Regulatory Roundup is a weekly compilation of employee wellness and safety news. You can read the full article by clicking the titles below.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ... Read More
In 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a vision for"the free flow of information between patient, provider and payer." Posts on this blog have advocated for greater ... Read More
So, allergy season has been in full bloom for a time and many of us can probably write a note in the pollen on our vehicles. More than 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Most are at ... Read More
Recently, Facebook announced plans for its own cryptocurrency called Libra. First, let me define cryptocurrency:
“Cryptocurrency is a digital currency built with cryptographic protocols that make ... Read More
Reconstruction of Wages is an issue in many New Jersey workers’ compensation matters. In a case handled by Capehart Scatchard and successfully argued by Keith Nagy, Esq., the Appellate Division ... Read More
By: Alfred Vitarelli, Esq., Shareholder, Stark & StarkYes, it’s me again with yet another nightmare-inducing minefield to trap the unwary practitioner. Well, perhaps that’s an extreme analogy. ... Read More
Sometimes tensions flare up between employees resulting in physical altercations with unexpected consequences. A case in point is Bhut v. Aluminum Shapes, No. A-4652-17T1, 2019 N.J. Super. Unpub. ... Read More
Summer temperatures bring special jobsite hazards for those working outdoors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), at least 815 workers were killed and 70,000 injured due to heat stress between ... Read More
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Marijuana in the House LEAD STORY
U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming marijuana laws in an “historic” hearing last week. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security sought ...