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Acosta Eyes New Procedural Rule To Limit DOL, OSHA's Use Of Guidance

May 06, 2019
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says the Labor Department (DOL) is considering writing a new procedural rule that would limit OSHA and other entities' use of guidance documents to make policy in the wake of an Inspector General finding that the agency, during the Obama administration, did not take adequate steps when issuing guidance, opening it up to legal challenges. During May 2 testimony before a Senate appropriations subcommittee, Acosta said the department is considering writing a new rule that would...

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