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Legal Update: OSHA Form 300A Posting Requirements Begin Feb. 1

- OSHA Form 300A Posting Requirements Begin Feb. 1 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers subject to its recordkeeping requirements to post copies of their OSHA Form 300A between ...

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Legal Update: OSHA’s Safety and Health Bulletin on Safety Helmets in the Workplace

OSHA’s Safety and Health Bulletin on Safety Helmets in the Workplace - On Nov. 22, 2023, OSHA provided a Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB) on the use of safety helmets in the workplace. The SHIB provides the...

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EEOC Opens EEO-1 Reporting Portal for 2022 Workforce Data

EEOC Opens EEO-1 Reporting Portal for 2022 Workforce Data - The portal for private sector employers to submit equal employment opportunity (EEO-1) workforce data from 2022 to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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News Brief: EEOC Significantly Increased Discrimination Lawsuits in FY 2023

- - EEOC Significantly Increased Discrimination Lawsuits in FY 2023 - Preliminary data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) showed that the agency filed 50% more employment discrimination...

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Legal Update: SEC Adopts Final Rules for Public Companies’ Cybersecurity Disclosures

- - SEC Adopts Final Rules for Public Companies’ Cybersecurity Disclosures - On July 26, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published final rules to enhance and standardize how companies disclose...

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Coverage Insights: Professional Liability Insurance Trends in the Legal Sector

Professional Liability Insurance Trends in the Legal Sector - Often referred to as legal malpractice coverage by lawyers, professional liability insurance can provide protection for losses caused by a client alleging...

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Legal Update: Workplace Violence Poster Required in Texas

- New Law Requires Poster on How to Report Workplace Violence - On June 14, 2023, Texas enacted a new law, House Bill (HB) 915, that requires employers to post a notice about how employees may report workplace violence...

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Legal Update: New Form I-9 Available

- Legal Update: New Form I-9 Available Aug. 1, 2023, With a Remote Verification Option for E-Verify Users - On July 21, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new version of Form I‑9,...

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Legal Update: OSHA Withdraws COVID-19 ETS, but Not the Proposed Permanent Rule

On Jan. 25, 2022, OSHA provided notice that it is withdrawing its COVID-19 vaccination and weekly testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The withdrawal will be effective once the notice is published in the Federal...

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Legal Update: Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

On Jan. 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled to stay the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The ETS was...

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Legal Update: Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID-19 Tests

On Jan. 10, 2022, the Depts. of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover over-the-counter (OTC)...

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Legal Update: Court Reinstates OSHA Vaccination Mandate for Private Employers

On Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, the 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals reinstated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19. The 6th Circuit decision...

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DOL Extends Rescission Date for Joint Employer Rule to Oct. 5, 2021

On July 29, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it is rescinding its 2020 Joint Employer Determination Rule (the Rule), effective Sept. 28, 2021. On Sept. 20, the DOL extended this date to Oct. 5,...

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Cyber Update: White House Issues Ransomware Prevention Guidance to Businesses

White House Issues Ransomware Prevention Guidance to Businesses - In a recent letter addressed to corporate executives and business leaders, the White House emphasized that bolstering the nation’s resilience against...

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