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Letter of the Law

Labor Arbitration 101

Armed with some basic information about arbitration, you will find that the process is not so intimidating.

Letter of the Law: Medical Records—OSHA 300 and Beyond

It’s that time of year again when the OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses gets posted.

Letter of the Law: Where Does the City’s Power Come From?

Cities may only exercise their powers in accordance with the federal and state constitutions and state statutes.

Letter of the Law: You Aren't the Boss of Me (After Work)!

The city is not the boss of the off-duty employee unless you can show a connection and make it stick.

Letter of the Law: How Much Weight Is Too Much to Lift?

A person should attempt to lift only a certain amount of weight—and only under ideal conditions.

Letter of the Law: You Can’t Talk to Me Like That! Or Can You?

While employers may still regulate and prohibit the misuse of social media, cities must also be careful with disciplining employees for online discussions of work conditions.