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Attorneys Raise Concerns With DOJ's OSHA Enforcement Ahead Of Trump

December 14, 2016 at 5:55 PM
Industry attorneys are highlighting challenges companies face under an Obama administration policy of targeting worker safety violations with environmental laws, including increased penalties, vague standards and more complex dealings with federal safety investigators -- areas the incoming Trump administration may target in scaling back enforcement. During a Dec. 14 American Law Institute--Continuing Legal Education (ALI-CLE) seminar, “New Liability for Workplace Safety Violations: Raising the Environmental Stakes Under the MOU and Yates Memo” attorneys charged that the Obama administration's approach has...

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