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May 9, 2021

OSHA Faces Wave Of Legal Challenges To Early COVID-19 Citations

April 20, 2021 at 6:13 PM
Even as OSHA ramps up its COVID-19 enforcement, employers’ attorneys say the more than 300 already filed pandemic citations are facing an extraordinary level of legal push-back, with appeals pending for almost half of the cases -- potentially teeing up pivotal rulings on the agency’s authority to require infection-control measures. During an April 20 webcast hosted by the employer-focused law firm Conn Maciel Carey, attorney Dan Deacon said 172 pandemic-related enforcement actions opened by the Trump OSHA are now facing...

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