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OSHA’s New Rule for Exposure to Silica Dust Impacts the Construction Industry

On March 23, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published its final rule concerning occupational exposure to silica dust. See Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica, 81 Fed. Reg. 16,285 (March 23, 2016) (to be codified at 29 C.F.R. pts. 1910, 1915, & 1926) (the “Rule”). The Rule includes construction-specific… [ Read More ]

They’re Here! DOL Releases New Overtime Pay Regulations

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (DOL) released the highly anticipated final rule amending the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime pay regulations. The newly released rule consists of 496 pages of explanatory preamble… and 12 pages of regulatory amendments. The nuts and bolts of what… [ Read More ]