When OSHA Knocks: Part II

OSHA inspections are unannounced, but businesses can set themselves up for a favorable outcome by having a strategy in place before the inspector ever walks through the door. “When OSHA Knocks – Part I” provided an overview of the OSHA complaint process, along with tips on proactive steps employers should take to prepare for an on-site visit

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Avoid Costly Mistakes: Prepare Ahead for Union Activity

Part II of a two-part series on union organizing Your organization may not seem vulnerable to union organizing activity, but current trends suggest otherwise. Union activity is on the rise—during the first half of fiscal year 2022, union petitions jumped 57% from the second half of FY2021. Experts say that if this pace continues, this

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When OSHA Knocks: Part I

Note: This article is Part I of a two-part series With a plethora of investigative agencies that can show up at an employer’s door, it is imperative to understand the purpose of an OSHA visit. Equally critical is the need for employers to proactively set themselves up for a favorable outcome. Because OSHA inspections are

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Union Organizing: How to Prepare

NOTE: This article is Part I of a multi-part series on union organizing. During a union organizing drive, the statements and actions of an employer are critical. While leadership may be compelled to do or say whatever it takes to keep out a union, doing so could backfire. Once a union organizing attempt is launched,

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