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An employer's smoking policy must conform with applicable law. Thus, for example, the Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act requires that employers "develop, post and implement a policy to regulate smoking in the workplace...." 35 P.S. � 1230.1. The purpose of this legislation is to protect public health and to promote the comfort of all persons in certain workplaces by regulating and controlling smoking. The act does not require development of any particular kind of policy so long as the policy is intended to regulate smoking in the workplace. In contrast, the New York City smoking law imposes much more ...
—was the model of the Japanese court system and legal system. However, after the Second World War, the Japanese legal system underwent major legal reform. Constitutional law and criminal procedure law, which are most important for the protection of human rights, were revised by modeling American law. Therefore, it is possible to say the Japanese legal system is a hybrid of continental and Anglo-American law. Japanese Constitutional Law was adopted in 1946 after the Second World War. The Japanese Constitution contains thirty-one articles relating to human rights and it also provides for the separation of three powers: ...
Jackson Lewis - More Health Care Regulations . . . No More Cost ...
Section 2713 of the Public Health Services Act, added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), requires that group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage provide benefits for and prohibit the imposition of cost-sharing requirements to certain preventive services. The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and the Treasury have announced new interim regulations on July 14, 2010, to be published in the Federal Register on July 19, 2010, outlining this new provision, which requires “non-grandfathered” health plans (i) to cover ... market research, surveys and trends
Fitness-for-duty exam does not support a "regarded as disabled ...
The Americans with Disabilities Act defines a disabled individual as a person who suffers from a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, or has a record of such impairment, or is being regarded as having such impairment. The “regarded as” provision was established to combat erroneous perceptions that might work to the disadvantage of individuals with impairments that might not rise to the level of an actual disability. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld summary judgment in favor of an employer who discharged an individual after that person’s ... market research, surveys and trends


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"Lord, we ain't what we want to be; we ain't what we ought to be; we ain't what we gonna be; but, thank God, we ain't what we was." ~Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., quoting from a prayer from a preacher who had once been a slave, in a speech to the Hawaii Legislature in 1959 "The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices. God gives us the capacity for choice. We can choose to alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. We can make these changes - and we must." ~President Jimmy Carter “In the view of the Constitution, in the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The OFCCP has sent another round of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) for Fiscal Year 2010. The Agency mailed the �Spring 2010� CSALs to contractors with more than one establishment on the OFCCP�s FY 2010 audit scheduling list. The CSALs alerts contractors which of their locations are slated for audit in FY 2010. Report Link   OFCCP Update. As promised, OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu has ramped up enforcement for covered contractors and has expanded the focus of compliance reviews to include a detailed review of contractors' compliance with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and VEVRAA. Report Link ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Philadelphia-area jobless look to this week's Senate vote on extending benefits
Paul Beckmann, who has been out of work since April 2009, attends a class offered by the state employment program CareerLink at Bucks County Community College. Should jobless benefits be extended? PhillyDeals: Options that would keep Social Security viable Obama: Republicans blocking aid GOP wants to extend tax cuts, not jobless aid Jobs at a Loss: A report on the local employment scene Posted on Sun, Jul. 18, 2010 By Jane M. Von Bergen Inquirer Staff Writer Longtime software developer Malinda Ward has a Drexel degree in computer science. But after 17 months without a job, the programs she looks at today have more to do with ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
UnitedHealthcare and Mountain States Employers Council Introduce Innovative ...
DENVER, Jul 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --HealthSource Colorado takes advantage of a new state law that encourages small to mid-sized companies to offer wellness programs UnitedHealthcare and Mountain States Employers Council are launching an innovative health plan that includes a suite of wellness programs designed to help Colorado's small to mid-sized employers better control health care costs and promote healthy habits among employees. The new HealthSource Colorado plan is among the first offerings in Colorado that enable small to mid-sized employers and their employees to earn ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Employment Discrimination Research Guide Especially useful for press releases and current legislative activity. Employment Law Information Network ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NIOSH FACE Program: Michigan Case Report 05MI045 | CDC/NIOSH
On February 11, 2005, a 34-year-old male tow truck driver was killed when a car driven by an intoxicated individual left the roadway and hit him. The victim positioned the tow truck in front of the disabled car, which had a flat tire. Both the tow truck and disabled car were on the east shoulder of the road, facing north. The tow truck beacon lights were activated. The victim was operating a flatbed-style tow truck. He tilted the bed down and attached the cables to the car. While he was on his cell phone, he asked the customer for his keys so he could place ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Labor & Employment Law Research Guide
Preeminent Treatise - This is recognized by scholars and practitioners as one of the leading authorities on a specific subject. This guide is intended as a starting point for research in U.S. federal labor and employment law at Georgetown Law Library. It includes both primary and secondary materials, in both print and electronic formats. Labor and employment law covers employment discrimination, disability law, employee benefits, labor arbitration, labor relations, workplace safety and health. Books can be useful places to start your research. You can find a discussion of the law and citations to leading cases and ...
Aside from SHRM, NAHU or publications; what websites or other ...
There are certainly sources from those already listed to CCH for tax related issues/laws/regulations; National Underwriter publishes articles on employee benefit issues; also the International Federation of Employee Benefit Plans has a website and publications with information; also information directly through the department of labor, IRS and other agencies that impact employee benefit plans. posted 5 months ago Human Resources Supervisor at Resource Managment, Inc. see all my answers Department of Labor: In addition to the standard DOL e-newsletter, the site allows you to subscribe to pages so you are made aware ...
I need to find out the difference between state and federal ...
I have to write a paper on state vs federal employment law and I am having trouble figuring out how the system works. I have to find out if these systems of government differ in their applications to employment laws. I have to provide at least on example of a law that my state has for employment protection that the federal government does not, but I think that is the easy part. I just do not know the general information. Everything that I find tells me too much specific infomation and no real general info. Thanks for any help with sites to look at. I feel like I have seen so much but learned very little. 4 years ago Member since: