OSHA Targets More Employers for SST-16 Comprehensive Inspections

SST-16 Inspections: Who’s targeted, why, and how to prepare. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new program triggers comprehensive inspections based on employers’ electronic submissions. The new Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program targets employers whose… Read more

Assess – Improve – Prevent

3 Tips from Woods Rogers’ Cybersecurity Team to Fight Back Against Scary Cyber Risk this Halloween Every year, Halloween marks the end of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now is the perfect time to check up on… Read more

Retirement Security and Disclosure Burdens

Executive Order Directs Department of Labor and Department of Treasury to Take Steps to Strengthen Retirement Security and Reduce Disclosure Burdens On August 31, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order (EO) announcing a goal… Read more

VA, MD, NC: New Laws and Trending Ideas!

Mid-Atlantic States Update: New Laws in Effect July-December 2018 Several key legal actions were taken in state legislatures during the first six months of 2018. Here’s a peek at the changes ahead for Virginia, Maryland, and… Read more

Raging Waters: Over 5,000 I-9 Audits by September 2018!

I-9 audits are on the rise and won’t stop any time soon! According to an Associated Press article this month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations unit has plans to conduct over 5,000 audits… Read more

Supreme Court Allows Class Action Waivers

In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) has ruled that employers may require that employees waive their right to pursue class or collective employment claims as part of a mandatory arbitration program…. Read more

The Future of Money: How Real is Virtual Currency?

A hot-button topic lately has been the burgeoning industry of cryptocurrency and the growth of blockchain technology. While there is plenty of room to argue its virtue, most everyone paying attention agrees at the very… Read more