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Industrial Law - US
- Bureau of Industry and Security
BIS Mission: Advance U.S. national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by ensuring an effective export control and treaty compliance system and promoting continued U.S. strategic technology leadership.
- DOL - Nature of the Industry
* With about 2.0 million civilian employees, the Federal Government, excluding the Postal Service, is the Nation's largest employer. * About 85 percent of Federal employees work outside the Washington, DC metropolitan area. * A substantial number of job openings will arise as many Federal workers are expected to retire over the next decade; competition is high during times of economic uncertainty, however, when workers seek the stability of Federal employment.
- OSHA - Industrial Safety Compliance
This page provides resources to help employers comply with and workers understand OSHA requirements and learn about OSHA’s cooperative programs. If you are in a state with an OSHA-approved State Program, you may be subject to different or additional requirements, and different or additional cooperative programs may be available to you.
- OSHA - Personal Protective Equipment Policies
Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.
- The National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)
The National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) was enacted by Congress in June 1933 and was one of the measures by which President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to assist the nation's economic recovery during the Great Depression. The passage of NIRA ushered in a unique experiment in U.S. economic history—the NIRA sanctioned, supported, and in some cases, enforced an alliance of industries.
Organizations Related to Industrial Law
- American National Standards Institute
As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.
- American Society for Testing and Materials
ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.
- National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the leading manufacturing association, representing manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Our mission is to be the voice of all manufacturing in the United States and inform policymakers about manufacturing’s vital role in the U.S. economy.
- North American Industry Classification System
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS, pronounced Nakes) was developed as the standard for use by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the collection, analysis, and publication of statistical data related to the business economy of the U.S. NAICS was developed under the auspices of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and adopted in 1997 to replace the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.
Publications Related to Industrial Law
- Business Types and Industries
Business.gov provides guides that are tailored to meet the needs of specific audiences and business types. The following resources provide information that help specialized audiences start their own businesses.
- Industrial and Labor Relations Review
Issued quarterly since October 1947, the Industrial and Labor Relations Review is interdisciplinary in scope and international in its coverage of work and employment issues. We define industrial relations to include a broad range of market, organizational, and institutional processes related to the world of work. Relevant topics include the organization of work, the nature of employment contracts, human resource management, employment relations, conflict management and dispute resolution, labor market dynamics and policies, labor and employment law, and employee attitudes and behaviors at work.
- U.S. Business and Industry Council
The U.S. Business and Industry Council is a national organization of business owners and executives dedicated to making the U.S. domestic economy the world's leading engine of economic growth. The USBIC Educational Foundation is its research arm. Only a robust national economy, balanced in capabilities and dynamic in operation, can provide the material base for an American society that is stable at home and secure in the world.
Articles on HG.org Related to Industrial Law
- Adoption of a New Legislation for a Better Industrial Environment in the DRCBefore the social movements of plunder and anti-plunder of 1990s, wars and other civil revolts, the Republic Democratic of the Congo, (“DRC”) was among the most industrialized countries of Central Africa.
- An Overview of Intelectual and Industrial Property Law in TurkeyIn 1995, Turkey has started the necessary studies for building an active and modern intellectual and intellectual property rights system and achieved significant results. The steps taken by Turkey in the previous decade in the field of intellectual and industrial property rights are embodied in various laws, decree laws and regulations.
- OSHA Safety Standards for Vessels: Ship Fire SafetyThere are OSHA safety standards for vessels that employers must enforce to ensure ship fire safety. Violating standards could result in a Jones Act maritime claim.
- Work-Life Balance Can Reduce Workplace Injury RisksStudies have found that lower work-family stress can lead to more productive workers and a lowered risk of on the job accidents. According to new data, reducing workplace injury risks could be as simple as encouraging your workers to develop a better balance between work and their personal lives. The study by the National Institute of Occupation Safety and Health found that workers, who spend more time on their personal lives, could actually have a reduced risk of workplace accidents.
- New Measures on Administration of Special Funds for the Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in ChinaOn May 25th, 2012, the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) of the People's Republic of China (“PRC”) jointly issued the Measures on Administration of Special Funds for Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (hereinafter referred to as the “New Measures”) which shall enter into force as of the date of its promulgation. June 13rd, 2012.
- Best Practice for Technology Manufacturing Contracts - TaiwanHere in Asia, it’s surprising how often tech companies will team up with a business partner and commence manufacturing, with no contract in place, placing trust in a few emails, oral conversations and purchase orders. I know, because they will then come to me, after problems have arisen, with questions about their legal rights. Much risk and uncertainty can be eliminated if the parties will first negotiate and sign a basic manufacturing agreement.
- Litigants Beware — Your Facebook Content May Not Be PrivateAs the social networking market continues to grow and evolve, consumers are increasingly presented with new platforms through which they can document and share their lives. The expansion of this market, particularly over the past few years, has been nothing short of remarkable. Websites like Facebook and LinkedIn have become nearly mandatory for young adults, much like cell phones in the 1990s. Written by James P. Goslee, Esquire
- Federal Torts Claim Act – What You Need to Know NowWhen an individual is injured due to the negligence of any employee of the United States who is acting in their role as a government employee at the time the negligence occurs, then there can be a viable cause of action on behalf of the injured person. - Written by Joel S. Rosen, Esquire
- Proving Permanent Impairment in Your Personal Injury CaseIf you are not completely healed at the time you are considered to be at maximum medical improvement, your personal injury is considered a permanent impairment and you are entitled to compensation for this loss of function. This article reviews your legal options if you have a permanent medical impairment suffered from a personal or work-related accident.
- Construction Attorney Discusses Scaffolding Injuries on Construction Sites and Construction AccidentsEvery year, there are thousands of scaffolding injuries resulting from scaffold use and scaffolding accidents. Scaffolding injuries occur because construction sites are dangerous places to work and there are different subcontractors performing different duties, sometimes in the same area. Scaffolding injuries can result in serious injuries, which is why it is very important to use an attorney experienced in construction site accidents.
- All Business and Industry Law Articles
Articles written by attorneys and experts worldwide discussing legal aspects related to Business and Industry including: agency and distributorship, agency law, business and industry, business formation, business law, commercial law, contracts, corporate governance, corporate law, e-commerce, food and beverages law, franchising, industrial and manufacturing, joint ventures, legal economics, marketing law, mergers and acquisitions, offshore services, privatization law, retail, shareholders rights and utilities.