandemic Outbreaks: Insights and Legal Considerations for U.S. Employers

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (sometimes called Ebola Virus Disease, EVD or Ebola) is the disease caused by infection with an Ebola virus. Workers performing...more

11/5/2014 - CDC Ebola OSHA Safety Precautions

What Will the End of the Carbon Tax and Start of Carbon Trading Mean?

Draft legislation1 released on 25 July 2013 proposes terminating the carbon tax and bringing forward carbon emissions trading to July 2014. This article sets out some key features of what the move to carbon emissions trading...more

7/31/2013 - Air Pollution Carbon Emissions Carbon Off-Set Credits Carbon Taxes

Employers Beware

In what many employers believe is well intended but inappropriate interference by the Seattle City Council with hiring decisions, a new “ban the box” ordinance has been unanimously adopted in Seattle that will give criminal...more

6/24/2013 - Compliance Criminal Background Checks Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Job Applicants Liability

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