Keeping up with labor laws can be a daunting task. Changes seem to occur almost daily. And while this isn’t actually the case, it can sure feel that way. Changes to federal labor laws do not happen quite as frequent as those at the state level as a general rule. But in times of uncertainty,
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Published hard copies of CFR (Code of Federal Regulation) are useful to have in the field or on the floor. They work well as a quick reference to identify and cite potential OSHA violations or as a guide to spot areas where worker protections could be improved while crafting updated safety plans and avoiding costly
Recently, we wrote about the most current minimum wage changes that took place this year. As of January 13, there have been 26 minimum wage changes across the U.S. Today, we will discuss some of the newest labor law changes that could affect your business. With these changes come changes to the required postings. To
It is extremely important that employers keep Labor Law posters updated. Fines range anywhere from $13,494 to $134,937 per violation.
They are a few key changes you need to pay attention to as we enter 2021.
As an employer, you are required to post labor law posters in a place where employees can see them.
UPDATE: Our Complete Infectious Disease Control Training Program Is Now Available States are beginning to revive their economies; businesses are reopening, and employees are returning to work. As we begin this shift forward it is important to be mindful of all guidelines provided by OSHA and state and local guidelines regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). OSHA has just released updates to
The Federal Government is taking unprecedented measures to provide financial help to businesses affected by the Covid-19 virus. At this point it appears that almost every business is being affected. Here at National Safety Compliance we find ourselves is uncharted territory as well. Due to a 30-day Shelter-In-Place order and a sharp decline in daily
Periodically, this blog will discuss various hot topics surrounding Labor Law issues. This may include such issues as: discrimination, sexual harassment, paid family leave and drug testing among others. Let’s look at an issue that has been in the news most recently, hair discrimination. The most recent headlines involving hair discrimination have happened in the
Last week on the Labor Law Blog we looked at 4 things you should know about labor law. Looking ahead, there are labor law changes slated to take effect in the coming months. Let’s look at a few, beginning with the state that has the biggest change so far. Multi State Minimum Wage Changes: While
In order to understand why your business is required to comply with labor laws, you first need to know what labor law is and how it affects your business. The definition of law is “the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it
The Maine Legislature has made changes in the state workers’ comp law. The new law extends the period in which employees must notify their employer of a work-related injury from 30 to 60 days. The new time period applies to injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2020. This is a major change and the