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Do You Own a Hotel? – New Regulations Going Into Effect

Posted in Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations

In January, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board (OSHSB) adopted new regulations intended to prevent and reduce workplace injuries suffered by housekeepers in the hotel and hospitality industry. The new regulations, which go into effect on July 1st, require California hotel (and other lodging) employers to adopt a Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP) to complement the Injury… Continue Reading

OSHA Penalties For Health & Safety Violations Are Going Way Up Starting August 1, 2016

Posted in Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations

In November 2015, Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. The Department of Labor (DOL) adjusted penalties for its agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA’s maximum penalties, which were last adjusted in 1990, will increase by 78%. Going forward, the agency will continue… Continue Reading

Upcoming Webinar – A Health Workplace is a Safe Workplace: Addressing Bullying, Threats and Violence

Posted in Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Wage & Hour

Summary of Program Federal and state OSHA laws protect California workers from unsafe working conditions.  However, the federal and state statutes and regulations are complex and can be difficult to understand.  This seminar is designed to remove some of the mystery from federal and state OSHA requirements and assist you in maintaining  compliance.  In addition,… Continue Reading

Upcoming Seminar: Creating a Healthy Workplace – OSHA, IIPP and Workplace Violence

Posted in Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Wage & Hour

Summary of Program Federal and state OSHA laws protect California workers from unsafe working conditions. However, the federal and state statutes and regulations are complex and can be difficult to understand. This seminar is designed to remove some of the mystery from federal and state OSHA requirements and assist you in your compliance. Program Highlights… Continue Reading