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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has signaled that it is reconsidering the authority of a board decision made under President George W. Bush's administration that made it difficult for temporary employees to unionize with a company's permanent employees. 




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Presenter: Ed Foulke, Fisher & Phillips
March 19, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT
If OSHA has fallen off your radar screen, it is time to put it back on. Both the number and dollar amount of OSHA penalties have significantly increased in the past year. In this program, Ed Foulke, a partner at the law firm Fisher & Phillips and former head of OSHA, will discuss the new enforcement-focused OSHA and new special emphasis programs including the Severe Violators Enforcement Program. He'll also review the essential elements of OSHA compliance and an effective workplace safety and health program, with an eye to preparing for increased civil and criminal enforcement.

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Workflex: The Essential Guide to Effective and Flexible Workplaces

This guide includes research, legal, and experience-based perspectives and in-depth case studies of workplace flexibility as well the tools and techniques needed to translate those perspectives into action.