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7th Circuit Holds Lack of OSHA Regulation Cannot Provide Negative Inference in FLSA Case

WP Admin | Nov 18th, 2013

This week’s discussion looks back at a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision from the end of October that rejected the proposition that the absence of an OSHA regulation requiring showering and changing of clothing by foundry workers meant that it was not required by the nature of the work. The case also advances a position of the Seventh Circuit against courts trying to handle complexity through simplified means.

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Indiana Court of Appeals Once More Asked to Interpret AIA Standard Construction Contract

WP Admin | Oct 25th, 2013

This week’s discussion focuses on the interpretation of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) standard construction contract by the Indiana Court of Appeals in the recent case Allen County Public Library v. Shambaugh & Sons, L.P. The court held that the waiver of subrogation and requirement of insurance provisions do not apply to damages to the surrounding area around the construction site.

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