The four federal agencies with statutory authority over federal whistleblower protection/bounty hunter laws report that activity increased in fiscal year 2022 as compared to the previous year, with two of those agencies receiving a record number of t
MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued an Interim Final Rule spelling out the procedures under which it handles whistleblower retaliation complaints filed under the Criminal Antitrus
With the results of the 2022 mid-term elections now in, CWC has dusted off its crystal ball to take a look at what the changed political dynamic might mean for employment policy issues.
The Biden Administration’s latest semi-annual regulatory agenda contains very few changes from the version published last December, except that many of the projected timelines have been pushed back.
MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a proposed rule that would reinstate and expand electronic workplace injury and illness reporting requirements adopted during the Obama Administration but late
Following the recent Supreme Court ruling blocking enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers with 100 or more employees to impose a COVID-19 “shot or test” mandate, the L
The U.S. Supreme Court last week blocked implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency standard requiring larger employers to ensure their employees have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing.
As President Biden’s first year in office draws to a close, we take a look at how many of his key appointments to run the agencies that regulate the workplace have been confirmed by the U.S. Senate, as well as a number of nominations that still await
The federal government has imposed three separate COVID-19 vaccine mandates on covered employers, all of which are currently subject to multiple legal challenges. Our memo provides an update on where things stand today.
Our latest virtual member roundtable focused on the emerging laws in an increasing number of states requiring employers to disclose salary ranges to job applicants, epitomized by Colorado’s burdensome new law.
President Biden initiated two actions last week that when and if implemented will require many private sector employers, including federal contractors, to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19. At this point, however, there are
A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted the injunction barring enforcement of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard mandating that employers with 100 or more employees require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-
Under a 2015 bill approved by Congress, statutory fines under many federal laws are adjusted upwards on an annual basis for inflation. Our memo lists adjusted current penalty amounts for a number of employment-related violations.
The Administration’s latest semi-annual regulatory agenda shows a surprising amount of new activity being planned by the federal agencies that enforce worker protection requirements.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, many states and localities have been enacting measures that require employers to screen employees for COVID-19. These requirements in turn are triggering recordkeeping and privacy protection requirements under ot
The four different federal agencies that handle whistleblower complaints filed under more than 20 federal laws have released enforcement statistics covering the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2019. The data are consistent with the previous y
The potential of the coronavirus outbreak becoming a more immediate health risk in the U.S. and its effect on the increasing mobility of an international workforce has raised understandable concerns. Our memo provides guidance on things that employer
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, as expected, has issued a final rule rolling back a regulation issued during the Obama Administration that would have required employers to electronically report detailed workplace injury and illness
There are four separate federal agencies that have jurisdiction over whistleblower retaliation complaints and/or bounty hunter awards. They recently released last year’s enforcement statistics, and our memo provides a summary.
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