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Ohio Fair Hiring Act May Require Changes to Your Pre-Employment Policies and Procedures

Oct 08, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

The Ohio House of Representatives recently voted to approve the “Ohio Fair Hiring Act”.  This bill would limit a public entity’s ability to inquire into a job applicant’s criminal past. ...

Workplace Violence Leads to OSHA Citations

Sep 16, 2015 by

Discussions of workplace safety generally invoke images of dangerous machinery, slippery floors, and personal protective equipment.  One workplace danger that is often placed on the back-...

The Far Reaching Impacts of the NLRB's New "Joint Employer" Standard

Sep 15, 2015 by David T. Andrews

The National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision in Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI) will have significant impacts on many employers.  When two employers are “joint employers” they are...

Post-Concussion Syndrome: The New "It" Condition?

Sep 15, 2015 by Stephen E. Matasich

It seems as though every few years, the workers’ compensation claimant’s bar has a new “it” condition. Years ago, it was carpal tunnel syndrome. Recently, it was reflex sympathetic...

NLRB Election Ambush Rules Survive Court Review

Aug 13, 2015 by

For the second time in as many months, a United States District Court upheld what are commonly referred to as the “Election Ambush Rules” adopted by the National Labor Relations Board.  The...

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