Your search returned 165 results.

Oct
22
2018
ASAP

Federal Court Limits Scope of OSHA Inspection Authority

The Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed a district court decision to limit the scope of an inspection sought by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Oct
19
2018
Insight

About Face: OSHA Clarifies that Safety-Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug/Alcohol Testing ARE Permissible

On October 11, 2018, in an about-face on prior guidance, OSHA issued a significant Standard Interpretation Memorandum regarding safety-incentive programs and post-incident drug/alcohol testing.

Oct
19
2018
Insight

Canada: The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Doesn't Translate into a Free-for-All in the Workplace

Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act (the Act), came into force on Oct. 17, 2018, creating a legal framework for the recreational use of marijuana.

Oct
17
2018
ASAP

Joint Employment, Wage and Hour Changes are on the Regulatory Horizon

Employers will face fewer significant regulations in the coming year, according to the Trump administration's Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.

Oct
5
2018
ASAP

OSHA Announces Renewed Focus on Trenching and Excavation Work

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced an update to its National Emphasis Program on preventing trenching and excavation collapses.

Oct
4
2018
ASAP

DOT Preempts California Meal and Rest Breaks Laws Under Federal Hazmat Regulations

The DOT recently clarified that federal Hazmat regulations preempt California’s meal and rest break requirements.

Oct
1
2018
Insight

Ontario, Canada: Legislative Changes in Bill 36 Seek to Make Cannabis a Public Issue

You witness a group of your employees exit the workplace on their break, gather on a public sidewalk and begin to smoke what appears to be cannabis. How do you respond?

Sep
20
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Do We Have to Accommodate A Religious Objection to the Flu Shot?

I work in a health care setting. A nurse is refusing to get the flu shot based on her supposed religious beliefs. Do we need to accommodate her?

Sep
11
2018
Insight

Connecticut Continues to Extend Protections to Employees under State Medical Marijuana Law, Rejects Federal Preemption Defense

A Connecticut federal court has issued another decision further expanding protections to individuals who are qualified under Connecticut’s Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA) to use marijuana.

Aug
30
2018
WPI Report

Littler's WPI Labor Day Report 2018

Almost two years into the new presidential administration, and with highly consequential and hotly debated mid-term elections around the corner, Littler’s Workforce Policy Institute’s Labor Day Report examines the state of the American workforce.

Pages