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December 9, 2022

OSHA Urges Court To Reject South Carolina Suit Over OSH Act Penalty Hikes

September 27, 2022 at 5:22 PM
OSHA is asking a federal district court to reject South Carolina’s suit that would block the agency’s years-old requirement for states to match its annual increases to maximum OSH Act penalties, saying that the Palmetto State’s claims are both legally flawed and premature because it has made no formal move to enforce the rule. In a Sept. 23 brief to the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, OSHA laid out its first arguments against the novel suit,...

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