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What to Know About FMLA During the Coronavirus Pandemic

June 17, 2021

The Family and Medical Leave Act, commonly known as FMLA, isn't anything new. It was passed in 1993 to protect the jobs of workers who needed to take time off because of a serious health concern, the birth or adoption

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The Importance of Modified Duty in Workers’ Compensation Cases

June 10, 2021

The benefits of using modified duty where allowed are many – both for the company and the injured worker. It has been proven that injured workers who return to work on modified duty tend to heal 30% faster than

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Initial unemployment claims stay low in Ohio, under 14,000 reported last week

June 3, 2021

Ohio residents filed fewer than 14,000 initial unemployment claims statewide last week, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reports. Click Here to

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A First Look at OSHA Under the Biden Administration

May 20, 2021

In this article, we attempt to explain what this means for the top legislative, regulatory, and enforcement issues involving OSHA. Construction employers want to know what this means for their industry, projects,

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Diversity in Construction: Where We Are, Where We Need to Go

May 13, 2021

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has been a hot topic in the workplace as of late. For a plethora of reasons, businesses are becoming more active in their efforts to hire and work with a diverse group of people.

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Congress Extends Tax Credits for Voluntary COVID-Related Sick Leave and Emergency Family Leave

April 12, 2021

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) took effect. While most of the media attention was on the stimulus payments to individuals and the overall cost of the act, this legislation also extended the

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