Legal Corner – October 2014

Legal Corner – October 2014

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep small business employers informed of critical employment legislation and case law.

Employment Law Updates | Trupp HRDomestic violence victims given leave rights
A number of states now require private-sector employers to provide unpaid leave to victims of domestic violence. Is your state on the list?

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OSHA seeks to lower whistle-blowers’ need for proof
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is working to reduce the burden of proof in the case of whistle blowing from a “preponderance of the evidence” to a “reasonable cause”.

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New injury reporting rules
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the revised requirements for reporting work-related fatality, injury, and illness information.

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