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In this 90-minute webcast, Jim Ferrin, CGCS, and Sam Samuelson, CGCS, briefly review the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and cover ways you can make your course more user-friendly for this growing segment of the community.
You may have seen overtime pay rules back in the news. What do you need to know about the changes that have been made?
On Sept. 24, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that will make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new Overtime Pay rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, and the standard salary level will be raised from $455 to $684 a week, a move that will make all employees who earn less than $35,568 annually eligible for overtime pay of at least time-and-a-half.
Listen as Kerri Reisdorff, shareholder at Ogletree Deakins, provides details in this 60-minute webinar to help keep your facility in compliance.
Glyphosate is an important product to golf course management. You have been hearing in the news about public concerns for glyphosate use. In this 60-minute webinar, Frank Wong, Ph.D., reviews background information on glyphosate, talks about current public issues with glyphosate and provides an update on glyphosate litigation.
Original presentation date: Aug. 15, 2019 Education points: 0.10
This is a members-only webinar.
The Hazard Communication Standard was revised in 2012 with a phased-in approach to full compliance. The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is in full use by chemical manufacturers and distributors. Every employer’s updated written hazard communication program and any alternative workplace labeling should now be in place.
GCSAA’s government affairs staff welcomes Jenn Lawless, CSP, and Lana Nieves from OSHA, for this 60-minute webinar designed help you double check the changes you’ve made to your program, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) accessibility and associated employee training.
For industries that rely heavily on temporary labor to support “high season” operations, today’s record-low unemployment is resulting in a potentially-crippling shortage in this essential sector of the available workforce. The H-2B program may be a viable solution to your unique labor shortage. While establishing an H-2B program and ensuring ongoing compliance in light of an ever-changing regulatory landscape can seem daunting, qualifying employers should not be deterred from pursuing this valuable resource. In this 90-minute webinar, Ceridwen J. Koski and Reilly K. Ward from Ogletree Deakins cover the basics of the H-2B program.
This course has captioning as part of the recording.
From its initial days, the Trump administration has made worksite enforcement a political priority. Now, after tripling the number of Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents, along with promises to quintuple its worksite enforcement activities, the administration has reinforced the concept that employers must monitor and police their workforces. In this 90-minute webinar, brought to you by GCSAA’s Government Affairs department, Christopher Thomas addresses methods by which to establish effective compliance programs, options associated with cleaning up problematic Forms I-9, and recent audit and investigation activity by immigration authorities. Also discussed are developing areas in employment-based immigration enforcement and highlight steps employers should be taking to ensure they are prepared for a variety of government visitors.
How to Prepare for and Handle an OSHA Inspection or Whistleblower Investigation with an Update on the Agency’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Requirements
Matthew Linton provides a soup-to-nuts overview of what you need to know to deal with an OSHA issue when it arises. He covers the basics of OSHA: how the agency works, its authority and limits, how OSHA inspections and whistleblower investigations are triggered and conducted, citations and the contest/appeal processes. In addition, OSHA has revised its rules on how to submit injury and illness data to the agency. The new rule, which took effect Jan. 1, 2017, requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite OSHA Injury and Illness forms. Listen in to learn whether your establishment will need to submit data electronically this year.
Recorded live in San Diego during one of our GIS seminar offerings, this segment features Frank Wong, Ph.D., who takes a look at pesticide labels and some of the challenges with them. He covers details on how federal and local laws can differ and why it is critical to know the nuances. Wong shows examples of GHS Pictograms and their meaning that are available as printable handouts with this On Demand event.
If you’ve participated in many GCSAA webinars, you’ve heard us say “The Label is the Law.” In this micro-learning event Josh Weaver, Agriculture Compliance Specialist with Clemson University Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, covers some the basics on the label that you need to know. Weaver provides top level details about being a certified applicator, record keeping and protection of pollinators. Listen in for tips you can use now.
In March 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) resumed the practice of sending no-match letters (officially called Employer Correction Request notices) after a long hiatus. The purpose of these is to allow the employer to resolve discrepancies between SS records and information supplied on employer W-2 forms. While the letters are technically not part of Homeland Security enforcement actions, they do create a duty to act. In this 60-minute webinar, Ceridwen J. Koski discusses best practices on how to respond to SS no-match letters and how to avoid potential pitfalls.
Workplace harassment – most notably sexual harassment – is front page news with story after story of examples of individuals who acted inappropriately or failed to effectively act to stop inappropriate behavior by others. In this 90-minute webinar, Kerri Reisdorff with Ogletree Denkins will help bring awareness about this issue and educate you on policy development to provide a positive workplace.
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