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OSHA Recordkeeping Rules To Change

The Maine Department of Labor notified MGFPA that major changes to federal OSHA recordkeeping rules will go into effect on January 1, 2015. Some of our members may now be required to record occupational injuries and illnesses using the appropriate forms: the 300, 300A, and 301. This would depend on that business’ type of work identified by the business’s North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.

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FDA Releases Final Menu Labeling Rules

Just two days before Thanksgiving, the FDA announced its final “menu labeling” rules. Who knew a simple five-word clause in the 3,000 page Affordable Care Act to expand chain restaurant menu labeling rules to grocery stores could potentially be one of the most costly and burdensome regulations to impact the grocery industry. Never mind that Congress had no intention of sweeping grocery and convenience stores into the mix in the first place.

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