By Benjamin D. Briggs, A. Scott Hecker, Adam R. YoungDaniel R. BirnbaumPatrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Biden Administration’s Fall 2022 Regulatory Agenda for DOL indicates the Agency’s intent to revise and expand its use of administrative subpoenas through an “interim final rule.” OSHA claims the purpose of

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By Brent I. Clark, Meagan Newman, and Craig B. Simonsen

The DC Circuit has just remanded a case to the Mine Safety and Health Review Commission because the Commission failed to explain its departure from its own precedent.

Failure to Contest Proposed Penalties Not Fatal

In this case the mine operator had contested an MSHA citation, but not the
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