Recording injuries and illnesses of workers is nothing new to high-hazard industries. But a new rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has introduced another dimension to an otherwise routine task: public shaming. OSHA has long publicized its enforcement actions, calling out companies cited for the heftiest fines on its website, electronic newsletter […]
By Courtney Malveaux on May 10, 2016
Too many lawyers and business leaders overlook one of the best tools in their toolbox. Changing the law to meet your needs can be your best bet. One need is certainty. Knowing that the rules of engagement today will be the same tomorrow. An unsteady environment is not ideal when you’re growing your business. To […]
By Courtney Malveaux on October 7, 2015
Courtney wrote an article for the Virginia Chamber of Commerce about OSHA’s focus on misclassification in Virginia. You can read the full article here.
By William Tunner on June 12, 2013
Senate Bill 944 was passed and signed into law by Governor McDonnell on March 20, 2013. This bill has the potential to be quite powerful for home health care providers, as it changes the Administrative Process Act—specifically, Virginia Code § 2.2-4027—to afford you more protections in actions brought by DMAS. Virginia Code § 2.2-4027 has […]