Updated Resources and Guidance from USDOL and OSHA

Staying Safe in Flu Season Flu activity tends to rise in October and then peak between December and February. OSHA has tips to keep workers safe and limit the flu’s spread.  Click here. NDEAM Event Next Tuesday An online celebration on Oct. 20 will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month […]

Updated Resources and Guidance from USDOL and OSHA

National Apprenticeship Week Dates Announced USDOL is recognizing National Apprenticeship Week November 8-14. National Apprenticeship Week is an annual event recognizing the value that apprenticeship offers employers, career seekers, and the communities.  Click here for more.   Combatting Forced Labor The Bureau of International Labor Affairs has added five goods produced in China to its […]

Updated Resources and Guidance from USDOL and OSHA

Independent Contractor Rule  A new proposed rule would clarify employee and independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Click here. Farm Safety and Health  Farm Safety and Health Week, observed every year during the third week of September, provides an opportunity to reflect on practices to keep agricultural workers safe and healthy all […]

Updated Resources and Guidance from USDOL and OSHA

Apprenticeships: A Discover Apprenticeship campaign launched this week aims to raise awareness about the benefits of apprenticeship and encourage employers to create apprenticeship programs.  Click here. Release: The Department announced revised regulations to clarify paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Click here. Guidance: Using cloth face coverings while working outdoors in […]

Updated Guidance and Resources from USDOL and OSHA

School Reopening Guidance New FAQs answer questions workers and employers may have about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act as elementary and secondary schools reopen.  Click here. Telework Pay Guidance New guidance from the Wage and Hour Division provides compliance assistance to employers on tracking compensable hours for teleworkers.  Click […]

Updated Guidance and Resources from USDOL and OSHA

Checklist: OSHA-FDA checklist for human and animal food manufacturers to consider when continuing, resuming or reevaluating operations due to the coronavirus.  Click here. Alert: OSHA alert to help keep food truck workers safe during the pandemic.  Click here. Rule: A new final rule will go into effect on September 21 that makes it easier for […]

Updated Resources and Guidelines from USDOL and OSHA

The following are recently posted or updated guidance and resources from the US Department of Labor and OSHA:  New FMLA Forms and RFI The Department streamlined optional-use forms that workers and employers can use to request and coordinate leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (click here).  They also published a Request for Information […]

Updated Guidance and Resources from OSHA and USDOL

The following are some US Department of Labor and OSHA guidance and resources, both COVID-19 related and not, recently released or updated: USDOL release reaffirming commitment to upholding the USMCA labor provisions. Click here. UDOL release on 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month this October. This year’s theme will be “Increasing Access and […]

Roundup of US Department of Labor and OSHA Guidance and Resources

The following are some US Department of Labor and OSHA guidance and resources, both COVID-19 related and not, recently released or updated: A proposed rule would update the Department’s investment duties regulation to provide clear regulatory guideposts for plan fiduciaries in light of recent trends involving environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. Click here. The […]