Safety Sense April 2023
This year’s Safety & Health Day will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at Owen’s Community College – Center for the Performing Arts. Doors open at 7:30am with a full day of presentations on various workplace safety topics! Attorney Carl Habekost will be presenting with attorney Ray Arce (Marshall & Melhorn) on the topic of “fitness for duty and legal aspects for the safety professional”.
Comp Connection March 2023
In State of Ohio ex rel. AutoZone Stores Inc. v. Indus. Comm., 10th Dist. No. 21AP-294, 2023-Ohio-633, decided on March 2, 2023 the Tenth District Court of Appeals interpreted R.C. 4123.56(F) which provides:
The Federal Trade Commission Proposes Ban on Non-Compete Agreements
On February 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a proposed rule banning non-compete agreements with its release of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Safety Sense January 2023
While you are making 2023 New Year Resolutions, please resolve to record work related injuries timely and appropriately on the OSHA logs.
Comp Connection December 2022
Bugbee & Conkle, LLP congratulates April Renner on her promotion to Staff Hearing Officer for the Industrial Commission.
OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard Became Effective January 10, 2022 – Is Your Workplace Compliant?
While we are waiting on the Supreme Court to rule on the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, employers must comply with the majority of the OSHA ETS requirements as of this Monday, January 10, 2022.
OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard For COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021.
The EEOC, DOL and NLRB Joint Commission: What Is It And What Does It Mean?
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”), the Department of Labor (the “DOL”), and the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB”) announced a joint commission tasked with enforcing workplace laws relating to retaliation in the workplace.
Why The Uber Lawsuit Regarding The ADA Matters For Your Business
On November 10, 2021, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. (“Uber”) alleging violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).
Combating The Labor Shortage While Complying With The Fair Labor Standards Act
The United States is currently experiencing a labor shortage unlike ever seen before. Simultaneously, the “Great Resignation” continues. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July 2021 while a record-breaking 10.9 million jobs remained open.