December 3, 2021
Democrats’ Apparent Reconciliation Deal Includes OSHA Penalty Boost
Just-released legislative text that House Democratic leaders say implements a deal between President Joe Biden and Senate moderates for a $1.75 trillion social spending package maintains the previously announced proposal to raise statutory penalties for OSH Act violations by a factor of 10, along with $707 million in funding for OSHA itself. H.R. 5376 , unveiled by the House Rules Committee the afternoon of Oct. 28 soon after Biden announced a new “framework” for his signature social spending and climate...
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