In this podcast, Phillip Russell, a member of Ogletree’s Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group, continues the popular Dirty Steel-Toe Boots series with a look ahead at 2023 and what to expect from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Phillip reviews the reasons OSHA may be more active in 2023 and offers tips on how employers can prepare. The discussion includes insights into regulatory acceleration, political urgency, and economic forces that may shape OSHA policy and practice.
In this episode of Dirty Steel-Toe Boots, a podcast for employers about OSHA enforcement, Mark Ligon, vice president of safety and risk management for the Vecellio Group, joins Phillip Russell to discuss how businesses can create and maintain cultures of corporate safety, as well as leverage employee and management engagement to achieve success.
In the second of a four-part series on unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ashley Cuttino discusses potential considerations for employers following the decisions to lay-off or furlough employees, including notice requirements, voluntary furlough programs, supplementing unemployment benefits, and other ways to assist impacted employees.
In this podcast, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss how employers can strategize and prepare for the coming wave of COVID-19-related California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) complaints, citations, and inspections, in addition to litigation. The speakers address the trending interplay between Cal/OSHA citations and California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims and other civil actions as well as potential employer missteps such as a lack of documentation.