December 9, 2023
OSHA Urges Court To Reject State’s Suit Over Maximum Penalty Levels
OSHA is asking a federal district court to dismiss South Carolina’s latest challenge to the agency’s yet-unenforced requirement for states to raise their maximum penalties for workplace health and safety violations to match federal levels, saying the case was filed too late and fails to show any harm from the policy, among other flaws. The agency’s May 22 motion to dismiss South Carolina v. Department of Labor (DOL), et al. , says the state has exceeded its statute of limitations...
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