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Cal/OSHA Wildfire Safety Rules Apply to More than Outdoor Worksites

Cal/OSHA Wildfire Safety Rules Apply to More than Outdoor Worksites

Employers should make sure they are familiar with California’s wildfire smoke standard. Harmful air quality from wildfire smoke can quickly occur anywhere in the state, so it is vital that employers prepare early.This post was originally published on this site

CSX Railway must pay $667K, reinstate workers after whistleblower retaliation

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CSX Railway must pay $667K, reinstate workers after whistleblower retaliation

ATLANTA – In November 2017, two CSX railroad workers at a rail yard in Waycross, Georgia, encountered and reported a blue flag that signaled their train could not move safely. For their actions, CSX Transportation Inc. pulled them from the job and later fired them, both actions found to be illegal in a U.S. Department […]

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OSHA Updates Guidance on Protecting Unvaccinated Workers

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OSHA Updates Guidance on Protecting Unvaccinated Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends that vaccinated workers in certain COVID-19 hotspots and high-risk settings wear masks protecting unvaccinated workers and immunocompromised workers, according to recently updated guidelines.This post was originally published on this site

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Cuomo Resigns Week After Bombshell Sexual Harassment Report

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Cuomo Resigns Week After Bombshell Sexual Harassment Report

​New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Tuesday that he is resigning his decade-long post comes a week after the state attorney general’s office released a 165-page report on Aug. 3 that pointed to a toxic culture where Cuomo had sexually harassed staff members and other state employees.This post was originally published on this site

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