U.S. Department of Labor Emphasizes Protecting Worker Safety and Pay During Holiday Season

Posted by on 11/26/2020 to Federal
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and its Wage and Hour Division (WHD) remind employers of their responsibility to protect worker safety and pay during the holiday season.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Osha Announces $3,148,452 in Coronavirus Violations

Posted by on 11/25/2020 to Covid-19
WASHINGTON, DC  – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued 232 citations arising from inspections for violations

U.S. Department of Labor: Final Rule on the Aewrs Will Protect Farmers and American Workers

Posted by on 11/25/2020 to Federal
WASHINGTON, DC  – The U.S. Department of Labor announced early this November that the final rule on the annual Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs) in the H-2A visa program aims to protect farmers and American workers. What is the

List of New State Employment Laws that employers must be familiar with before 2021

Posted by on 11/23/2020 to Federal
While the COVID-era has put employers to continuously grapple with some ever-changing safety regulations, compared to prior years, employers will be faced with fewer new laws and regulations during the start of 2021.   Some of the

Revised FFCRA Regulations, issued by DOL

Posted by on 10/28/2020 to Federal
In the revised Temporary Rule implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) released by the Department of Labor last September 11, 2020 and was effective since September 16, 2020, the DOL addressed the issues with the Temporary Rule.