Tag Archives: Workplace

New Regulations Established by California Clarify and Expand What Can Constitute National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace

As this blog mentioned in June, the state of California has enacted new regulations to strengthen further its public policy commitment to stamping out illegal discrimination, both in housing and in workplaces. The regulations that took effect this past July … Continue reading

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Transforming the Workplace with Help from Transitional Justice

Lesley Wexler, Jennifer Robbennolt, & Colleen Murphy, #MeToo, Time’s Up, and Theories of Justice, available on SSRN. Marcia L. McCormick It may have been Ashley Judd’s allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul, that finally unleashed the powerful movement to … Continue reading

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Retaliation: A workplace soap opera

Like sands through the hourglass . . . Read more detail on Recent Employment Law posts –

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Oregon Workplace Deaths and Third-Party Liability

A recent Associated Press article about the deaths of two workers building a new luxury hotel in the Orlando area caught my eye because it is relevant to workplace safety discussions that often take place here in Oregon. According to … Continue reading

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IRSST Publishes Assessment of Methods of Sampling and Characterizing Engineered Nanomaterials in the Workplace in English

The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) recently published a report, in English, entitled An Assessment of Methods of Sampling and Characterizing Engineered Nanomaterials in the Air and on Surfaces in the Workplace.  As … Continue reading

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