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  • Last Chance to Register for Our Free Cost-Effective Management of Workers’ Compensation Claims Webinar

    Experienced Ohio workers’ compensation defense attorney Rob King wants employers to know there are ways to effectively manage these costs. This free 1-hour webinar will reveal cost-saving measures for state fund and self-insured employers alike including, BWC and alternative rating programs, handicap reimbursements, aggressive claims management, proper use of nurse case managers, private investigators, IMEs and more. This webinar offers 1 SHRM PDC.

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  • Beware: OSHA’s “Look-Back” Period for Repeat Violations is Unlimited

    Until 2015, it was the practice of OSHA to look back only three (3) years to prior citations to establish “repeat” violations under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.  In 2015, OSHA modified the look-back period in its Field Operations Manual (FOM) from three (3) years to five (5) years.  Violations of OSHA regulations are classified in several ways, including willful, repeat, serious, or other than serious.  The higher the classification, the larger the penalty.

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  • OSHA Seeks Public Comment on NPRM to Revise Electronic Submission Requirements

    On July 30, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) formally published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking to revise and improve the Tracking of Workplace Injury and Illness rule.  The proposed rule rescinds the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from the OSHA Forms 300 Log and 301 Forms.

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  • Judge Kavanaugh Nominated to Supreme Court

    Republican D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who once served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, has now been named by President Donald Trump to succeed Justice Kennedy.  President Trump praised Judge Kavanaugh during Monday’s announcement at the White House and said, “there is no one in America more qualified for this position, and no one more deserving.”

    A look at Judge Kavanaugh’s judicial record in labor and employment cases while on the D.C.

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  • Current FMLA Forms Expire July 31

    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms are set to expire July 31 under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which requires the Department of Labor (DOL) to submit its forms at least every three years to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to ensure processes aren’t too bureaucratic.  The FMLA forms are used to certify that an employee is eligible to take FMLA leave and to notify him or her of leave rights under the law.

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