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United States: New York State Enacts Worker Safety Legislation And Considers Other Employee-Friendly Bills - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

2021-04-22 20:55:15| Mondaq.Com

The New York State Legislature is keeping busy with new employment legislation as the local and national economies continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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United States: New York State Passes Bill To Mandate COVID-19 Safety Standards In The Workplace - Proskauer Rose LLP

2021-04-22 19:17:30| Mondaq.Com

The New York state legislature passed the Hero Act, which would require all employers in New York to implement certain safety standards and adopt a prevention plan to protect against further spread of COVID-19 and other airborne infectious diseases in the workplace.

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Bangladesh clothing factory safety deal in danger, warn unions

2021-04-22 15:39:44| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Without extension of legally binding 2013 accord, life-saving changes still required in factories will not go aheadThe future of a landmark deal to improve safety at clothing factories in Bangladesh is in doubt, unions have said, ahead of the eighth anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in which more than 1,100 garment workers died.More than 200 brands, including Primark, Marks & Spencer and H&M, signed up to the Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety after the 2013 disaster at the factory building in the outskirts of Dhaka. That deal, agreed with international clothing workers unions UNI Global and IndustriALL, is due to expire next month. Continue reading...

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Im trapped in a share-to-buy flat with no fire safety certificate

2021-04-21 08:00:03| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Residents havent been updated by housing association Optivo and our properties are near worthlessI part-own my flat as part of the share-to-buy scheme. When I tried to access a fire safety form (EWS1) to increase my ownership share last October, the housing association, Optivo, told me the building had failed its fire safety inspection.The fire safety officer advised me that there was a problem with the material behind the concrete facade and that the external walls would all need rebuilding. He estimated this would take up to five years. Continue reading...

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United States: Workplace Safety In California: 2021 Decisions And Trends (Podcast) - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

2021-04-20 11:30:17| Mondaq.Com

In this episode of our Workplace Safety in California podcast series, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss recent Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board decisions and enforcement trends.

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