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August 5, 2016

Zika Virus – Concerns for U.S. Employers and Protections for Employees

The active transmission of the Zika virus by mosquitos in Miami, Florida, along with the Zika-related challenges faced by individuals travelling to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics, have raised new concerns over the virus for employers.

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July 28, 2016

Pokémon Go Back to Work!

Pokémon Go has taken the United States and the rest of the world by storm. One of the less-discussed impacts of the game is the effect on the workplace and how employers can respond.

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July 11, 2016

Recent Developments From the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

WPI Co-Chair Ilyse Schuman interviews Ben Huggett and discusses the developments at OSHA and how they impact almost all areas of employment.

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June 30, 2016

OSHA Penalties Increase by 78.156% Effective August 1, 2016

OSHA's new interim final rule will raise citation penalties for the first time in 25 years.

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June 16, 2016

When Tragedy Strikes: How Employers Can Assist Employees Affected by Mass Shootings and Disasters

This Insight aims to provide a guide to employers on ways they can support their employees whose lives were touched by the recent mass-shooting in Orlando.

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June 13, 2016

Cal/OSHA Warns California Employers That Another Hot Summer is on the Horizon

On June 1, 2016, the California Occupational Safety and Health Division issued a Statewide High Heat Advisory, reminding employers how they can protect their outdoor workers and comply with the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard.

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June 13, 2016

Ohio Becomes the Latest State to Legalize Marijuana for Certain Medical Uses While Avoiding Constitutional Ballot Initiatives

On June 8, 2016, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed comprehensive legislation to legalize certain uses of marijuana in Ohio for medical purposes.

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May 13, 2016

OSHA’s New Electronic Accident Reporting Rule Seeks to Dramatically Impair Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing

OSHA recently published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses. Under this new reporting standard, employer policies that request or require post- accident drug or alcohol testing will face new scrutiny by OSHA.

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May 12, 2016

OSHA's Final Rule on Electronic Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

In keeping with Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels’ promise to “shame” employers into compliance, on May 12, 2016, OSHA published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses.

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May 10, 2016

Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act Leaves Employers' Ability to Enforce Strict Drug-Free Workplace Policies Hazy

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently signed legislation authorizing the use of medical marijuana (the Medical Marijuana Act or MMA) in Pennsylvania.

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