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January 21, 2020

Canada: Supreme Court Limits Safety Inspection Duty of Federally-regulated Employers to Workplaces under their Control

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the extent of a federally-regulated employer’s inspection obligations under the Canada Labour Code, holding that the duty to inspect extends only to workplaces an employer controls.

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January 21, 2020

California’s Expanded Red Flag Law Empowers Employers to Seek Gun Violence Restraining Orders; Other States May Follow Suit

More states are enacting so-called “red flag laws,” which allow certain entities and/or individuals to obtain restraining orders to remove firearms from an individual deemed by the courts to be a threat to themselves or others.

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January 21, 2020

Bureau of Labor Statistics Releases Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Report for 2018, finding a 2% increase in fatalities from the prior year, including notable increases in overdoses and suicides at work.

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January 13, 2020

OSHA Collecting Final Input as it Considers Rule on Occupational Exposure to Beryllium in the Construction and Shipyard Industries

OSHA’s proposed rule on Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds in Construction and Shipyard Sectors represents the latest in its multi-year effort to regulate beryllium outside of general industry workplaces.

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January 8, 2020

15 Key Developments in Canadian Labour & Employment Law in 2019

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2019. Here is our Littler LLP overview of 15 key developments in 2019 with links to more detailed articles and commentary.

Podcast
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January 6, 2020

How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

In this podcast, Littler’s Brad Hammock discusses steps employers can take to prepare their worksites for when OSHA “comes knocking.”

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December 16, 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Administration: 2019 in Review

As 2019 comes to a close, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) remains active both on the regulatory and enforcement fronts, so employers must continue to be vigilant and proactive in their safety and health efforts.

ASAP
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December 10, 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Releases FY 2019 “Top 10” List

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its top 10 most frequently cited violations for Fiscal Year 2019.

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December 2, 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Fall Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) short- and long-term regulatory agendas remain busy as we close out 2019 and enter 2020.

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December 2, 2019

CANADA: How Can Employers Mitigate Liability for Incidents Related to Alcohol or Cannabis Consumption at Holiday Parties?

In Canada, employers that host holiday parties for their employees could expose themselves to significant common law liability for the actions of an employee or guest who is under the influence of alcohol or cannabis.

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