As 2024 approaches, employers should be mindful of the following 2023 employment requirements, as well as laws which are effective January 1, 2024. If you have any questions regarding compliance on the below requirements, please reach out to your servicing Laner Muchin attorney. 1. Paid Leave for All Workers Act One of the biggest changes ...Read more
According to a recent OSHA standard interpretation letter, probably yes. In the May 17, 2023 letter, an employee drove the company vehicle on a public roadway between service calls. As the employee approached a car accident, the driver who caused the accident entered the company’s vehicle, shot the employee, stole the vehicle, and fled the ...Read more
An employee who operates a forklift begins to act erratically. While he had always been a solid performer, his judgment is off, and he is quick to become angry. The supervisor fears he might injure someone. What should the employer do? One step the employer must take is to determine whether the errant behavior is ...
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In February, the New York Times published an investigative report regarding alleged employment of underage migrants, many from Central America, at U.S. companies.1 While employment of certain minors is permitted under federal and state law, there are restrictions regarding the type of work, schedule and hours that minors may work. The media scrutiny brought focus to ...Read more