January 15, 2021
On OSHA’s 50th Anniversary, Biden Vows Quick Action On COVID ETS
For OSHA’s 50th anniversary, President-elect Joe Biden is renewing his pledge to quickly direct the agency to consider whether to issue an emergency temporary standard (ETS) that would mandate workplace COVID-19 protections for employees, while also vowing to ramp up OSHA’s enforcement efforts and staffing levels. In a Dec. 29 statement on the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s signing of the OSH Act that created the agency, Biden stopped short of an explicit promise to have OSHA issue an...
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