September 27, 2021
Reconciliation Bill Would Boost Maximum OSHA Penalty To $700,000
Provisions in the House’s $3.5 trillion spending bill would raise the statutory penalties for OSH Act violations by a factor of 10, up to a minimum of $50,000 and maximum of $700,000 -- setting the stage for Democrats to pass a key element of their a long-running push for broader reforms to the law. The House Education and Labor Committee on Sept. 10 approved its portion of the “Build Back Better Act” including the steeper OSH Act penalties and $707...
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