June 1, 2021
Nexsen Pruet attorney Dara James Coleman was quoted on OSHA plans and complaints in the Financial Planning article “Hold the line: Inside Wells Fargo’s pandemic response.”
Dara shares on OSHA’s acknowledgment of pandemic related challenges that employers cannot control.
Wells Fargo is under fire from its employees, 97 in which have raised grievances with either federal or state Occupational Safety and Health Administration agencies, concerning the bank’s response to COVID-19. However, Wells Fargo was found to be in compliance with safety rules.
Wells Fargo spokesmen said the bank implemented safety practices for employees and customers. OSHA complaints claim that Wells Fargo wasn’t doing enough to protect its workers from the virus such as the lack of social distancing, sanitizing equipment, and employees coming to work with COVID-19 symptoms.
“OSHA has recognized, basically at the outset, that there have been challenges beyond the control of the employers,” says Darra James Coleman, an attorney at Nexsen Pruet, who represents companies facing labor complaints in South Carolina.
Read the full article here.