BY: Elizabeth Bolduc, Esq.
Established in 1935, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency that protects employees, employers, and unions from unfair labor practices and protects the right of most private-sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.
March 2, 2020, is the deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary of workplace injuries and illness data for calendar year 2019. The Form 300A is a summation of the workplace injuries and illnesses recorded on the OSHA 300 Logs during the previous calendar year, as well as the total hours worked the previous calendar year by all covered employees.Read more
BY: Carl Habekost, Esq.
Since 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has increased OSHA penalties annually based on the annual percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index, after a 26 year increase hiatus. The DOL is required to adjust maximum OSHA penalties for inflation annually by the 15th of January.
Bugbee & Conkle will be closed on January 1, 2020 to celebrate the new year. We hope you have a safe and happy beginning to 2020.Read more
BY: Janelle Matuszak, Esq.
In State ex rel. Reisinger v. Indus. Comm., 10th Dist. No. 18AP-621, 2019-Ohio-3344, claimant was terminated and subsequently filed a motion for temporary total disability compensation (TTD). The employer argued claimant was not entitled to TTD because he abandoned his former position of employment when he was terminated pursuant to a progressive discipline policy. First, he used his cell phone on the floor and received coaching.
Our staff and attorneys celebrated the season together and now we will celebrate with our families. Our office will be closed at noon on December 24th, and for the entire day on December 25th. We will also be closed on January 1, 2020.Read more