US OSHA extends COVID National Emphasis Program
US OSHA announced that it is extending its Revised National Emphasis Program for COVID-19 until further notice.
The Biden Administration signals a sharp focus on healthcare enforcement
The US Department of Justice has announced a nationwide healthcare fraud takedown.
OSHA announces new grants for workplace safety and health training
On March 4, 2022, federal OSHA announced US$3.2M in new Susan Harwood Grant monies from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
COVID-19 action plan
President Joe Biden announced an action plan marking an expansion of the US federal government's role in addressing COVID-19.
Banking Code of Practice review: Consumer group reaction
The Australian Banking Association (ABA) is currently undertaking the anticipated three-yearly independent review of the Banking Code of Practice (BCOP), with the consultation period having just closed.
US OSHA promotes training grants for safer workplaces
The acting assistant secretary for OSHA James Frederick issued an editorial promoting two sources of grant monies available to employers, unions and other organizations.
Guide to COVID-19: Government Relief Programs in Canada
As Canadian business leaders continue to face exceptional and wide-ranging challenges in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government and each of the provincial governments have introduced various subsidy, tax and other relief to help businesses cope with the crisis.
The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act: Implications for the energy and infrastructure sectors
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) introduces a number of temporary and permanent measures to restructuring and insolvency law which will affect creditors’ rights in the UK.