Archive for 'OSHA'

The National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently released a Memorandum which could greatly increase the number of unfair labor practice charges filed against employers.  The Memorandum explains the Board has “entered into a program” with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), the federal agency tasked with enforcement of health and safety legislation.  Essentially, the […]

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Whistleblowers can now file a complaint more quickly and easily than ever.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently implemented an online form that allows whistleblowers to submit complaints over the Internet.  With this form, whistleblowers can submit complaints to OSHA almost instantaneously. The new form has 30 questions.  This allows an employee to […]

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Employers Struggle with Disciplining Heroes

Written by Robert G. Brody and Rebecca Goldberg on December 20, 2012

Another company is facing a public backlash for terminating an employee viewed as a “hero.”  An AutoZone employee in Virginia was fired after foiling a robbery at the store.  The “Fake Beard Bandit,” who had robbed 30 stores in the area and had targeted the same location before, entered the store to rob it.  An […]

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Weapons at Work – Solidify Policies Before Tragedy Strikes

Written by Robert G. Brody and Rebecca Goldberg on August 20, 2012

As our nation struggles to comprehend the recent mass shootings in Aurora, Colorado and at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, the national discourse has again turned to gun control.  Employers must wrestle with the same basic issues present in the general debate – do you limit access to guns (at work) or hope self control […]

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A Small Poster Could Have Big Impact

Written by Robert G. Brody on November 25, 2011

As seen in the October 31, 2011 CT Law Tribune    

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