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  • OSHA COVID-19 Recording and Reporting

    On October 23, 2020, OSHA announced that since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic it has cited 112 employers for violations relating to COVID-19 resulting in proposed penalties of $1,603,544. Some of the COVID-19 OSHA citation involve alleged violations of failure to report properly and timely a COVID-19 related illness or fatality, and failure to document a COVID-19 illness as an OSHA recordable event.

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  • When a Workers’ Compensation Claim Morphs into ADA and FMLA

    The majority of workplace absences are related to the illness of employees or their family members. When an employee is injured or ill, workers’ compensation, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) all have the potential to be involved. If more than one of these laws are involved, it is even more difficult for HR professionals to navigate the claim.

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  • Ohio Workers’ Compensation Legislative Changes September 2020

    On June 16, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 81 (H.B. 81) into law, which made significant changes to Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation law. H.B. 81 amends the doctrine of voluntary abandonment of a claim, the statute of limitation on filing a Violation of a Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR), a state fund employer’s settlement authority, and the statute of limitation on a claim among other changes.

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  • Update on OSHA COVID-19 Citations

    By: Carl Habekost, Esq.
    chabekost@nullbugbeelawyers.com
    On October 23, 2020, OSHA announced that since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic it has cited 112 employers for violations relating to COVID-19 resulting in proposed penalties of $1,603,544.

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  • The Path Forward: Safety & Legal Considerations to Prepare Your Workplace for Return Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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