Bugbee & Conkle’s The Employer, December Edition
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BUGBEE & CONKLE | v9 | DECEMBER 2016
EEOC Issues ADA Informal Guidance to Employees for Mental Health ConditionsRead more
Since 2000, Lennie Geiger has been a loyal and dedicated member of the Bugbee & Conkle family. As the firm’s bookkeeper, Lennie has had the important task of handling our finances. We are saddened, yet proud, to announce Lennie’s retirement, which is effective in January, 2017.
Although we will miss Lennie here at Bugbee & Conkle, we are certain Lennie will continue to impact others with goodhearted work throughout her retirement.
On December 19th Governor Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 199, which limits employers’, among others, ability to ban entirely from their premises properly licensed conceal carry weapons.Read more
This month the EEOC published new informal guidelines for employees with mental health conditions, advising them of their rights to a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.Read more
As we previously reported, OSHA issued a final rule on May 11, 2016, requiring most employers to submit injury and illness data electronically. OSHA will publish this data on its public website with the intention to “nudge” employers to improve workplace safety. This new OSHA rule also contains anti-retaliation provisions which would effectively prohibit employers from utilizing certain safety incentive programs and automatic post-accident drug testing policies.Read more