Blog Posts for November 2016

Final Rule Issued To Improve Tracking Of Workplace Injuries

November 28, 2016

New provisions issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to improve workplace safety, require employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness data that employers are already required to record. OSHA intends to post the data from these submissions on a secure, publicly accessible website. However, no information that could be used to identify individual employees will be available online. 

DOL Overtime Pay Rule Changes Blocked

November 23, 2016

As a result of a federal court ruling, businesses will not be required to implement the new Department of Labor (DOL) salary rules for exempt employees on December 1, 2016. 

The rule, which would have more than doubled the minimum salary requirement for exempt employees, was challenged in a U.S. District Court and the Court issued an injunction on Tuesday, November 22.

Planning the Company Holiday Party

November 17, 2016

The company holiday party should be an event for everyone in the workplace to look forward to and enjoy, but it requires careful planning.

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