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Democrats Seek To Amend OSH Act, Countering Trump’s OSHA Rollbacks

February 08, 2019
House Democrats have reintroduced and expanded legislation seeking to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act by covering additional workers and bolstering protections for whistleblowers while also enhancing penalties, though an employers’ attorney suggests the bill is unlikely to pass the Senate or reach the president’s desk. “The Protecting America’s Workers Act makes long overdue improvements to [the] Occupational Safety and Health Act, by providing coverage to millions of workers who have been excluded from the law’s protections,” Rep...


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