Our associate, Steve Shardonofsky, looks at a pending Supreme Court case in his recent blog that concerns the use of personal protective clothing and equipment (PPE) required by OSHA regulations. Steve concludes that “because it is not always clear what personal protective clothing or equipment is required by OSHA regulations, employers may want to consider any Fair Labor Standards

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By Andrew Perellis and Ilana Morady

The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari to address the constitutionality of unilateral administrative orders issued by EPA under the Clean Water Act (CWA). These orders, also known as administrative compliance orders (ACOs), require parties to undertake response action when the EPA believes a violation of an environmental statute has occurred. Under the CWA

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