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OSHA Faces New Calls To Boost Harassment Scrutiny But Prospects Limited

March 5, 2018 at 6:42 PM
As reports of sexual harassment dominate public discussion, labor groups and Democrats are stepping up their calls for OSHA and other federal agencies, as well as employers, to do more to prevent such harassment as a workplace safety issue. Many observers say that the agency's current approach of using its “general duty” authority to address harassment is inadequate and that it needs a specific standard governing harassment and other workplace violence. But while some industry lawyers expect stepped up OSHA...

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