July 2018 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDFRECENT DEVELOPMENTS Trump DOL Offers Guidance on Independent Contractor Status Although specifically addressing the caregiver registry industry, the Department of Labor’s Field Assistance Bulletin “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver” offers general insight into the Trump DOL’s […]

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OSHA Proposes to Rescind Electronic Reporting Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to rescind the majority of controversial electronic reporting requirements. In May 2016, OSHA issued a final rule requiring employers with 250 or more employees to submit electronically information from Forms 300 (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses), […]

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OSHA Releases New Guidance on Temporary Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released two new temporary worker guidance documents that further emphasize the shared responsibility of staffing agencies and host employers for the temporary workers’ safety and health. These documents, relating to respiratory protection and to noise exposure and hearing conservation, are part of OSHA’s Temporary […]

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