Monthly Archives: March 2019

In industry news:

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that it has issued new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

In industry news:

A new report from the National Safety Council indicates that the opioid crisis is touching the vast majority of employers in some way.

In national news:

The Department announced the creation of a Chief Data Officer position and established a Data Board, which will place the Department of Labor among the leaders of federal data governance.

In industry news:

AMERISAFE, a specialty provider of workers’ compensation insurance focused on high hazard industries, today announced that the company has set the date of the company’s 2019 annual meeting of shareholders for Friday, June 14th, 2019.

In national news:

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a request by drugmakers to immediately postpone the start of what is expected to be the first state trial in lawsuits accusing the companies of fueling an opioid epidemic.

In national news:

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) published a new report which shows that OSHA fatality investigations are on the rise under the Trump administration.

In national news:

National Safety Council recently announced its analysis which indicates that women are disproportionately impacted by certain safety issues, most notably nonfatal workplace violence.