Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act)

OSHA and the NLRB gang up on employers

by Jeffrey A. Gruen The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will now refer all untimely retaliation claims to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to determine whether an employer engaged in an unfair labor practice (ULP) under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).   Background On March 6, 2014, David Michaels, OSHA’s assistant secretary of […]


Beating the Heat

Last week, basketball royalty and media-superstar LeBron James was forced to make an early exit from Game 1 of the NBA Finals due to severe leg cramps. The King’s cramps were due in large part to the malfunctioning air-conditioning system at the AT&T Center, home of the San Antonio Spurs. Combined with the Texas summer […]


D.C. insight: OSHA, OFCCP stepping up enforcement

by Sophie E. Zdatny At a recent Employers Counsel Network (ECN) conference in Alexandria, Virginia, several notable speakers stopped by to provide their insights on current developments in the employment arena at the national level and to share their predictions for President Barack Obama’s second term. Highlights include increased regulatory activity from the Equal Employment […]