Articles + Updates

ATTORNEY BLOG: What you need to know about OSHA’s intensifying focus on fracking operations

By: Cressinda “Chris” D. Schlag, Esq. Over the past couple of years, OSHA has intensified its focus on the oil ...
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GROUP BLOG: Compensable activities under FLSA still unclear after unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk

Federal law requires an employer to pay an employee for any activity that is integral and indispensable to the job ...
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/ Insights, Sammy Sugiura

LEGAL UPDATE: Pennsylvania remains a Second Restatement jurisdiction: The impact of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc.

By: Stephanie Solomon, Esq. and Nichole Humes, Esq. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has politely declined an invitation to adopt the ...
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Intermittent Family Medical Leave: A Delicate Balance of Rights

Article by Angela Cronk The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 U.S. Code § 2601, et. seq, has ...
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/ Angela A. Cronk, Employment Law, Insights

GROUP BLOG: West Virginia Wage Payment Collection Act — Class actions can apply to out-of-state employers

As a follow up to a previous post, Ryan Mick provides a brief primer on class action claims brought under ...
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LEGAL UPDATE: OSHA accepting comments on proposed changes for regulations on chemical management and PELs

By: Cressinda D. Schlag On Oct. 9, 2014, OSHA published a Request for Information (RFI) on Chemical Management and Permissible ...
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LEGAL UPDATE: OSHA announces top 10 violations for 2014

By: Cressinda D. Schlag At the end of September, OSHA released its list of the top 10 most frequently cited ...
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NLRB Holds That a Jimmy John’s Franchisee had Unfair Labor Practices, Protects Employees’ Free Speech

Article by Laura Benson On April 21, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that a franchisee of the ...
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/ Insights, Laura E. Benson

LEGAL UPDATE: OSHA tightens severe injury reporting requirements for employers in final rule

In the final rule for Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements released on Sept. 11, the U.S. Department ...
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GROUP BLOG: West Virginia’s Wage Payment Collection Act: Employers’ Failure to Pay Final Wages Can Be Costly

The West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act (WPCA), at first glance, is relatively straightforward. However, scenarios can arise that ...
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