OSHA’s Anti-retaliation Rules to Take Effect Nov. 1

On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit data from their work-related injury records to OSHA. OSHA also indicated its intention to publish this employer information on a public website. Fearing that the publicity of workplace injury and illnesses would motivate employers…

Road Rage by the Numbers

A study released by the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 78 percent of drivers experienced significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year. The study—based on a survey of 2,705 licensed drivers—estimated that a large portion of motorists engaged in a variety…

Circuit Court Rules That Password Sharing Violates Federal Law

In a ruling that appears to declare password sharing a federal crime, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the conviction of a man who used a borrowed password to gain access to his former employer’s database. The case involved a man named David Nosal, a former employee of Korn/Ferry International, a research…