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California Construction Company Fined for Workplace Fatality

Dec. 20, 2018 The California Occupational Health and Safety Administration (Cal/OSHA), fined a California construction company following the death of a construction worker when a trench collapsed at a residential development. The agency found that the company committed serious errors … Continue reading

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Nevada Lawyer Article about Employee Speech in the Workplace

I recently wrote an article for the Nevada Lawyer about free speech in the workplace. Many people assume the Free Speech Clause in the First Amendment protects employees from discipline by employers when employees say things their employers don’t want … Continue reading

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Workplace Injuries and Nursing Home Workers

Staff working in nursing homes in Homestead and Florida often love the chance to make a difference with their work. Unfortunately, injuries among staff at these facilities is higher than many people realize. These injuries may also be on the … Continue reading

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The Buzz About Michigan Marijuana Legalization and the Workplace

“Smoke ’em if you got ’em.” Recreational marijuana is officially legal today in Michigan. However, there are a host of budding issues that employers and employees must address with this legalization. For background, Michigan voted in November to legalize recreational … Continue reading

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California enhances rules for workplace sexual harassment prevention training

California is taking steps to ensure workplaces are safer and harassment-free for employees. Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a new bill that will require more employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training. The measure, along with several others, was passed … Continue reading

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