In February 2019, the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One ruled that the Arizona State Legislature overstepped its authority in 2016, when it prohibited Arizona cities and other municipalities from enacting their own employee benefits ordinances. That ruling reinstated part of a 2006 law that permitted Arizona municipalities to pass local ordinances requiring employers to provide employment benefits more favorable than those provided under statewide laws. On August 27, 2019, the Arizona Supreme Court denied review of the Court of Appeals decision. Thus, Arizona municipalities continue to be free to enact ordinances that may be more “employee friendly” than other applicable statewide laws.
President Obama has made comprehensive immigration reform a priority. In January, both the President and a bipartisan group of eight senators laid out their respective proposals for immigration reform. The Senate proposal has four basic elements: (1) a path to legalization for illegal immigrants; (2) increased border security; (3) increased employer verification requirements; and (4)
On Thursday, March 18, 2010, Governor Mitch Daniels signed P.L. 90-2010 into law, allowing workers who may otherwise lawfully possess firearms or ammunition to keep firearms and ammunition in their locked vehicles in trunks, glove compartments, or out of plain sight while parked on company property. The law is a response to Indiana employers (and
OSHA regulations mandate safe operating procedures for employers that service multi-piece and single-piece rim truck and trailer wheels. To facilitate compliance, OSHA has provided, since 1984, recommendations for “Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Truck/Bus Tires” including a “Multi-Piece Rim Matching Chart.” These materials have now been updated, clarified and made more user-friendly with information from the Tire Industry Association.