The United States Supreme Court has granted review in a case in which the Justices will decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act requires enforcement of a bilateral arbitration agreement providing that an employee cannot raise representative claims, including under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
On December 16, 2021 – one day before the Sixth Circuit lifted its stay of the federal OSHA ETS – Cal/OSHA announced it had readopted its previously issued Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Confusion ensued.
On December 17, 2021 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit lifted its stay of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). This means that all employers with 100 or more employees will be subject to the new federal OSHA ETS protocols.