Before Scuttling Regulations, Remember the Deadly, Destructive West Explosion
Texas Lawmakers Must Stop Eroding Workers' Compensation Laws
Coalition Comments on 'Significant New Uses of Chemical Substances' Rule
Lawmakers Must Stop Eroding Workers' Compensation Laws
July 29, 2016, CPR Lauds OSHA's Continued Vigilance over Rampant Dangers in the Poultry Slaughter Industry.
Barack Obama's Path to Progress in 2015-16: Thirteen Essential Regulatory Actions [UPDATED]
In 2014, the Center for Progressive Reform issued a report identifying 13 key regulatory actions that the Obama administration should be certain to finish before June of 2016, in order to ensure that the rules would 1) make it out of the regulatory pipeline during Obama's tenure, and 2) be finalized in time to be safe from repeal by the successor administration. In 2016, CPR followed up to see whether the Obama administration had adopted the necessary sense of urgency. (Read the online version of this report for the 2016 updates.)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, Matt Shudtz, Anne Havemann
OSHA Penalties Are Too Low for Serious Workplace Violations
Workplace Safety Civil Penalties Comments
Letter to OSHA on Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Catch-Up Adjustments from Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Katherine Tracy, July 11, 2016.
Author(s): Martha McCluskey, Sidney Shapiro, Thomas McGarity, Katie Tracy
The President’s Schizophrenia on the Working Class
Writing for The Huffington Post, Rena Steinzor and Matthew Shudtz call on President Obama to focus more energy on OSHA's obligation to protect workers on the job from a range of safety hazards.
Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz