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  • Workplace Violence

    Nearly two million American workers are victims of workplace violence every year.  Workplace violence is one of the leading causes of homicide in the country.  For women, a relative or domestic partner is the most frequent type of assailant in work related homicides.   Robbers are the most common type of work related homicide assailant for men and the second most common for women.

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  • Trump Final Nominations for National Labor Relations Board Announced

    Trump has nominated William Emanuel and Marvin Kaplan for the remaining vacancies on the five-member National Labor Relations Board. William Emanuel is a management-side labor attorney with decades of labor and employment experience. Kaplan is currently counsel to the commissioner of the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and previously served as the Republican workforce policy counsel for the House Education and the Workforce Committee.

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  • DOL Withdraws Information Guidance

    Earlier this month, the Department of Labor, under its new Secretary, Alexander Acosta, officially withdrew Obama-era guidance letters related to FLSA claims and joint employer liability for same.  The letters, issued in 2015 and 2016, provided guidance on classification of employees as independent contractors, and when joint employers may be liable for misclassification.

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  • Sixth Circuit expands reach of EEOC investigation

    In a recent opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals gave a greenlight to the EEOC’s own long-held beliefs about the breadth of its subpoena powers.  In EEOC v. UPS, 6th Cir. No. 16-2132, ____ F.3d ____, 2010 WL 2486017 (June 9, 2017), the EEOC was investigating the charge of a single individual on an allegation of ADA discrimination.

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  • Sandpiper Cruise Photo Gallery

     

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