Many employers view the COVID-19 vaccines as the key to safely bringing employees back to the workplace and ending the coronavirus pandemic. Employers are wondering if they can implement mandatory vaccination policies prior to permitting employees to return to the workplace and what potential issues may arise from such a vaccine policy.Read more
Congratulations to all the elite golfers competing in this special competition and welcome to all the fans, sponsors, and contributors visiting Toledo this week!Read more
Recently OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from the coronavirus which became effective in July, 2021. The webinar discusses what is required and who is covered. This webinar provides information, guidance and resources that OSHA has prepared for the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare to ensure all healthcare and healthcare support workers are protected.Read more
Telephone hearings, are they here forever? Should some hearings always be telephonic? Experienced workers’ compensation lawyer Robert Solt, III discusses the advantages and disadvantages of Ohio workers’ compensation telephone hearings, as well as tips on how to be effective, the possibility of video hearings, and more.Read more
Considerations when employees are reported for domestic violence, protest behavior, non-mask compliance/social distancing, etc.
Many legal considerations come into play when an employee is reported for activity outside of the workplace. Employers will need to consider the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1969, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and more when dealing with these touchy situations.
Have you considered what may happen if an employee is injured while working from home? Have you laid out clear instructions for your remote work employees in terms of hours, expectations, reporting procedures, etc.? Attorneys Carl Habekost & Robert Solt, IV discuss coronavirus/covid-19 considerations including remote work policies,hazard assessments, employment issues, workers’ compensation injuries, and more to help employers avoid expensive mistakes.Read more