Employers do not want injured workers, and want to do everything in their abilities to provide employees safe places to work.
Employers need to get their workplace-safety houses in order now, before OSHA arrives.
This is an issue you should be discussing with your employees and building in your EEO/anti-harassment training.
It is critical that both before and after the investigation you communicate to your managers and supervisors that retaliation will not be tolerated.Read More
When OSHA arrives, whatever the reason, your personnel needs to know that the first call should be to your employment lawyer.Read More
The Labor Department is watching this issue. These types of claims are increasing, and you take a risk of a retaliation claim if you terminate an employee who reported a workplace injury.Read More
For a second straight year, fall protection was the most-cited violation.Read More
Employers shouldn’t be the potty police. When an employee has to go, an employee has to go. Unless an employee seems to abusing bathroom rights, let employees be.Read More