Inside OSHA

June 2, 2020

Bolstering Rollbacks, Trump Taps Scalia, Former DOL Solicitor, To Replace Acosta

July 19, 2019 at 5:27 PM
In a move that seeks to bolster the lagging deregulatory agenda at OSHA and other agencies, President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate Eugene Scalia, a former Labor Department (DOL) solicitor, to replace exiting Labor Secretary Alex Acosta. Scalia, who currently serves in private practice and is the son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, has a long history challenging OSHA and other DOL rules on behalf of employers, including leading the successful attack on the...

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