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SAFETY SENSE MAY 2024

On April 1, 2024, OSHA published in the Federal Register its final Worker Walk Around Representative designation process Rule.

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The Employer April 2024

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has issued a “final rule,” termed the Non-Compete Clause Rule.

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Comp Connection March 2024

Since the COVID-19 pandemic ensued, employers have wondered whether there would be rash of compensable COVID-19 cases arising from employment.

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Safety Sense February 2024

2024 Changes to OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Requirements. See What’s Changing and What’s Not…

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The Employer January 2024

On November 7, 2023, Ohio voters passed a statutory initiative to legalize adult use and purchase of marijuana for recreational purposes.

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Comp Connection November 2023

R.C.4123.56(F) was enacted and became effective September 15, 2020 and applies to claims arising on or after July 1, 2020.

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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”.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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Comp Connection December 2022

Bugbee & Conkle, LLP congratulates April Renner on her promotion to Staff Hearing Officer for the Industrial Commission.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”).

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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.

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