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Court Grants USW Request To Support Obama OSHA's Beryllium Rule

February 21, 2017
A federal appeals court has granted United Steelworkers' (USW) request to intervene in support of the Obama administration's OSHA rule setting standards to protect workers from beryllium exposures, allowing the union to defend a rule that its members have sought for years but which industry is challenging. In a Feb. 17 request to intervene , USW says industry lawsuits are seeking to roll back the rule's protections, and that the union has long sought a stronger exposure limit for the...

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