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December 24, 2015

OSHA and MSHA Criminal Prosecutions – DOJ Announces New Procedures After CEO Verdict

The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Labor (DOL) announced a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase the frequency and effectiveness of criminal prosecutions of so-called worker endangerment statutes.

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December 18, 2015

Congress Approves Spending and Tax Measures; Key Labor and Employment "Riders" Omitted from Bipartisan Funding Agreement

Considered the last legislative feat of 2015, Congress approved a massive tax and spending package on Friday that includes some positive and negative provisions for employers.

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December 11, 2015

Workplace Violence Prevention in the Age of the ‘Active Shooter’

While employers should take prudent measures to protect workplaces, employers should not overreact or impose drastic measures that are disproportionate to the actual risk, are unnecessarily costly, or are likely to be ineffective.

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November 4, 2015

OSHA Penalties – After 25 Years There Will be an Increase

The new two-year bipartisan budget, signed by President Obama on November 2, 2015, allows (in fact requires) OSHA to raise its citation penalties for the first time in 25 years.

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October 20, 2015

Supreme Court of Puerto Rico Reaffirms that Violence in the Workplace Justifies First Offense Termination

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico recently reaffirmed that an act of aggression against a coworker is sufficient to establish just cause for termination under Puerto Rico's Unjustified Dismissal statute, even if a first-time offense.

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August 7, 2015

Open Carry and Campus Carry: Expanded Handgun Rights in Texas in 2016 and Beyond

In its most recent session, the Texas legislature passed two bills related to handgun possession in Texas.

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June 15, 2015

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Employee for Medical Marijuana Use

On June 15, the Colorado Supreme Court provided good news to Colorado employers that prohibit employee marijuana use.

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May 29, 2015

OSHA Issues Revised Whistleblower Investigations Manual

Continuing its emphasis on its Whistleblower Protection Program, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released an updated Whistleblower Investigations Manual.

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May 22, 2015

Spring Regulatory Agenda Sets Forth New Deadlines, Proposals

Federal agencies have released their spring regulatory agendas, offering significant clues as to where the administration is headed in the months to come.

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February 11, 2015

Michigan Court of Appeals Rules Medical Marijuana Users Discharged for Positive Drug Tests May Still Be Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

In a published decision that may surprise employers, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that an employee

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