By James L. Curtis and Meagan Newman

On October 2, 2012 OSHA announced an alternative dispute resolution pilot program for complaints filed with OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program.  The program, which will have two methods of ADR: early resolution and mediation, will be offered in the Chicago and San Francisco Regional Offices.  Participation in the program will be voluntary.

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

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted a new directive, CPL 02-03-004 (September 12, 2012), to provide procedures for the processing of appeals filed under Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Section 11(c)), and appeals filed under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response
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