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May 29, 2020

Under Pressure, DOL Readies SBREFA Panel For OSHA Violence Standard

May 2, 2019 at 5:31 PM
Under pressure from Democrats to quickly craft an OSHA standard on workplace violence in the health sector, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta acknowledged that DOL is behind schedule creating a special panel to consider small business concerns though he declined to commit to a series of requests for speedier and more aggressive action. “The [small business review] panel that was slated to begin in January is being put together currently,” Acosta told the House Education and Labor Committee during May 1...

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