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January 15, 2021

Judge Upholds OSHA Rollback Of Obama-Era Recordkeeping Rule

January 12, 2021 at 5:21 PM
A federal district judge has rejected a lawsuit by public health groups and Democratic states aimed at reversing OSHA’s rollback of an Obama-era rule setting electronic reporting and recordkeeping mandates for employers, ruling that the reversal was within regulators’ discretion and that the groups lacked standing to sue. The Jan 11 decision by Judge Timothy Kelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upholds OSHA’s decision to drop a mandate for employers to electronically submit their injury...

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