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Attorneys Decry Rising Enforcement Under Trump, Faulting Labor Claims

October 11, 2018 at 5:55 PM
Industry attorneys are arguing that OSHA enforcement has risen during the Trump administration as the lack of a confirmed political leader has left career staff wielding greater influence over the agency's enforcement approach, and pushing back against labor groups' assertions that agency enforcement is declining at an “accelerated pace.” In an Oct. 3 blog post , Eric Conn and Beeta Lashkari of the firm Conn Maciel Carey, which represents employers, point to a recent increase in civil penalties and an...

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