By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

iStock_000060649768MediumOn 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

By James L. Curtis, Meagan Newman, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), together with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), recently proposed a new policy for addressing flight attendant workplace safety. While FAA aviation safety regulations ordinarily take precedence, the FAA is proposing that OSHA enforce certain occupational safety