Comp Conference 2015 Notes

September 14, 2015 by Sean O'Connor, Partner

McConnaughhay Duffy attorneys were very active during the 70th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference, held August 23 through 26, 2015. From the E. Earle Zehmer Moot Court Competition on Sunday through the Multi-State presentation on Wednesday, many familiar names, and voices, could be...

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NLRB Revisits Standard for Joint-Employment, Casts Wider Net

September 1, 2015 by Hayley Lewis Folmar, Associate Attorney and Jason C. Taylor, Partner

On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or “the Board”) released its revised joint-employer standard in the BFI Newby Island Recyclery decision, 362 NLRB 186. In doing, so, the NLRB asserted that its effort was to rectify inconsistency with prior rulings. Further,...

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New OSHA Focus on Healthcare Industry

June 30, 2015 by Jason C. Taylor, Partner

Periodically, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) will issue updated guidance to it investigators to focus on what it considers key employee risks. On June 25, 2015, OSHA issued a memorandum, located at setting...

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