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ASAP
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April 25, 2019

CAL/OSHA Proposes Emergency Regulation on Protection from Wildfire Smoke

In response to the dangerous levels of air quality last fall after the wildfires in California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued a proposed regulation addressing hazardous wildfire smoke exposure.

ASAP
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April 16, 2019

New Mexico, New Laws: “Right-to-Work” Preemption, Gender-Neutral Restrooms, Criminal History Checks — and More

New Mexico’s state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year. The state has enacted at least 9 new laws affecting employers, covering many topics from health care access to criminal background checks.

ASAP
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April 10, 2019

Pre-Employment Marijuana Drug Testing Goes Up in Smoke in NYC

On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed a first-of-its-kind bill that prohibits pre-employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols.

Insight
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April 10, 2019

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Court Affirms that Inability to Measure Impairment Caused by Medical Cannabis Can Constitute an Undue Hardship

A Canadian court recently issued a welcome decision for employers struggling to balance their obligations under occupational health and safety and human rights legislation regarding medical cannabis use and work in safety-sensitive positions.

Dear Littler
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April 8, 2019

Dear Littler: An employee was diagnosed with the measles. What do we do now?

I just learned that one of our employees has the measles. Can I tell the other employees why he’s out so they can get tested or monitor their own health? Can I require them to receive the measles vaccine?

Podcast
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March 28, 2019

Safety First! A Review of Pending California OSHA Bills and Regulations

A WPI podcast on the numerous regulations and bills pending in California concerning workplace safety and health.

ASAP
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March 20, 2019

In Oklahoma, Medical Use of Marijuana Is OK, But Employers Now Have Enhanced Rights to Act

On March 12, 2019, Oklahoma Governor Stitt signed into law the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Use and Protection Act.

ASAP
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February 22, 2019

Michigan Employers Can Refuse to Hire Medical Marijuana Users

A state appellate court held the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act did not provide a cause of action for an applicant whose conditional job offer was rescinded after he tested positive for marijuana during a mandatory pre-employment drug test.

ASAP
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February 1, 2019

OSH Act Penalties Increase

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published a final rule that increases civil monetary penalties the DOL assesses and enforces.

ASAP
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January 31, 2019

OSHA Issues Final Rule Rescinding Certain Recordkeeping Requirements and Clarifying Guidance on Drug Testing and Incentive Programs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a final rule rescinding major portions of its electronic reporting rule.

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