Mashable reports that Samsung is not just limiting the battery charge but also alerting users to turn off their device and return it to the store. soaring 73? their alliance would have won only three additional seats, Scenario 4 – NCP+MIM = 44: Among major shake-ups, incidentally after a judge enquired about Jeelani during a hearing in another case. Summary of the Final Rule? Informing Employees of Their Right to Report Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses The current regulation requires employers to inform employees how to report injuries or illnesses and how to report work-related injuries and illnesses Under the Final Rule and in addition to the current requirements employers must inform employees of their right to report work-related injuries and illnesses without enduring retaliation from the employer and that the employer must not discharge or discriminate against any employee for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses Reasonable Reporting Procedure Must Not Deter or Discourage Reporting The Final Rule amends the current regulation by implementing language requiring that the procedure for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses must be reasonable Moreover the Final Rule clarifies that the reporting procedure should not inappropriately deter or discourage employees from reporting the work-related injury or illness Prohibition on Employer Retaliation for Reporting Work-Related Injuries or Illnesses The Final Rule explicitly prohibits retaliation against employees who report work-related injuries and illnesses Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSH Act”) already prohibits such action As such this amendment does not create a new obligation for employers However adding this language to the regulation provides OSHA with an additional avenue for enforcement Under section 11(c) the secretary is only authorized to take action against an employer who retaliates against an employee for reporting a work-related injury or illness if the employee files a complaint with OSHA within 30 days of the retaliation Under the Final Rule OSHA will be able to issue citations for employer retaliation against an employee who reported a work-related injury and illness and require abatement regardless of whether the employee filed a section 11(c) complaint Although this amendment does not change employer obligations it provides clear notice to employers and effectively promotes accurate recordkeeping The Reasonableness Requirement and Employer Policies Ultimately a reporting procedure is likely unreasonable under the Final Rule if it inappropriately deters or discourages employees from reporting injuries or illnesses or if it allows the employer to retaliate or engage in adverse action against the employee for reporting the injury or illness OSHA has provided some guidance as to what constitutes an unreasonable procedure or policy in the commentary to the Final Rule Reasonable Timeframe Although the regulations provide for prompt reporting rigid reporting requirements such as requiring immediate reporting of injuries and illnesses are not always practicable and are thus unreasonable under the Final Rule Many injuries and illnesses develop over time and are not always immediately apparent OSHA has called for employers to account for injuries and illnesses that develop or build up over time and injuries that initially do not appear serious enough to report in creating reporting requirements Discipline Under the Final Rule OSHA is permitted to issue citations to employers for disciplining employees for reporting injuries The Final Rule does not prohibit disciplinary action for violation of legitimate safety rules; however these rules cannot be vague and the employer must not disproportionately discipline only those employees who report an injury or illness as a result of the violation Drug Testing OSHA considers automatic drug testing of any employee who reports an injury unreasonable under the Final Rule Drug testing is perceived as invasive and likely deters employees from reporting injuries If drug testing does not provide results as to an impairment caused by a drug but rather shows use at some point in the recent past it is unreasonable The Final Rule does not require employers to have suspected drug use prior to testing the employee but rather requires that there is a reasonable possibility that drug use contributed to the incident that caused the injury before requiring the reporting employee to be tested Examples of circumstances in which drug testing is likely unreasonable and inappropriately deters or discourages reporting include: The Final Rule will have no impact on workers’ compensation laws that require drug testing Section 4(b)(4) of the OSH Act prohibits OSHA from superseding or affecting such laws Employers will not violate the Final Rule for complying with any state or federal law or regulation OSHA points out that attempting to prohibit such compliance would not serve the Final Rule’s purpose of prohibiting employer retaliation Employee Incentive Programs OSHA warns employers to take caution when implementing employee incentive programs Excluding employees who report injuries or illness from drawings for desirable prizes is likely to deter reporting Further if incentive programs require that all employees be free from injury or illness employees may not report injuries out of fear of angering their coworkers who will be denied the prize because of their injury report Incentive programs that deny prizes to only those who report injuries and illnesses are prohibited both under the Final Rule and section 11(c) of the OSH Act Employers are encouraged to review and revise their current policies and procedures to ensure reasonableness and compliance with the requirements of the Final Rule If you have any questions or would like additional information about this topic please contact Robin M Sheridan at (414) 721-0469 or [email protected] or your regular Hall Render attorneyBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 19 2016 5:34 am Indian army has conducted the entire operation in a deliberate and professional manner: DGMO Lt General Ranbir Singh Related News The initial investigation by the Army in the Uri attack that claimed the lives of seventeen jawans indicates the role of Jaish-e-Mohammed a Pakistan basedterrorist group Speaking to media after the attack Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said that he has spoken to his Pakistani counterpart regarding the incident as weapons recovered from the slain terrorists had Pakistan marking “Foreign terrorists were behind the attack Our initial reports indicate the role of JeM Four AK 47 4 Under Barrel Grenade Launchers and other war like stores were recovered from the four terrorists who were killed All the weapons had Pakistan marking” said Singh Singh also said that the Indian Army is ready for a befitting response “I assure you that Indian army is prepared for any evil design by the adversary and will give a befitting response” said Singh He said that the terrorists had fired incendiary ammunition along with automatic fire of small arms that led to army tents and temporary shelters catching fire “There have been a total of 17 Army fatal casualties Of these 13-14 casualties have been due to these tents/shelters having caught fire” he said Heavily armed militants stormed the rear office of an infantry battalion of the Army in North Kashmir’s Uri town in the wee hours killing 17 jawans and injuring 19 other personnel in the terror strike in which four ultras were neutralised It was believed that the attack was the handiwork of a freshly infiltrated group of militants who could have entered along the Salamabad Nallah into the town The Home Minister has also called an emergency meeting to review the situation arising out of the terror attack For all the latest India News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Guwahati | Published: November 5 2014 4:18 pm Hazarika was conferred the Padma Vibhushan posthumously in 2012 (Source: PTI) Related News Even as Assam paid rich tributes to Bhupen Hazarika on his third death anniversary today the Assam government renewed its plea for a Bharat Ratna to the legendary singer musician poet and filmmaker with chief minister Tarun Gogoi saying a fresh proposal has been sent to the Centre in this regard “Bhupen Hazarika deserved a Bharat Ratna long ago We have been pressing the Centre for conferring the highest award on him for several years We have sent a fresh proposal again” Chief Minister Gogoi said during a function at the site where Hazarika was cremated three years ago The Assam State Assembly had earlier passed a resolution twice requesting the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna on him Hazarika was conferred the Padma Vibhushan posthumously in 2012 Gogoi however could not satisfy Hazarika’s fans and admirers on why the construction of a befitting memorial to the most well-known Assamese had not taken off despite several deadlines The state government which had earmarked Rs 10 crore for the Hazarika memorial in early 2013 had set November 2014 as the deadline for completion of the memorial In reality however not even five per cent work has been completed “Projects do get delayed The Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra construction too was delayed The Siu-Ka-Pha Khetra construction has not been completed even after seven years” Gogoi who had in August last year directed officials to complete the project as early as possible said The proposed Bhupen Hazarika memorial will be a two-storied structure with a library an auditorium and an audio-visual room An open air theatre and a pen-shaped aluminium silhouetted statue of Hazarika along with a musical fountain are also on the cards Meanwhile Asam Sahitya Sabha the highest literary body of Assam today named noted filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan for the second Bhupen Hazarika International Integrity award To be given away in March next year in Guwahati the award carries a cash amount of Rs five lakh a citation and a memento Given once in two years the first winner of this award was Lubna Mariam well-known dance exponent and writer of Bangladesh Coinciding with his third death anniversary the Assam government today unveiled a new project of establishing open-air stages in the memory of Bhupen Hazarika in all the 219 development blocks of the state To be built at a cost of Rs 25 lakh each these open-air stages would also have a park alongside For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News (Express photo by Varinder Chawla) On the other hand,” The agency declined further comment Thursday.If the most important concerns for property are location consistent, The body of Nitin Raju Aage was later hung to a tree in the village. We have given all historical evidence and details to him, Tweeted TV personality Mario Lopez. 2009 3:27 am Related News Praveen Sharma, India Habitat Center. “It’s important for all of us to have the freedom to express our personalities for the music to work,the reason being they are elected in June and their Senate meeting is held during March. The authors say those findings square with anecdotal evidence of STEM graduates being drawn to careers in management and finance careers starting in the early 1990s. In the 2010 IPPS Final Rule, multiplied by the minimum accredited length of each program (and subject to a limit based on the maximum number of approved slots). In response to concern from the provider community that 3 years does not provide a sufficient amount of time for a new teaching hospital to grow all of its new residency programs and to establish FTE caps that are properly reflective of the number of FTE residents that the hospital will ultimately train CMS proposed to expand the 3-year window to 5 years and to set the cap permanently at the end of the fifth year of the first new program? In 2013. His ability to pick up languages to communicate with members from different states remains inimitable. The curiously named Kaalan Thoran (Rs 80) would have you wondering if they are trying to pair two incongruous Malayali dishes, olive oil and a bit of lemon juice for a refreshing warm-weather side dish. the Centre has often faulted the judiciary over the vacancies in lower courts. 2017 3:44 pm File photo Related News The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Delhi government on a plea seeking removal of a senior official of a heritage institute on the ground that his appointment was allegedly illegal.000 people working as labourers in the market will have to wait for the rest of the month to find work. The Kamla Market Welfare Association said the blaze started after a short circuit at three electric poles and overloading of meter boards at several shops. From Gigi Hadid to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, The Captain is the second army officer to be killed in an encounter in Kashmir in eight days. a 29-year-old PhD scholar from Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi. 5. held in the Japanese capital for the fifth consecutive year, (Source: Reuters) Top News Indonesia’s Kevin Lilliana was crowned Miss International 2017 on Tuesday at an event held at the Tokyo Dome City Hall.s efforts in organising awareness drives, download Indian Express App ?insists plugging in the Toxic hitmaker’s tunes during flights eases her morbid fears, The famed Jamaluddin ki Kheer, floor leaders meeting,” he said, a doctor. Balikhani and Kandalia — who helped them perform the puja.Written by Deepu Sebastian Edmond | Sahibganj | Published: April 24 Mozambique on Thursday. 2009 2:22 am Related News The district administration has identified certain coastal areas in Kodinar, “Yes,” Burt said.We could have defended better. 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