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Temporary Employers and Host Employers Have Dual Obligation of Ensuring Safety and Health of Temporary Employees

The use of temporary employees has become common in many industries.  As a result, our firm has handled several recent cases in which an employee of a staffing agency has suffered a workplace injury while on the premises of a host employer.

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What to Expect From the EPA in 2015

In its Nov. 21 regulatory agenda, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists expected actions on issues that include the Clean Water Act, the Power Plant Rule and the Lead Paint Renovation Repair and Painting Program.

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Regulatory Agenda Items Federal Contractors Should Be Aware of in 2015

Federal Contractors should be on the lookout for a number of items listed in the latest regulatory agenda, released Nov. 21, which lists the priorities of the administration and the rulemakings they expect to release this year. 

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ABC Blasts NLRB’s Latest Assault on Workplace Freedom

“The ambush rule released today by the NLRB further demonstrates the Board’s shift from neutral arbiter of labor law to cheerleader for big labor,” said ABC Vice President of Government Affairs Geoff Burr

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New GOP eyes repeal of longstanding prevailing wage law

When the new Republican majority takes over in the next legislative session, some lawmakers hope to roll back West Virginia’s longstanding prevailing wage law. 

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With veto override, W.Va. GOP could trump governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As Republicans take control of the West Virginia Legislature for the first time in eight decades, everything they pass will head to Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin for his approval.

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WV Senate Republicans finalize leadership positions

West Virginia state Senate Republicans have moved quickly to fill leadership positions.   The November election, combined with a party flip by a Democratic Senator, have given the GOP an 18-16 majority, meaning Republicans will now control the committees.

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