By James L. Curtis, Kerry M. Mohan, and Craig B. Simonsen

Anne Purcell, Associate General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), recently issued an “Operations-Management” Memorandum on “Procedure in Cases Involving Potential OSHA and Wage and Hour Issues.” Memorandum OM 14-77 (August 8, 2014).

We had blogged earlier this year when the Occupational Safety
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By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

We had previously blogged about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s solicitation of public comments (78 Fed. Reg. 3918) on a proposal to provide an electronic submission form for employees to submit retaliation complaints.

Now, without any further rulemaking or other explanation concerning any comments that OSHA may have received,
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By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is soliciting public comments on its proposal to provide additional methods for employees to submit retaliation complaints to OSHA, including electronic submission.

OSHA’s whistleblower regulations specify the procedures that an employee must use to file a complaint alleging that their employer violated a whistleblower provision for

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