OSHA Booklet Available

The Occupational Safety and Health Act, passed in 1970, is an extremely detailed and complicated body of federal law. There are thousands of pages of standards and regulations covering everything from drinking water containers to underwater welding. The law firm of Fisher & Phillips LLP has provided a 28-page booklet intended to provide readers with…

TTB Guidance on Roll-Your-Own Machines

The federal Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued a guidance document on how the agency will enforce the recently enacted law classifying operators of cigarette roll-your-own machines as cigarette manufacturers. In “Cigarette-Making Machines and Other Tobacco Product Machines Made Available for Use by Consumers,” the TTB states the following: The person who…

Food Safety Video from AFPD

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that food-borne illness kills about 3,000 Americans each year. How many of you—and your employees—are properly trained to work in a meat room, where small steps can make a big difference when it comes to food safety? AFPD has produced a sanitation education video focusing on food…

Swipe-Fee Trick or Treat?

A federal judge will give opponents of a proposed settlement on credit-card swipe fees until the end of the month to voice their opinions. At the same time, the judge said he is likely to give preliminary approval to the proposal, pending the feedback. U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson on Wednesday said the pending…