The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
- Federal Agencies Report Progress on Chemical Safety. Agencies responsible for tightening chemical safety rules and procedures following a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant last year say they are making headway.
- OSHA Claims Trucking Firm Blacklisted Employee. OSHA is seeking back wages and damages totaling more than $100,000 from a Missouri-based trucking firm after alleging the company unlawfully retaliated against a former employee when he sought medical attention for a work-related injury.
- Upcoming Speaking Engagement. In February, Mark Savit will present a seminar on “Alternative Case Resolution: Understanding MSHA Litigation – Level the Playing Field” in Las Vegas.
- Employment Law Q&A. Q: One of our employees has been on medical leave for about eight months following a stroke. He used all of his allotted FMLA leave but has not returned to work. Can we send him a letter stating that if he cannot return to work next week, his employment will be terminated?
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