Monthly Archives: January 2018

In national news:

McDonald’s Corp and the NLRB are in talks to settle a case claiming the fast food company is liable for purported labor law violations by its franchisees.

In national news:

NPR has a new series called “Freelanced,” which assesses the state of the American worker in an environment when one of five of us is a contractor.

In local news:

LWC is joining the New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC) in providing free job training for River Parish residents looking to launch careers in the film industry.

In national news:

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine questions the quality of U.S. worker injury and illness data.

In regulatory news:

The Department of Labor promulgated a final rule on January 2nd, 2018, adjusting penalties under the Inflation Adjustment Act.

In national news:

The FDA released a statement yesterday indicating that it is preparing a new, more restrictive policy targeting what drugs compounding pharmacies can produce that do not go through the agency’s approval process.

In local news:

OWCA has adjusted fees for the submission of forms 1008 and 1011, plus several other services, and promulgated updated versions of several forms.