In January, OSHA released several short videos addressing respirator use. These videos cover topics such as respirator types, training, fit-testing, medical evaluations, and maintenance and care of respirators. The videos are done in both English and Spanish and are available on OSHA’s website.
E.D.N.Y. Rules That Private Postings on Social Media Relating to Plaintiff’s Mental State Are Fair Game for Discovery
Reid v. Ingerman Smith LLP, No. 12-CV-0307(ILG-MDG) (E.D.N.Y. Dec. 27, 2012): In a sexual harassment lawsuit where the plaintiff sought emotional damages, the defendant filed a motion to compel discovery concerning the plaintiff’s social media accounts. The defendant argued that public postings on the plaintiff’s Facebook account contradicted her claim of mental anguish, and therefore
In this, our fourth installment in our series on the “Anatomy of a Department of Labor Audit,” we address both how to report audit results and how to resolve issues identified in the audit. How to Report Audit Results Normally, audit results are reported in both a written format and an oral…..
On July 30, 2019, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) announced that its “emergency regulation requiring employers to protect workers from hazards associated with wildfire smoke is now in effect, following its approval yesterday by the [California] Office of Administrative Law.”