By Adam R. YoungA. Scott HeckerPatrick D. JoyceDaniel R. Birnbaum and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: Here we go again. The impending federal government shutdown may suspend many enforcement and consultation functions of the United States Department of Labor, including OSHA.

The federal government is currently funded through November 17, 2023. If Congress does

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By Brent I. Clark and Meagan N. Newman

The recent shutdown of the Federal Government has impacted Federal OSHA.  We have been advised that most OSHA area offices are being manned by a small crew who are limited to working on emergency type issues such as fatalities and claims of imminent danger.  All other routine OSHA activities, such as inspections,
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