Occupational Safety and Health Administration Issues Rule Regarding Retaliation Complaints Against Whistleblowers in the Automotive Industry

December 22, 2016

This past week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued final procedures and time frames for handling retaliation complaints against whistleblowers in the automotive industry, including automobile dealerships, seeking to boost the remedies available to employees who are protected under federal labor laws.

Here’s a link to OSHA’s press release with links to the final rule, which became effective on December 14, 2016: https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=33546

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has Published a New Version of Form I-9

November 18, 2016

On November 14, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Continue reading

Proposed Ordinance Revision Would Establish Sanitary Sewer Billing Rate Classifications for Food Establishments

November 15, 2016

The change would affect retail food establishments in Madison that process food that have more than $25,000 per year in gross sales and is proposed to take effect on April 1, 2017. Continue reading