NEW YORK, May 19, 2023 — John Ho, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s OSHA-Workplace Safety Practice, has been named an Avetta fellow. John will join dozens of fellows with experience in diverse fields related to supply chain advancements, including associated safety and health issues.
John exclusively represents employers in all labor and employment matters and regularly works with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and state OSHA plans. John has extensive experience assisting businesses with internal safety and health audits, responding to OSHA and state-sponsored OSHA complaints of workplace safety and health and retaliation, hazard alert letters, and resolving and contesting OSHA citations, including but not limited to fatality investigations as well as defending against claims of retaliation under various OSHA statutes and New York’s Workers’ Compensation Law.
John also routinely works on wage and hour matters involving federal and state laws, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York Labor Law, and New York’s Miscellaneous Industries Wage Order, in addition to handling discrimination and retaliation claims, ADA public accommodation cases, misclassification of independent contractors, employee handbook policies, executive employment contracts, non-competes, and conducting workplace harassment and discrimination investigations.
Before private practice, John served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor, where he prosecuted FLSA and OSHA cases. While at the DOL, he received a commendation from OSHA’s regional administrator for prosecuting a discrimination complaint under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.
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