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Affirmative Action Alert Oh, No! Another Executive Order For Federal Contractors

For the fifth time in seven months, President Obama has signed an Executive Order directed solely toward federal contractors and their employees. Yesterday, he signed the "Fair Play and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order to...more

Court Grants Deference to Secretary of Labor's Interpretation of OSHA Regulation

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

When the Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission offer competing but reasonable interpretations of a worker safety regulation, the Secretary's interpretation is entitled...more

FAA Lets OSHA Standards Board the Plane

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final policy allowing the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to enforce certain of its safety standards for aircraft...more

OSHA Finally Publishes Regulatory Agenda

On December 21, 2012, the full semiannual regulatory agenda for federal agencies was published. This regulatory agenda provides a complete list of all regulatory actions that are under active consideration for promulgation,...more

OSHA Still Interested in Oil and Gas Industry

by Baker Donelson on

One of the biggest fines paid in the history of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) came from the oil and gas industry. ...more

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