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Complying with OSHA’s New Globally Harmonized System

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As of December 1, 2013 the employer compliance requirement for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) will go into effect. If your employees handle chemicals you are affected by this law and must comply with the training requirements mandated by December 1st. The program will cover businesses that previously were unaffected. Any business using chemicals must begin complying with OSHA’s Globally Harmonized System by that date. The Globally Harmonized System is a universal warning program for chemicals used in the workplace. Development began in 1992 at the United Nations Conference. This...

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Federal Antidiscrimination Laws and Your Company Size

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Federal Antidiscrimination Laws and Your Company Size If your business is very small — with only one to three employees — you do not need to worry about the majority of antidiscrimination laws on the federal level. The major exception to this very general  rule is the federal Equal Pay Act, which applies to nearly all employers, regardless of size. There may be local ordinances or state laws that apply to you (although most apply only to employers with five or more employees). Name of Law Discrimination Prohibited on the Basis of: Applies to: Title VII Race, color, national...

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