Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL has published its 2020 increases to MSHA civil penalties.
The DOL has finalized the 2020 inflation adjustments, which will nudge the penalties up 1.764%. 85 Fed. Reg. 2292 (Jan. 15, 2020).
Under the 2020 rule, the
Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL has published its 2020 increases to OSHA civil penalties.
We have blogged previously about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) annual adjustments to the maximum civil penalty dollar amounts…
Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL has published its 2019 OSHA civil penalties.
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA may refuse to allow its compliance officers to testify in civil tort proceedings.
In a personal injury action (associated with an accident that resulted in an OSHA inspection), a trucking company sought to compel the deposition testimony of…
Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL has published its 2018 OSHA civil penalties.
Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL has published its 2017 OSHA civil penalties.
On International Workers’ Memorial Day, U.S. Senator Al Franken, the top Democratic Senator on the Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee, introduced legislation to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
The legislation would expand OSHA’s coverage to include public employees. The bill would also significantly increase…