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OSHA Update

By |2021-07-06T10:37:18-05:00July 6, 2021|

OSHA issued a new compliance directive outlining its inspection and enforcement requirements for the Emergency Temporary Standard put in place to protect healthcare workers from occupational exposures to COVID-19.

Legal Update

By |2022-01-11T11:36:11-06:00July 1, 2021|

Is your additional insured clause valid?  In a recent decision, a federal district court held that a broadly worded provision in a construction contract requiring one party to procure insurance, at its sole cost and expense, and name another party as an additional insured is void under the Louisiana Anti-Indemnity Act, La. R.S. § 9:2780.1(C).

How to Follow the Steps in the Lien Process

By |2021-06-29T14:28:25-05:00June 28, 2021|

Riess LeMieux recently partnered with Levelset to prepare a series of videos providing guidance to contractors on a host of topics.  In this video, Jonathan S. Forester explains the importance of following the correct steps in the lien process.

OSHA Update

By |2021-06-29T14:40:53-05:00June 16, 2021|

OSHA recently updated its COVID-19 advisory, stating that most employers "no longer need to take steps to protect their fully vaccinated workers who are not otherwise at-risk from COVID-19 exposure."

Legal Update

By |2022-01-11T11:40:03-06:00June 10, 2021|

What are the effects of performing work as an unlicensed contractor in Louisiana? Michael Lane and Ali Barnes summarized two recent appellate court decisions. Click below to read more:

OSHA Update

By |2021-06-29T15:05:09-05:00May 25, 2021|

OSHA changed its guidance that previously required employers to record adverse side effects of employees who are vaccinated. The new guidance, in effect until May 2022, states that the agency will not enforce the requirement to report COVID-19 vaccination side effects so as not to deter workers from getting vaccinated.

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