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OSHA’s 2019 most frequently cited violations … Look familiar?

OSHA recently announced the Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for 2019. The data, which covers violations cited from October 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019, is still preliminary, and as such, the precise numbers associated with each violation may change. However, the ranking is likely to remain consistent when OSHA releases the final numbers.

Holiday giving misconceptions

As the holidays near, the workplace evokes “tidings of good cheer” for some employees and employers. For others, it’s full of black licorice landmines – ideas that seem like a good idea at that time but tend to leave a bad taste in another’s mouth. To keep the entire office from nibbling at Christmas cookies or potato latkes out of nervousness, here are a few holiday misconceptions and solutions.

Legislative changes to go into effect January 1, 2020: What employers should know

January 1, 2020 marks the start of a new year and new legislative updates at the state and federal level. We have complied a list of some of the more noteworthy laws that will go into effect. Regardless of whether these updates apply to your organization, please be sure to check with a compliance or employment law specialist to make sure you are aware of, and in compliance with, all laws applicable to your organization.