“A violation here, a violation there, now OSHA can abate everywhere?”

A recent ALJ ruling in an OSHA case may signal a significant increase in OSHA’s attempts to enforce standards at locations they have not even inspected. In Secretary of Labor v. Central Transport, LLC (available here), OSHA filed a complaint requesting “enterprise-wide abatement”.

More Intensive OSHA Investigations Are Coming: What OSHA’s New Weighting System Means For Workplace Safety and Health Inspections.

New Landlord-Tenant Rules

In 2017, the Virginia General Assembly passed important omnibus revisions to Virginia landlord-tenant law. These revisions, in the form of House Bill 2033 (“H.B. 2033”), became effective as of July 1, 2017.