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Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
Do 'Love Contracts' Ease the Risks of Office Relationships?
In This Issue:
- Top News…1
- State News…5
- Regulatory News…8
- Additional Reading…8
- Federal Register…9
- For More Information…12
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Congress, FDA Weigh...more
In This Issue:
1. Rockefeller Reintroduces Mine Reform Legislation
2. Whistleblower Protections Added to Highway Bill
3. GAO Endorses Studies Supporting Black Lung Rule
4. Demolition, Underground Construction...more
On July 10, 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule setting forth procedures for filing and processing of retaliation complaints under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act...more
Several industry groups – including the American Petroleum Institute, CropLife America, American Tort Reform Association, National Oilseed Processors Association, and American Chemistry Counsel – have petitioned a federal...more
In April 2012, Eric Esswein, an industrial hygienist from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, made a statement at a conference sponsored by the Institute of Medicine that was guaranteed to attract the...more
The 12th Report on Carcinogens, released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on June 10, 2011, lists Styrene as a chemical “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.” The National Toxicology Program,...more
On August 14, 2008, Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (“CPSIA” or the “Act”), 15 U.S.C. § 2051 et seq., which significantly increased regulation of the consumer product...more
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