In the December edition of our Third Thursdays series, special guests Tom Davis, Tim Kamin, and Elizabeth Soveranez discuss recent trends and predictions for organized labor in 2021. The speakers address the impact of the 2020 elections, appointments by the Biden administration, and the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019.
Design delegation—when a construction contractor assumes responsibility for project design—can expose contractors to increased liability. In this episode, Randy Ruff and Jonathan Mraunac discuss how design delegation can occur and best practices for managing the associated risks.
In this episode of the Workplace Safety in California series, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss serious accidents and fatalities in the workplace. Topics include how Cal/OSHA defines “serious injury,” key reporting requirements, best practices for handling inspections and evidence, and top risks and exposure.
A Deeper Dive Into Cal/OSHA Litigation, Part Three: Due Process, Vagueness, and Independent Contractors
In the third episode of our three-part podcast series on Cal/OSHA litigation, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss violations of due process such as whether Cal/OSHA workplace safety citations and notices of penalty give clear notice and provide employers with the ability to prepare a defense. In addition, the speakers discuss whether workers may be independent contractors and the ins and outs of employee misclassifications under California’s new ABC test.