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What A Trump Card Means In The Game of Construction and Development

Like many of you, I stayed up late on Tuesday night / Wednesday morning to watch the 2016 election returns. I dragged myself into the office after only a few hours of sleep and my phone was immediately ringing. Some clients....more

Recreating with Pot Should be Legal but I Can't Convince Myself to Vote Yes

In the summer of 1968, I was fortunate to land a job as a meat packer at Bolton & Smart, one of the many wholesalers then located in Boston’s Clinton Street Market, on what is now mainly the site of Christopher Columbus Park...more

Services that are Worth Less Aren’t Necessarily Worthless

The Sixth Circuit brought a refreshing sense of reality to the government’s sometimes unreal calculation of damages in False Claims Act (FCA) cases. In this case the government had sought, and won at the trial level, an award...more

July 1, 2016: All Ontario employers must comply with new noise regulation

As of July 1, 2016, all Ontario employers will be required to comply with a new workplace noise Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The new Regulation (381/15) replaces noise protection requirements...more

The 2016 Federal Budget: Targeting Independent Contractor Misclassification as Part of the “Fissured Workplace”

The President released his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget today, February 2, 2015. In furtherance of the President’s budget request, the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division provided a 32-page budget justification to Congress...more

U.S. Supreme Court Case Could Alter Retiree Health Benefit Landscape

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a 2013 Sixth Circuit decision that could alter the way collective bargaining agreement provisions covering retiree health benefits are interpreted. In Taketts v. M&G Polymers, the...more

California Legislative Committees Considering Insurance Bills

Numerous insurance-related bills have been introduced in the California Legislature this year. Legislative committees are now conducting hearings on the various measures. This year’s regular legislative session will end on...more

Doing asbestos we can

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 come into force in one month. What are the changes?...more

Workplace First Aid - Resonsibility or Liability?

OSHA requirements regarding first aid, and analysis of reasons a company should use to decide whether or not to have trained first aid providers....more

Il mondo della salute tra sostenibilità finanziaria e governance federalista

::: Presentazione del Rapporto Salute 2010 ::: "Il mondo della salute tra sostenibilità finanziaria e governance federalista": è questo il titolo del rapporto curato dall'Ufficio Studi di IntesaSanpaolo e...more

Employment Line - Spring 2009

"No man's life, liberty and property is safe while the legislature is in session." -Mark Twain (1866) This issue of Employment Line highlights the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), and the Re-Empowerment of Skilled and...more

Legal Alert: DOL Publishes Rule Implementing Amendments to Veteran Reporting Requirements for Federal Contractors

The Department of Labor has published a rule revising the regulations that implement the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) to incorporate amendments to the VEVRAA made by the Veterans' Benefit...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

IN THIS ISSUE: *Employer's Ignorance of Employee's Medical Condition Leads To Dismissal of FEHA Claim But Survival of CFRA Claim *News Bites Please see full brief for more information....more

1985 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Asbestos

Regulations on working with asbestos and asbestos containing products in order to limit the risks of exposure, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis and other diseases....more

Workplace Exposure to Asbestos

Includes information published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health about sampling and analysis of airborne asbestos, biologic effects of exposure, recommended occupational standards, and more....more

Revised Recommended Asbestos Standard

Review of information on the health effects of exposure to asbestos published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health....more

Occupational Exposure to Asbestos: Criteria for a Recommended Standard

Presents the criteria and standards for preventing occupational diseases arising from exposure to asbestos dust....more

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