Monthly Archives: April 2014

Environmental Leg of Corporate Sustainability

Originally posted on L6S Business Consulting Inc:
After getting an idea about Key Performance Indicators, we can move onto learning more about corporate sustainability. A great place to start is where most people know sustainability, the environment. Environmental sustainability…

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Warehouse Safety – “The Dangers of Modern Warehouses & How to Prevent Them”

Originally posted on EHS Safety News America:
The modern warehouse can be a dangerous work environment. There are fatalities along with general injuries from workplace accidents in warehouses related to forklifts, docks and conveyors. With over seven thousand operational warehouses…

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Is Your Code of Conduct Unlawful? Ask the NLRB

Originally posted on The EmpLAWyerologist:
Suppose you have been struggling with low morale and lack of cooperation among your employees, low client satisfaction, and high employee turnover. Your company culture needs an instantaneous makeover, and you are not sure if…

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Supreme Court Decides Voters’ Initiative To End Affirmative Action Is Constitutional

April 22, 2014 In a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s Proposal 2, which amended the Michigan Constitution to prohibit racial preferences in admissions to public schools and government programs. In a 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court disagreed … Continue reading

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AGC Georgia’s Construction Professionals Conference – HR, Safety and Management.

400+ from 120 Firms Are Registered! Are You One of Them? Registration Closes Tomorrow (view a list of companies attending the conference) AGC Georgia’s Construction Professionals Conference & Marketplace Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:00 am – 4:30 pm Georgia International … Continue reading

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What To Do When the Supervisor Breaks the Rules

My Supervisor Violated the OSHA Standard. What Do I Do Now? From SHRM Atlanta Supervisors are supposed to set the tone, provide on-the-job training and consistently enforce safety processes.  What happens when the supervisor is the one who breaks the … Continue reading

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Bad News + Prepping the Boss For interviews = a Bad Day For You.

The following article is from Kevin Sullivan, our VP Marketing and PR.  Even in this social media-driven age, I find employers to be woefully unprepared to respond to inquiries about a workplace fatality, union corporate campaign, an executive’s public bad … Continue reading

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Will GM’s Car Recalls Encourage Whistleblower Claims?

During this week’s discussion about GM’s auto recalls, OSHA also released a Fact Sheet and guidance on “Filing Whistleblower Complaints Under The Moving Ahead For Progress In The 21st Century Act (MAP21).”  I’m willing to bet that most of you … Continue reading

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9 Things you Absolutely Must Do if You Have an OSHA Inspection

by Howard Mavity Senior Partner, Fisher & Phillips Readers already know to take photos whenever an OSHA Compliance Officer takes shots, and a few other standard labor lawyer recommendations, but I’d like to take a moment to talk about “why” we … Continue reading

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Construction Contractors Subject To New OFCCP Rules

March 31, 2014 Because of a recent court decision, federal construction contractors must comply with several new regulations that many consider burdensome. An effort to exempt construction contractors from some of the new regulations was tossed out by a federal … Continue reading

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