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OSHA Issues Memorandum Outlining Acceptable Standards For Silicia In Maritime Industry

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a memorandum outlining new standards for general industry and maritime requiring employers to limit work exposures to respirable crystalline silica and to take other steps to protect workers. Starting June 23, … Continue reading

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Tough Standards for Equal Pay Act Cases

Here's another Equal Pay Act case, this time on the East Coast. These decisions are noteworthy for a couple of reasons. They provide an extremely problematic avenue for employers dealing with differential compensation claims based on gender because intent is … Continue reading

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Georgia Employment and Education Lawyer Obtains Dismissal Of Teacher’s PSC-Professional Standards Commission Suspension Charge Against Her Teaching Certificate

Georgia Employment and Education attorney obtained a full dismissal and no probable cause finding from the Attorney General and Georgia Professional Standards Commission involving a charge brought against a school teacher facing a suspension of her teaching certificate due to … Continue reading

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Department of Agriculture Withdraws Revisions to Organic Standards

Consumers increasingly look to organic labels on their food as a way to ensure that any meat, eggs, or dairy they buy came from animals that had enjoyed nice lives in open fields. But whose responsibility should it be to … Continue reading

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Rules vs. Standards

Sarah Lawsky, A Logic for Statutes (Fla. Tax Rev., forthcoming), available at SSRN. Alice Abreu Richard Greenstein Professor Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern) has written a fascinating and thought-provoking essay on the logic of statutory interpretation—specifically as it applies to the Internal … Continue reading

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