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OSHA regulations likely to be challenged


As anticipated, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued regulations requiring workers at private companies with at least 100 employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested weekly, but the rules are expected to be challenged in ...

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Despite Naval incident, it’s still illegal to retaliate against whistleblowers

While this week has shown retaliation is apparently practiced in the military, the federal Department of Labor nevertheless is reminding employers that it’s illegal to retaliate against workers who report conditions made unsafe because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  That means ...

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CARES Act has holes for workers

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The newly signed CARES Act was designed to help stimulate the economy while offering much-needed relief to both businesses and workers. On the whole, the package is looked at favorably, but some experts are saying CARES leaves certain workers vulnerable. ...

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New OSHA rules mean new obligations for employers

On May 12, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a final rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit workplace injury and illness information to OSHA and requiring all employers to adopt procedures to encourage employee reporting. According to OSHA, ...

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Govt. seeks feedback for on-the-job illness rule

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reviewing methods to encourage business owners to report accurate data on employee illnesses and injuries on the job. The agency first proposed the rule in November but is now seeking public feedback ...

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Second Circuit – OSHA: Solis v. Loretto-Oswego Residential Health Care

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  OSHA Single Employer Analysis Solis v. Loretto-Oswego Residential Health Care 11-888-ag Judges Calabresi, Sack and Hall Background: The Secretary of Labor petitioned for review a decision by the Occupational Safety and Health ...

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Variation of single-employer test rejected

A now-closed Oswego nursing home that was affiliated with two others in Central New York is not considered a single employer and not liable for past violations at the other facilities, the Second Circuit has upheld. Hilda L. Solis, the ...

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Yogurt plant faces $178K in OSHA fines

NEW BERLIN — Federal inspectors have proposed fining a yogurt maker $178,000 safety violations at its upstate New York plant. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the problems at Agro Farma Inc.’s Chobani Greek Yogurt plant in Chenango County included ...

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Wegmans gets safety citations

Wegmans has been hit with federal workplace safety citations carrying potential fines of nearly $200,000. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday accused Wegmans Food Markets Inc. of repeated violations at its corporate bakery and distribution center in Rochester.

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