OSHA has issued a new memorandum regarding the use of temporary workers. In this memorandum, OSHA stated that it will be reviewing the use of temporary workers during every inspection. This enforcement initiative means that...more
In This Issue:
- Court Rules NLRB's Workplace Union Notices Violated Law
- NLRB Urges Regional Directors to Maintain High Settlement Rate
- EEOC Seeing Rising Number of Age Discrimination Complaints
Does your company use temporary workers?
OSHA has issued a new memorandum regarding the use of temporary workers.
In this memorandum, OSHA has stated that it will be reviewing the use of temporary workers...more
In this memorandum, OSHA states that it will be reviewing the use of temporary workers during every inspection. OSHA has already been particularly interested in the oil and gas industry. In 2011, OSHA issued a special...more
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”), the federal government, state governments, insurers, employers, and individuals all share responsibility to make affordable health insurance coverage widely...more
On April 29, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced an initiative to protect temporary employees from workplace hazards. The initiative, announced through a press release and a...more
OSHA has issued a new memorandum regarding the use of temporary workers. See, April 29, 2013 memorandum from Richard Fairfax.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has temporarily suspended adjudication of most H-2B petitions for temporary non-agricultural workers in response to the Court order entered March 21, 2013 in Comite de Apoyo...more
In Henderson v. Newport-Mesa Unified School District (--- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, Cal.App. 4 Dist., March 13, 2013), a California court of appeal considered whether a temporary teacher employed for more than two years by a school...more
In This Issue:
- Balancing human rights in discrimination law
- French flexicurity
- In Profile: Johanna Johnson
- News in Brief
- Upcoming Events
- Excerpt from French flexicurity:
German companies rely heavily on temporary workers. Due to fundamental legislative reforms in the mid-2000s, it is possible to pay temporary workers a salary which is below the salary of comparable permanent staff. Therefore,...more
A look at a recent speech given by OSHA's Assistant Secretary, David Michaels, Ph.D., provides employers with insight into what agency touts as successes over the past several years and its vision for the year ahead. ...more
In This Issue:
- Email Request Does Not Constitute "Complaint"
- Former NLRB Member Joins Ogletree Deakins
- For Employers, Pay-Or-play Proposals Could Be Worse, Much Worse
- The NLRB In 2013: More Controversy...more
On Dec. 28, 2012, China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (the “NPC’s Standing Committee”) promulgated the Amendments to China’s Labor Contract Law (the “Amendments”). The Amendments will take effect July...more
The People’s Republic of China recently released revisions to its Labour Contract Law that will affect agencies that dispatch employees, dispatched employees’ rights and companies that hire dispatched employees. The...more
The short autumn of our discontent is over as the United States has ended one of its greatest national convolutions of recent memory. Am I speaking of the attack on the US Consulate in Libya; the current stalemate of US...more
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