Posts tagged Policies
Employer Responsibilities and Employee Rights in Social Media

Social media has capitalized in many ways. We use it in ways of communicating, searching endlessly and recognizing potential opportunities of value. Yet, these platforms present companies with numerous legal predicaments if not properly executed.Employers are strongly advised to invest the time and resources to understand their responsibilities, as well as their employees’ rights. After understanding all areas, employers can then confidently leverage these platforms without triggering a fracas.

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OSHA Penalties to Increase in 2016

On Nov. 2, 2015, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (Act), which is a two-year budget deal. One provision in the Act will allow OSHA to increase the maximum penalty amounts it imposes on employers that violate occupational safety and health standards. These increases will become effective Aug. 1, 2016.

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