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Worker Safety Programs Face Severe Cuts Under Trump's FY18 Budget

March 16, 2017 at 7:23 PM
Worker safety programs at OSHA and elsewhere across the federal government are facing massive cuts under President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget blueprint, which calls for a 21 percent cut to the Labor Department (DOL), which funds OSHA, and elimination of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). The White House budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018 , released March 16, requests $9.6 billion for DOL, a $2.5 billion drop from the agency's current FY 2017...

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