By: Andrew Scroggins and Benjamin Briggs

On May 19, 2023, both Houses of the Illinois General Assembly passed HB2862, which amends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act, 820 ILCS 175/. On June 16, 2023, the bill was sent to the Governor, with an effective date that is the later of July 1, 2023, or the date it

Continue Reading Amendments to Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act Impact Both Staffing Agencies and Their Clients Who Engage Contingent Workers for Work That is Not Professional or Clerical

By James L. CurtisAdam R. YoungErin Dougherty Foley, and Craig B. Simonsen

The U.S. Department of Labor has blogged about the safety of workers during the busy holiday season, indicating an area of potential enforcement for OSHA in the coming weeks.

In fact OSHA has a Holiday Workplace Safety page to learn more. Crowd management has

Continue Reading Holiday Safety Liabilities and Tips to Limit Employer Liability at Company Parties

By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has just updated its “Protecting Temporary Workers” website, for staffing agencies and their clients (i.e., host employers). The page reminds these employers that they are jointly responsible for a  temporary employee’s safety and health .

We have blogged previously about OSHA’s enforcement activities and guidance documents
Continue Reading OSHA Releases Two New Temporary Worker Guidance Documents