February 28, 2021
Walsh Calls For Strong OSHA, Praises Virginia’s COVID-19 Standard
Labor Secretary nominee Marty Walsh said at his Feb. 4 confirmation hearing that OSHA will be one of his “first, top priorities” if confirmed, praised Virginia’s COVID-19 workplace standard and said any federal rule for the pandemic will come with a boost to enforcement, echoing President Joe Biden’s promises for the agency. In his answers to questions from members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Walsh stopped short of promising to have OSHA issue an emergency temporary...
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