Conn Maciel Carey is a boutique law firm focused on Labor & Employment, Workplace Safety, and Litigation. The clients we serve — from multi-national organizations to individuals — seek us out for strategic guidance ranging from day-to-day employment counseling to managing government regulatory investigations to leading complex litigation. What sets us apart is our special emphasis on workplace challenges, our creativity in crafting positive solutions, and our passion for serving our clients' interests.
OSHA Issues During Acquisitions & Divestitures
Presented by Aaron Gelb, Micah Smith, and Daniel Deacon on October 7th at 1 pm ET
OSHA compliance issues have been long ignored in the due diligence process for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. With OSHA’s new focus on follow-up inspections and Repeat citations, and expanding the concept of successor OSHA liability, it is a topic that should no longer be left out of the due diligence process. This webinar will explain the current landscape of successor liability under the OSH Act, explain what safety and health obligations a new employer may assume as a result of past conduct by a prior employer, and provide tips and strategies for managing OSHA compliance related due diligence.
Participants in this webinar will learn:
Successor & Repeat Liability Based on Prior Employers’ Violations
Successors’ Duty to Address OSHA Penalties & Abatement of Predecessors
Requirements to Transfer & Retain a Predecessor’s Safety Records
Safety-related Due Diligence & Other Strategies
Presented by Kara Maciel and Mark Trapp on October 7th at 1 pm ET
Although the National Labor Relations Board is expected to retain its current Republican majority until 2022, we will review the state of labor law nearly nine months into the Biden Administration. We will discuss the status of the Board and its Members, its most important recent rulings, and the prospects for a return to Democrat control.
Participants in this webinar will learn:
Recent NLRB decisions or rulemakings and other timely issues
The potential impact on their employees and workplace
Contesting MSHA Citations and Orders: Tips and Strategies to Protect Your Company's History
Presented by Nick Scala on October 27th at 1 pm ET
MSHA citations and orders can vary significantly in severity, penalty, and how they might impact your company, whether mine operators or independent contractors, moving forward. Contesting MSHA citations is a right that all operators have post issuance, whether that is done informally through MSHA’s 10-day conference program, or formally through the Federal Mine Safety and Health Commission. This presentation will discuss the different avenues for contesting MSHA citations/orders, what aspects of the citations to look at when deciding whether to contest or not, and strategies for best protecting your company’s MSHA enforcement history.
Participants in this webinar will learn the following:
How to contest different types of MSHA citations and orders
What aspects of MSHA citations and orders are most important to review when determining which to contest
Tips and strategies for developing defenses for the contest process
The impacts of citations and orders on mine operator and independent contractor enforcement history, and how that can negatively impact the company in the future
Our Labor & Employment attorneys represent employers in all aspects of the employment relationship at both the federal and state levels. We work to create dynamic solutions for difficult workplace challenges facing employers, and advise all workplaces regarding management's rights under federal labor law.
The firm has experienced litigation counsel ready to step in when formal judicial proceedings, mediation or arbitration become necessary to resolve a claim or dispute. With many decades of experience among its lawyers, the firm stands ready to assist our clients in nearly any kind of workplace case.
Our Workplace Safety attorneys have extensive, hands-on experience in all aspects of OSHA and MSHA law, at both the federal and state levels, providing the full range of workplace safety law services, from managing inspections to litigating enforcement actions to program development, auditing and training.