People Risk Management Today

The Rap on Wraps

There’s a good chance you use a wrap document to help satisfy your Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) summary plan description (SPD) obligations. Yet if you look for a...
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Driving in to 2018

How Changes to the Mileage Reimbursement Rate and Qualified Transportation Benefits Will Impact Employers in 2018 On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service released the 2018 standard mileage rates...
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New Year, New Penalties

Department of Labor Publishes Updated Penalties for OSHA Violations On January 2, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published updated, inflation-adjusted penalties for violations of various laws regulated by...
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OSHA’s Controversial “Union Walkaround Rule” Rescinded

Hailed as a positive change for employers, last month the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) voluntarily withdrew a 2013 OHSA interpretation letter that changed more than 35 years of policy by allowing non-collectively bargained workers to designate a person affiliated with a union or a community organization to act as their personal representative during an OSHA inspection or to act on their behalf as a walkaround representative.
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Leadership at NLRB and DOL Finalized

NLRB Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra Appointed On April 24, 2017, President Trump appointed Philip A. Miscimarra Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). President Trump will have the opportunity...
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