New FCRA Forms Must Be Used

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued an interim final rule updating two model disclosures to reflect changes made to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by recent legislation. Beginning Friday, Sept. 21, employers and background check agencies must … Read More

OSHA Plans to Update Lockout/Tagout Rule

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will launch a request for public input next April as it seeks to update its 1989 lockout/tagout standard, which is falling behind the times, especially when it comes to computer-based control of hazardous … Read More

California Tightens Smoking Regs

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California has taken a series of moves to make smoking both more difficult and more restrictive in the state. First, like Hawaii, it is upping the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 from 18. It has also extended … Read More

California Revises Its Workers Comp Notice

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The California Department of Industrial Relations has released an updated Workers’ Compensation notice. The Division of Workers’ Compensation expanded its coverage for medical coverage to include medical equipment and travel costs. Also, Health Care Organizations (HCO) was added to the … Read More