U.S. Senate Overturns OSHA’s Volks Rule

U.S. Senate Overturns OSHA’s Volks Rule

The U.S. Senate, by a vote of 50-48, overturned OSHA’s so-called “Volks” rule, which had required employers to maintain injury records for five years. Overturning this rule means employers need to maintain records for only six months. Safety experts have argued that overturning the rule makes it easier to hide serious injuries from the government […]

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OSHA Delays Anti-Retaliation Protections

OSHA Delays Anti-Retaliation Protections

OSHA’s final rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses includes a provision that prohibits employers from discouraging workers who want to report an injury or illness. These anti-retaliation provisions were scheduled to go into effect on August 10, 2016, but OSHA has delayed their enforcement until November 1, 2016 to continue outreach and […]

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How Banorte Achieves Carbon Performance Excellence

How Banorte Achieves Carbon Performance Excellence

Recently implemented Mexican regulations mean that, since December 2015, all organizations must report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions form stationary and mobile sources, as well as direct and indirect emissions if these are more than 25,000 tCO2e. Grupo Financiero Banorte, the third largest financial group in Mexico, is meeting those new carbon regulatory requirements thanks […]

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