Civil money penalties under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and other laws enforced by the US Department of Labor (DOL) are going up by 3% starting January 15.
Most employers in California will soon be required to develop and implement a written workplace violence prevention plan under a new law - the first of its kind in the United States.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing to allow third-party representatives authorized by employees - including outside people affiliated with a union or a community organization - to accompany compliance officer on workplace inspections.
Under a new rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers with 100 or more employees in certain high-risk industries will be required to electronically submit more detailed information about their workplace injuries and illnesses every year.
Civil money penalties for violations of federal employment laws rose as high as $137,602 following an annual inflation adjustment by the US Department of Labor (DOL).
Although there remains a chance the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act) could take effect at a later date, it now faces an uphill battle.
A federal district court has ruled that a 2021 Montana law - which classified vaccination status as a protected characteristic under the state's antidiscrimination laws and barred employers from refusing employment or otherwise discriminating against individuals on that basis - is unconstitutional.
The COVID-19 state of emergency in California will end on February 28, 2023, Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced. So, what will its expiration mean for employers?
Lowering health care costs and prescription drug expenses and making more affordable coverage possible are among employers' top future health care reform priorities, according to a recently released study.
The Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act) establishes a new 10-member Fast Food Council and vests it with the authority to set employment standards for fast food restaurants including wages, working conditions and training.
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