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April 1, 2024

No April Foolin’ – OSHA Updates its Worker Walkaround Representative Regulation

On April 1, 2024, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule clarifying that employees may designate a non-employee third party as their representative during an OSHA inspection.

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March 19, 2024

Connecticut Employers Can Terminate Employees Impaired by Medical Marijuana While Working; Appellate Court Also Provides Guidance for Reasonable Suspicion Drug Tests

In a significant decision about workplace drug use, the Connecticut Appellate Court backed an employer’s right to terminate a worker who was impaired on the job by medical marijuana.

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March 1, 2024

That’s A Wrap! CDC Reduces Recommended COVID-19 Isolation Period

On March 1, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it is updating its COVID-19 guidance and is no longer recommending that individuals who test positive for COVID-19 isolate for five days.

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January 30, 2024

Effective January 1, 2024, Employers in British Columbia, Canada Have Duties to Cooperate and to Maintain Employment Regarding Certain Workplace Injuries

Effective January 1, 2024, Bill 41 imposes certain duties on employers and employees in British Columbia following a workplace injury.

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January 11, 2024

Washington State Wildfire Smoke Rules Impose New Employer Requirements

Because wildfire smoke contains a mixture of harmful chemicals and particles, Washington has implemented new wildfire smoke rules, which become effective on January 15, 2024.

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January 4, 2024

Cal/OSHA Completes Fast-Track Adoption of Emergency Silica Standard Aimed at Engineered Stone Industry

On December 14, 2023, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved an emergency temporary standard (ETS) intended to enhance protection of workers from the hazards of respirable crystalline silica.

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December 5, 2023

Supreme Court of Canada Confirms “Owners” of Construction Projects Are “Employers” Under OHSA

The Supreme Court of Canada has let stand a decision finding an “owner” of a construction project can be considered an “employer” within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

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November 27, 2023

Employment Law Update 2024: New Employment Laws for the New Year

The federal government, states, counties, and cities were active again this year passing workplace legislation intended for the most part to protect employees, creating new compliance obligations for employers.

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November 16, 2023

Ontario, Canada: Bill 149, Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 Introduced for First Reading

On November 14, 2023, Ontario introduced Bill 149, Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 (Bill 149), for First Reading.

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