May 9, 2021
Biden Seeks Major Budget Increase For OSHA To Bolster Worker Safety
President Joe Biden is proposing $2.1 billion in fiscal year 2022 funding for OSHA and other Department of Labor (DOL) worker protection agencies, representing an increase of $304 million or 17 percent over the FY21 enacted level to ramp up enforcement and regulatory efforts to protect employees. Biden recently released his FY22 discretionary spending request that includes $14.2 billion for DOL, a $1.7 billion or 14 percent increase from FY21 that includes the funding hike for worker safety efforts. “Over...
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